MCL - Section 38.2308

Act 234 of 1992

38.2308 Offsetting benefits against amounts owed; forfeiture of service credit for transfer to federal agency; rights subject to public employee retirement benefit protection act.

Sec. 308.

    (1) The retirement system may offset retirement benefits or refunds payable under this act against amounts owed to the retirement system by a member, vested former member, retirant, retirement allowance beneficiary, or refund beneficiary.
    (2) If the retirement system is required by the federal government pursuant to a court order to transmit a part of a member's accumulated contributions to a federal agency, the service credit that is covered by the payment shall be forfeited in the same manner as if the employee had requested and been paid a refund of the member's most recent contributions.
    (3) The right of a person to a retirement allowance, to the return of accumulated contributions, to an optional benefit, to any other right accrued or accruing to a member or beneficiary under this act, and to the money belonging to the retirement system is subject to the public employee retirement benefit protection act.

History: 1992, Act 234, Eff. Mar. 31, 1993 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 95, Imd. Eff. Mar. 27, 2002