2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:66-44 - Service retirement allowances.
18A:66-44 Service retirement allowances.
18A:66-44. A member, upon retirement for service, shall receive a retirement allowance consisting of:
(a) an annuity which shall be the actuarial equivalent of his accumulated deductions, together with interest after January 1, 1956, less any excess contributions as provided in N.J.S.18A:66-20; and
(b) a pension in the amount which, when added to the member's annuity, will provide a total retirement allowance of 1/64 of final compensation for each year of service credited as class A service and 1/55 of final compensation for each year of service credited as class B service, or for a person who becomes a member of the retirement system on or after the effective date of P.L.2010, c.1 1/60 of final compensation for each year of service credited as class B service.
Upon the receipt of proper proofs of the death of a member who has retired on a service retirement allowance, there shall be paid to the member's beneficiary, an amount equal to 3/16 of the compensation upon which contributions by the member to the annuity savings fund were based in the last year of creditable service or in the year of the member's highest contractual salary, whichever is higher.
amended 1971, c.121, s.25; 1995, c.410, s.4; 2001, c.133, s.6; 2010, c.1, s.10.