AN ACT PROVIDING A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR RETIREES OF THE TEACHERS' AND STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, THE CONSOLIDATED JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND THE LEGISLATIVE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Amends GS 135-5 (concerning the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System), GS 135-65 (concerning the Consolidated Judicial Retirement System), and GS 120-4.22A (concerning the Legislative Retirement System), to provide, from and after July 1, 2021, a 2% increase in the retirement allowance to or on account of beneficiaries whose retirement commenced on or before July 1, 2020, or a prorated amount for those whose retirement commenced after July 1, 2020, but before June 30, 2021, as determined by the respective Board of Trustees.
Appropriates $96 million from the General Fund to the Reserve for Retiree Cost-of-Living Adjustments for each of the 2021-22 and 2022-23 fiscal years to implement the act.
Effective July 1, 2021.
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