Section 16-25-81


Published: 2015

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Section 16-25-81

Section 16-25-81Cost-of-living increase provided for certain retirees participating under Section 36-27-6.

(a) Commencing October 1, 1993, there is provided to certain persons identified in subsection (b) of this section who are currently receiving benefits, whose effective date of retirement was prior to October 1, 1992, for purposes of receiving benefits from the Employees' Retirement System, and to certain beneficiaries of deceased members and deceased retirees who are currently receiving survivor benefits if the effective date of retirement or death for the deceased member or retiree was prior to October 1, 1992, for purposes of receiving benefits from the Employees' Retirement System, a cost-of-living increase as follows:



(1) 1.28 percent of the current gross benefit paid to the retiree and to certain beneficiaries of deceased members and deceased retirees.



(2) One dollar and twenty-eight cents ($1.28) per month for each year of service attained by the retiree for each retiree selecting the maximum retirement allowance or option one.



(3) One dollar and twenty-eight cents ($1.28) per month for each year of service attained by the retiree reduced by the retiree's option election factor for each retiree selecting options two, three, or four.



(4) One dollar and twenty-eight cents ($1.28) per month for each year of service attained by the deceased member or deceased retiree reduced by the survivor's option factor for each beneficiary receiving monthly benefits from the Employees' Retirement System.



(5) One dollar and twenty-eight cents ($1.28) per month for each year of retirement attained by the retiree and certain beneficiaries of deceased members and deceased retirees.



(6) One dollar and twenty-eight cents ($1.28) per month for each year of retirement attained by the retiree reduced by the retirees option election factor for each retiree selecting options two, three, or four.



(7) One dollar and twenty-eight cents ($1.28) per month for each year of retirement attained by the deceased member or deceased retiree reduced by the survivor's option factor for each beneficiary receiving monthly benefits from the Employees' Retirement System.



(b) The benefits provided in this section are limited to those retirees whose participation in the Employees' Retirement System was based on Section 36-27-6, and whose employer at the time of retirement was a local board of education or a state supported institution of higher education. The benefits granted in this section shall not apply to any other participants in the Employees' Retirement System.

(Acts 1993, No. 93-479, p. 759, §2; Acts 1993, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 93-916, p. 215, §1.)

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