Code of Alabama - Title 36: Public Officers and Employees - Section 36-27C-2 - Definitions

Section 36-27C-2 - Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) BOARD. The Board of Control of the Public Employees Defined Contribution Savings Fund.

(2) ELIGIBLE EMPLOYER. An employer or other entity who compensates a participant for the public service.

(3) FUND. The Public Employees' Defined Contribution Savings Fund.

(4) PARTICIPANT. A person who elects to participate in the fund who makes voluntary employee contributions into a 457 deferred compensation or a 403(b) tax sheltered annuity plan, who is not a public school employee and who meets any of the following requirements:

a. Is a member of the Teachers' Retirement System.

b. Is a member of the Employees' Retirement System.

c. Is a member of the Judicial Retirement Fund.

d. Is an employee of an employer eligible to participate in the Employees' Retirement System pursuant to Section 36-27-6 which elects to participate.

e. Is a public official or public employee of the State of Alabama or any political subdivision thereof. As used in this chapter, "public official" does not include a person holding an elected state or local office.

(Act 2001-704, p. 1562, §1.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021