§ 79-901 Act, how cited
§ 79-902 Terms, defined
§ 79-903 Retirement system; established; purpose
§ 79-904 School retirement system; administration; retirement board; powers and duties; rules and regulations
§ 79-904.01 Board; power to adjust contributions and benefits; repayment of benefit; overpayment of benefits; investigatory powers; subpoenas
§ 79-905 Retirement board; duties
§ 79-906 Director; records; contents; employereducation program
§ 79-907 Statement of information; board; powers and duties
§ 79-908 State Treasurer; duties
§ 79-909 Auditor of Public Accounts; annualaudit; report
§ 79-910 Retirement system; membership; separate employment; effect
§ 79-910.01 Retirementsystem; participation
§ 79-911 Retirement system; emeritus member; retirement, when
§ 79-912 Retirement system; employees previously electing nonmembership; election to hold membership; effect
§ 79-913 Retirement system; membership; election of nonmembership; when
§ 79-915 Retirement system; membership; requirements; certain contemplated business transactions regarding retirement system participation; procedures; costs
§ 79-916 Retirement system; membership; member of any other system; transfer of funds; when; Service Annuity Fund; created; use; investment
§ 79-917 New employee;participation in another governmental plan; how treated
§ 79-919 Retirement system; membership; employees of postsecondary schools excluded
§ 79-920 State schoolofficial; department employee; retirement system options
§ 79-921 Retirement system; membership; termination; employer; duty; member; duty; reinstatement; application for restoration of relinquished creditable service; payment required
§ 79-922 Retiree; return to employment; effect; waiver of payments
§ 79-924 Repurchase relinquished creditable service; credit for prior years of service; payment; rules and regulations; election; provisions applicable
§ 79-925 Retirement system; prior member; repayment authorized; limitation
§ 79-926 Retirement system; members; statement of service record; requirements for prior service credit; exception; reemployment; military service; credit; effect
§ 79-927 Service credit; computation
§ 79-928 Board; verify service record
§ 79-929 Board; issue prior service certificate; modification
§ 79-931 Retirement; when; application
§ 79-932 Retirement; deferment of payment; board; duties
§ 79-933 Retirement; member; amount of allowance
§ 79-933.01 Direct rollover; terms, defined; distributee; powers; board; powers
§ 79-933.02 Retirement system; accept payments and rollovers; limitations; board; powers
§ 79-933.03 Contributing member; credit for service in other schools; limitation; procedure; payment
§ 79-933.04 Contributing member; credit for leave of absence; limitation; procedure; payment
§ 79-933.05 Contributingmember; credit for service in other schools; limitation; procedure; payment
§ 79-933.06 Contributingmember; credit for leave of absence; limitation; procedure; payment
§ 79-933.07 Purchase of service credit or repurchase of relinquished creditable service; rules and regulations
§ 79-933.08 Purchase of service credit within twelve months of retirement; agreement authorized
§ 79-933.09 Retirementsystem; accept transfers; limitations; how treated
§ 79-934 Formula annuity retirement allowance; eligibility; formula; payment
§ 79-935 Retirement; increase in benefits; when applicable
§ 79-938 Retirement allowance; method of payment; election
§ 79-939 Retirement system; benefits; paid by retirement board
§ 79-941 Total monthlybenefit, defined; how computed
§ 79-942 Supplementalretirement benefit; how computed
§ 79-943 Supplemental retirement benefit; not applicable; when
§ 79-944 Supplementalretirement benefit; receipt by beneficiary
§ 79-945 Supplemental retirement benefit; receipt by beneficiary; duration
§ 79-946 Retired Teachers Supplementary Benefits Fund; created; termination
§ 79-947 Adjusted supplementalretirement benefit; determination; computation; payment; funding
§ 79-947.06 Members prior to July 1, 2013; annual benefitadjustment; cost-of-living adjustment calculation method
§ 79-947.07 Employee who becomes a member onor after July 1, 2013; annual benefit adjustment; cost-of-living adjustmentcalculation method
§ 79-948 Retirement benefits; exemption from taxation and legal process; exception
§ 79-949 False or fraudulent actions; prohibited acts; refusal to furnish information; violations; penalties; denial of benefits
§ 79-950 Appeal; procedure
§ 79-951 Retirement; disability; conditions; application; medical examination; waiver
§ 79-952 Retirement; disability; allowance; formula
§ 79-953 Retirement; disability; annual medical examination; refusal; effect
§ 79-954 Retirement; disability beneficiary; restoration to active service; effect
§ 79-955 Terminationof membership; accumulated contributions; return
§ 79-956 Death of member before retirement; contributions; how treated; direct transfer to retirement plan; death while performing qualified military service; additional death benefit
§ 79-957 Termination of employment before retirement date; certified service record; statement of accumulated contributions; termination benefits, when
§ 79-958 Employee; employer; required deposits and contributions
§ 79-959 Account of member; credit with regular interest
§ 79-960 Employer; deduction; remittances; fees; interest charge
§ 79-962 Contract ofemployment; contents
§ 79-963 Director; employer and employee; furnish information
§ 79-964 Employer; pay to board; withholding of excess deduction
§ 79-965 Payment of compensation less required deductions; discharge of claims for service
§ 79-966 School Retirement Fund; state deposits and transfers; amount; determination; contingent state deposit; how calculated; hearing
§ 79-966.01 School Retirement Fund; annual actuarial valuations; powers and duties
§ 79-967 Board; determine rates of benefits; adjustments; distribution of gains and savings
§ 79-968 Retirement system; assets; funds; account; investment
§ 79-969 Beneficiary designation; order of priority
§ 79-971 Accumulated contributions; use
§ 79-972.01 School Retirement Fund; created; use
§ 79-973 Contingent Account; created; use
§ 79-974 Expense Fund; created; use
§ 79-976 Investment services; charges; report;state investment officer; duty
§ 79-977 School district expenditures; not exempt from limitations on spending
§ 79-977.01 Limitation of actions
§ 79-977.02 Retirement system contributions, income, property, and rights; how treated
§ 79-977.03 Termination of system or contributions; effect

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > School Employees Retirement Act

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power or property right to any person shall include the purchase, grant, gift, devise, bequest, and obtaining by eminent domain. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Administrator: means any certified employee such as superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, school nurse, or other supervisory or administrative personnel who do not have as a primary duty the instruction of pupils in the public schools. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Community eligibility provision: means the alternative to household applications for free and reduced-price meals in high-poverty schools enacted in section 104(a) of the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, section 11(a)(1) of the Richard B. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Domestic: when applied to corporations shall mean all those created by authority of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Elementary grades: means grades kindergarten through eight, inclusive. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • High school grades: means all grades above the eighth grade. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: shall mean calendar month. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Prekindergarten programs: means all early childhood programs provided for children who have not reached the age of five by the date provided in section 79-214 for kindergarten entrance. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Process: shall mean a summons, subpoena, or notice to appear issued out of a court in the course of judicial proceedings. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • School: means a school under the jurisdiction of a school board authorized by Chapter 79. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • School board: means the governing body of any school district. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • School district: means the territory under the jurisdiction of a single school board authorized by Chapter 79. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • School year: means (a) for elementary grades other than kindergarten, the time equivalent to at least one thousand thirty-two instructional hours and (b) for high school grades, the time equivalent to at least one thousand eighty instructional hours. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Teacher: means any certified employee who is regularly employed for the instruction of pupils in the public schools. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801