2019 Mississippi Code
Title 21 - Municipalities
Chapter 29 - Employees’ Retirement and Disability Systems
Article 7 - Miscellaneous Provisions.
§ 21-29-327. Board of Trustees of Public Employees’ Retirement System authorized to assess interest and bring suit on delinquent payments from municipalities whose retirement funds it administers
Any municipality that has established a retirement fund or disability and relief fund under Articles 1, 3 and 5 of this chapter shall be assessed interest on delinquent payments as determined by the Board of Trustees of the Public Employees’ Retirement System in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the board of trustees. Any delinquent payments, assessed interest and any other amount certified by the board of trustees as owed by the municipality may be recovered by action in a court of competent jurisdiction against the municipality or may, upon due certification of delinquency and at the request of the board of trustees, be deducted from any other monies payable to the municipality by any department or agency of the state.