2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1001 — Declaration of policy

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§1001. Declaration of policy

In order to extend to employees of the state and its political subdivisions, and of the instrumentalities of either, and to the dependents and survivors of such employees, the basic protection accorded to others by the federal old age, survivors, and disability insurance, and health insurance coverage embodied in the Social Security Act, it is hereby declared to be the policy of this state, subject to the limitations of this Chapter, that such steps be taken, and they are hereby expressly authorized, as to provide such protection to employees of the state and its political subdivisions and of the instrumentalities of either on as broad a basis as is permitted under applicable federal law. It is also the policy of this state that the protection afforded employees in positions covered by a retirement system on the date an agreement under this Chapter is made applicable to service performed in such positions, or receiving periodic benefits under such retirement system at such time, will not be impaired as a result of making the agreement so applicable or as a result of legislative enactment in anticipation thereof.

Acts 1952, No. 204, §1. Amended by Acts 1955, No. 36, §1; Acts 2004, No. 280, §1, eff. July 1, 2004.

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