2014 Tennessee Code
Title 8 - Public Officers And Employees
Chapter 36 - Retirement Benefits
Part 8 - Reemployment After Retirement
§ 8-36-808 - Members of general assembly.

TN Code § 8-36-808 (2014) What's This?

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, any person becoming a member of the general assembly after November 1, 1982, may continue service in the general assembly without loss or suspension of such person's retirement allowance; provided, that such retirement allowance is based on service and salary rendered in a capacity other than that as a general assembly member.

(b) Any retirement benefits accrued as a result of general assembly service will only be paid upon termination of services in the general assembly.

(c) Any general assembly member previously denied retirement credit:

(1) Under the provisions of this section prior to its amendment by Acts 1985, ch. 449 §§ 22 and 23; or

(2) Under any other provisions of the law governing the retirement system because such member was receiving a retirement benefit;

shall be entitled to claim retirement credit for general assembly service upon making application therefor to the retirement system and making any contributions such member would have made had such member been a member during such period plus interest as provided by § 8-37-214. Any adjustment in retirement benefits shall be effective at the beginning of the following month.

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