5-11-120. Legislative branch retirement termination reserve account. (1) There is a legislative branch retirement termination reserve account in the state special revenue fund. Money may be deposited in the account through an allocation of money to the account or as provided in 17-7-304.
(2) (a) The money in the account is statutorily appropriated, as provided in 17-7-502, to the legislative services division to be used only for staff retirement termination pay in the legislative branch.
(b) The money in the account may be expended only with the approval of the appropriate branch division director for eligible termination pay expenditures for division staff.
(3) The account is limited to an amount to be calculated at the beginning of each biennium based on an analysis by branch division directors of the staff eligible for retirement within the biennium. For the 2009 biennium, the limit is set at $400,000.
(4) The money in the account must be invested pursuant to Title 17, chapter 6. The income and earnings on the account must be deposited in the account.