MICHIGAN LEGISLATIVE RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 261 of 1957
38.1075 Tier 2; vesting requirements and schedule; health care coverage; vesting requirements.
(1) A qualified participant is immediately 100% vested in his or her contributions made to Tier 2. A qualified participant shall vest in the employer contributions made on his or her behalf to Tier 2 according to the following schedule:
(a) Upon completion of 2 years of service, 50%.
(b) Upon completion of 3 years of service, 75%.
(c) Upon completion of 4 years of service, 100%.
(2) A qualified participant is vested in the health insurance coverage provided in section 79 if the qualified participant meets 1 of the following requirements:
(a) The qualified participant has completed 6 years of service as a qualified participant before January 1, 2013 and was not a member, deferred vested member, or former nonvested member of Tier 1.
(b) The qualified participant was a member, deferred vested member, or former nonvested member of Tier 1 who made an election to participate in Tier 2 pursuant to section 61, and who has met the service requirements he or she would have been required to meet in order to vest in health benefits under section 50b.
(c) The qualified participant meets all of the following requirements:
(i) Was not a member, deferred vested member, or former nonvested member of Tier 1.
(ii) Was first elected to fill a vacancy in the house of representatives for a period less than the full term but more than 1/2 of the term of office.
(iii) Has completed 5 years of service as a qualified participant before January 1, 2013.
History: Add. 1996, Act 486, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997
Am. 1998, Act 501, Imd. Eff. Jan. 5, 1999
Am. 2011, Act 200, Imd. Eff. Oct. 18, 2011
Compiler's Notes: Section 2 of Act 486 of 1996 provides:“Section 2. If any section or part of a section of this act is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, the holding does not affect the validity of the remaining sections of this act or the act in its entirety.”
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