2011 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:456.1 — Permitted withholding; louisiana student tuition assistance and revenue trust program education savings account
§456.1. Permitted withholding; Louisiana Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust Program education savings account
A. Notwithstanding any law, rule, or regulation to the contrary and effective July 1, 1997, and thereafter, any employee of the state or of a political subdivision in the state may authorize his employing department, office, or agency to withhold from his salary a specific amount for such pay periods as may be designated, for deposit into an education savings account as provided for by R.S. 17:3091 et seq., relative to the Louisiana Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust Program.
B. Distribution of funds to a Louisiana Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust Program education savings account shall be made based upon the payroll deduction collection record of the department, office, or agency.
C. No withholding may be made from the earnings of any employee for the purposes permitted by this Section unless the withholding is specifically and voluntarily authorized by the employee in writing. Any amount withheld in accordance with the provisions of this Section shall be remitted to the Louisiana Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust Program on a regularly scheduled basis as prescribed by rules adopted in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act by the Louisiana Tuition Trust Authority.
Acts 1997, No. 599, §1, eff. July 3, 1997.
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