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Section 38.1d

STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 240 of 1943


38.1d Definitions.

Sec. 1d.

(1) Beginning January 1, 2002, except as otherwise provided in this subsection, "eligible retirement plan" means 1 or more of the following:

(a) An individual retirement account described in section 408(a) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 408.

(b) An individual retirement annuity described in section 408(b) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 408.

(c) An annuity plan described in section 403(a) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 403.

(d) A qualified trust described in section 401(a) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 401.

(e) An annuity contract described in section 403(b) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 403.

(f) An eligible plan under section 457(b) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 457, that is maintained by a state, a political subdivision of a state, an agency or instrumentality of a state, or an agency or instrumentality of a political subdivision of a state, so long as amounts transferred into eligible retirement plans from this retirement system are separately accounted for by the plan provider that accepts the distributee's eligible rollover distribution. However, in the case of an eligible rollover distribution to a surviving spouse on or before December 31, 2001, an eligible retirement plan means an individual retirement account or an individual retirement annuity described above.

(g) Beginning January 1, 2008, except as otherwise provided in this subsection, "eligible retirement plan" means a Roth individual retirement account as described in section 408A of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 408A, subject to the rules that apply to rollovers from a traditional individual retirement account to a Roth individual retirement account.

(2) Beginning January 1, 2007, "eligible rollover distribution" means a distribution of all or any portion of the balance to the credit of the distributee. Eligible rollover distribution does not include any of the following:

(a) A distribution made for the life or life expectancy of the distributee or the joint lives or joint life expectancies of the distributee and the distributee's designated beneficiary.

(b) A distribution for a specified period of 10 years or more.

(c) A distribution to the extent that the distribution is required under section 401(a)(9) of the internal revenue code.

(d) The portion of any distribution that is not includable in federal gross income, except to the extent such portion of the distribution is paid to either of the following:

(i) An individual retirement account or annuity described in section 408(a) or 408(b) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 408.

(ii) A qualified plan described in section 401(a) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 401, or an annuity contract described in section 403(b) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 403, and the plan providers agree to separately account for the amounts paid, including any portion of the distribution that is includable in federal gross income, and the portion of the distribution which is not so includable.

(3) "Employee" means a person who may become eligible for membership under this act, as provided in section 13, if the person's compensation is paid in whole or in part by this state.

(4) "Employer" or "state" means this state.


History: Add. 1995, Act 176, Imd. Eff. Oct. 17, 1995 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 93, Imd. Eff. Mar. 27, 2002 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 353, Imd. Eff. Dec. 23, 2008


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