2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:37 - Regaining membership in actuarially funded retirement system

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 24:37 (2018)

§37. Regaining membership in actuarially funded retirement system

A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any person who was elected as a member of the legislature in 1968, who prior to May 11, 1964 had been a member of any actuarially funded retirement system maintained by the state or any political subdivision thereof and was serving as a member of the legislature, and who on July 31, 1968 is not over the age of fifty-seven years, shall be eligible to regain membership in the system as of May 13, 1968, of which he had been a member, provided that application therefor is made to the board of trustees and repayment on or before September 1, 1968, of any amount of accumulated contributions to the system previously withdrawn, together with interest thereon at the rate of two percent per annum until paid, such member of the legislature shall be given credit in the system for creditable service to which he was entitled prior to withdrawal from membership and withdrawal of accumulated contributions.

The board of directors of the system shall adopt such rules and regulations as it deems necessary to carry out the purposes of this Section.

B. Repealed by Acts 1966, No. 492, §9.

C. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any person who was a member of the Senate of this state and who was a member of this system but who has retired as a member of the system and is drawing benefits therefrom and who is, on July 29, 1964, between the ages of 60 and 65 years and is serving as director of highways may elect to cease to draw benefits from the system and to regain membership in the system, provided that such election shall be made on or before September 1, 1964. Any such person, upon his subsequent retirement from the state service, shall be entitled to benefits from the system based upon his accumulated contributions at the time of such retirement from active state service.

D. Any person who has met the requirements of Subsection C, and has made the election provided therein, shall be, upon his subsequent retirement from the state service, entitled to have his retirement benefits recomputed with credit for the additional service and the earnings received during his tenure as highway director.

Added by Acts 1964, No. 179, §1. Amended by Acts 1965, No. 22, §1; Acts 1966, No. 492, §9; Acts 1968, No. 18, §1.

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