Section 12-18-110

Transfer of contributions and creditable service - Eligibility period; procedure.

(a) Any member of the Judicial Retirement Fund, who, not more than one year prior to becoming a member of the Judicial Retirement Fund, was a member of the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama or the Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama may elect to transfer to the Judicial Retirement Fund his or her creditable service and accumulated contributions in the Employees' or Teachers' Retirement System, as provided in this article.

(b) Any member desiring to transfer any creditable service and contributions shall notify the Board of Control of the Employees' Retirement System within one year after he or she becomes a member of the Judicial Retirement Fund, or, if a member of the fund on May 19, 1993, then, within one year after May 19, 1993, of his or her election to transfer the creditable service and shall authorize transfer of the amount of his or her accumulated contributions to his or her credit in the Employees' or Teachers' Retirement System to his or her account in the Judicial Retirement Fund.

(c) The Board of Control transferring the creditable service and contributions shall thereupon certify to the Board of Control of the Employees' Retirement System and to the Judicial Retirement Fund the amount of contributions and service creditable to the member at the time of separation from the transferring retirement system. The member shall be credited in the Judicial Retirement Fund with the creditable service and accumulated contributions so certified.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-461, p. 714, §1; Acts 1993, No. 93-767, p. 1533, §3.)