Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802

A.  Any member covered by R.S. 11:801 whose first employment making him eligible for membership in one of the state systems occurred on or before June 30, 2015, shall be eligible to retire if he has at least:

(1)  Thirty years of creditable service, and is at least age fifty-five.

(2)  Five years of creditable service, and is at least age sixty.

B.  Any member covered by R.S. 11:801 whose first employment making him eligible for membership in a state system occurred on or after July 1, 2015, shall be eligible to retire if he has at least:

(1)  Five years of creditable service, and is at least age sixty-two.

(2)  Twenty years of service credit at any age, exclusive of unused annual and sick leave and military service other than qualified military service as provided in 26 U.S.C. 414(u) earned on or after December 12, 1994, but any person retiring under this Paragraph shall have his benefit, inclusive of military service credit and allowable unused annual and sick leave, actuarially reduced from the earliest age that he would normally become eligible for a regular retirement benefit under Paragraph (1) of this Subsection if he had continued in service to that age. Any member who elects to retire under the provisions of this Paragraph shall not be eligible to participate in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan provided by R.S. 11:786 or the Initial Lump-Sum Benefit option provided by R.S. 11:783.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 718, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 17:642.1 by Acts 1991, No. 74, §3, eff. June 25, 1991; Acts 2001, No. 1055, §1, eff. July 1, 2001; Acts 2014, No. 226, §1, eff. June 30, 2014.