19-20-607. Supplemental state contribution -- appropriation. (1) (a) Each month, the state shall contribute, as a supplemental contribution to the teachers' retirement system, from the general fund to the pension trust fund an amount equal to 2.38% of the total earned compensation of school district and community college active members participating in the system.
(b) (i) Except as provided in subsection (1)(b)(ii), beginning July 1, 2013, and on each July 1 thereafter, the state shall contribute from the general fund to the pension trust fund $25 million as a supplemental contribution to the teachers' retirement system.
(ii) If the legislative finance committee determines that the board has failed to provide a sufficient report pursuant to 19-20-216, it shall recommend that $5 million be subtracted from the amount allocated in subsection (1)(b)(i) subject to legislative approval.
(2) The contributions are statutorily appropriated, as provided in 17-7-502, to the pension trust fund. The board shall determine and shall certify to the state treasurer amounts due under this section on a monthly basis. The state treasurer shall transfer the certified amounts to the pension trust fund within 1 week following receipt of the certification from the board.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 305, L. 2007; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 389, L. 2013.