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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 3. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT [30000 - 33021]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62. )

CHAPTER 4. Retirement System and Employment Benefits [30400 - 30471]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62. )

ARTICLE 1. Establishment [30400 - 30406]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62. )

30400.
  

The board may establish a retirement system for the officers and employees of the district and provide for the payment of annuities, pensions, retirement allowances, disability payments, and death benefits or any of them.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30401.
  

The district may maintain its own retirement fund or may provide for benefits to eligible officers and employees, or their beneficiaries, by means of group insurance or other insurance, or by such means as in the opinion of the board will satisfactorily provide an adequate and sure method of meeting the payments contemplated by the retirement system.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30402.
  

Before establishing any retirement system the board shall secure a report from a qualified actuary, which shall show the cost of the benefits provided by the system, and the prospective assets and liabilities of the system.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30403.
  

The board may adopt all ordinances and resolutions and perform all acts necessary or convenient to the initiation, maintenance, and administration of the retirement system.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30404.
  

As an alternative method of providing a retirement system the board may contract with the Board of Administration of the Public Employees’ Retirement System and enter all or any portion of its employees under such system pursuant to law and under the terms and conditions of such contract, or may contract with the Board of Administration of the Public Employees’ Retirement System for reciprocal benefits between the Public Employees’ System, or a city, or city and county, or any other public agency contracting with the Public Employees’ Retirement System and the district’s retirement system as authorized by Section 20042 of the Government Code, and may perform all acts necessary or convenient to provide for such reciprocal benefits.

(Amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 837.)

30405.
  

The board may also contract with the Board of Administration of the State Employees’ Retirement System for participation in the Federal Social Security Act and may perform all acts necessary or convenient for such participation.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30406.
  

The board may classify and determine the officers and employees who shall be included as members in the retirement system and may change the classification from time to time. Membership of all officers and employees so classified and included in the retirement system is compulsory.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

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