MICHIGAN LEGISLATIVE RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 261 of 1957
38.1080 Distributions; exemption from tax; subject to public employee retirement benefit protection act; right of setoff to recover overpayment and satisfy claims; correction of errors in records and actions.
(1) Distributions from employer contributions made pursuant to section 74(2) and (3) and earnings on those employer contributions, and distributions from employee contributions made pursuant to section 74(3) and earnings on those employee contributions, are exempt from any state, county, municipal, or other local tax and are subject to the public employee retirement benefit protection act.
(2) The state treasurer has the right of setoff to recover overpayments made under this act and to satisfy any claims arising from embezzlement or fraud committed by a qualified participant, former qualified participant, refund beneficiary, or other person who has a claim to a distribution or any other benefit from Tier 2.
(3) The state treasurer shall correct errors in the records and actions in Tier 2 under this act, and shall seek to recover overpayments and shall make up underpayments.
History: Add. 1996, Act 486, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997
Am. 2002, Act 97, Imd. Eff. Mar. 27, 2002
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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