STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 240 of 1943
38.44a Member employed by state judicial council.
(1) An individual who was a member on September 30, 1996 by virtue of his or her employment by the state judicial council shall continue to be a member on and after October 1, 1996 if all of the following requirements are met:
(a) The individual is employed by the Wayne county judicial council, if created, by the Detroit judicial council, if created, or by the city of Detroit or Wayne county performing judicial duties in the circuit court in the third judicial circuit, in the recorder's court of the city of Detroit, or in the district court in the thirty-sixth district.
(b) The individual's employer pays to the retirement system an amount based upon the contribution rates determined under section 38, in the manner prescribed by the retirement system.
(2) By January 20, April 20, July 20, and October 20 of each year, the employer of an individual described in subsection (1) shall file with the retirement system a quarterly affidavit for the preceding 3 months. The affidavit shall certify the aggregate compensation that is reportable to the retirement system under this act, sources of contributions, and contributions required by law. Not later than October 20 of each year, the employer of an individual described in subsection (1) shall file a report with the retirement system that includes all of the following information for the preceding 12 months:
(a) A list of all individuals described in subsection (1) employed by that employer.
(b) The salary paid to each individual listed under subdivision (a).
(c) The amount of service performed by an individual listed under subdivision (a).
(d) Any other information the retirement system requires for the administration of this section.
(3) If an employer fails to submit a report or contributions, or both, according to the schedule established by the retirement system, the employer shall pay a late fee. If the employer remits contributions late, the late fee shall include interest for each day the remittance of contributions is late. The retirement system periodically may establish a late fee, which fee shall not be less than $25.00, and interest charges, which charges shall not be less than 6% per annum.
(4) The retirement system shall grant service credit for the time an individual meets the requirements established in subsection (1). An individual who continues to be a member under this section is entitled to all of the rights, privileges, and benefits provided by this act.
History: Add. 1996, Act 389, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 1996
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