Maine Revised Statutes

§17657. Federal employment

1. Membership in the State Employee and Teacher Retirement Program.  The following persons are considered members of the State Employee and Teacher Retirement Program if they make payments to the Members' Contribution Fund in the same amounts and during the same periods as other state employees have made to that fund, either through direct contributions or pick-up contributions:
A. Any person who was an employee on December 31, 1941, and who was transferred to the federal employment service; and [1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW).]
B. Any person employed by the federal employment service after December 31, 1941, who subsequently became a state employee at or after the date on which the federal employment service was returned to the State as an operating unit. [1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 491, §98 (AMD) .]
2. Amounts due.  Any person described in subsection 1 may make up any amounts due to the Members' Contribution Fund.
[ 1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW) .]
3. Rights and benefits.  Any person described in subsection 1 is entitled to all the rights and benefits which he could have accrued if he had been employed by the State.
[ 1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1985, c. 801, §§5,7 (NEW). 1987, c. 739, §§12,48 (AMD). 2007, c. 491, §98 (AMD).