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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 121.571
1121.571 Contributions.Contributions to the Florida Retirement System Investment Plan shall be made as follows:
(1) CONTRIBUTORY PLAN.Each employer and employee shall submit contributions as required by s. 121.71.
(2) CONTRIBUTION RATES GENERALLY.Contributions to fund the retirement and disability benefits provided under this part must be based on the uniform contribution rates established by s. 121.71 and on the membership class or subclass of the member. Such contributions must be allocated as provided in ss. 121.72 and 121.73.
(3) CONTRIBUTIONS FOR SOCIAL SECURITY COVERAGE AND FOR RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE SUBSIDY.Contributions required under s. 121.71 are in addition to employer and member contributions for social security and the Retiree Health Insurance Subsidy Trust Fund as required under ss. 112.363, 121.052, 121.055, and 121.071, as appropriate.
History.s. 3, ch. 2000-169; s. 17, ch. 2001-262; s. 7, ch. 2002-177; s. 29, ch. 2011-68.
1Note.Section 41, ch. 2011-68, provides that:

“(1) Effective upon this act becoming a law, the State Board of Administration and the Department of Management Services shall request, as soon as practicable, a determination letter and private letter ruling from the United States Internal Revenue Service. If the United States Internal Revenue Service refuses to act upon a request for a private letter ruling, then a legal opinion from a qualified tax attorney or firm may be substituted for such private letter ruling.

“(2) If the board or the department receives notification from the United States Internal Revenue Service that this act or any portion of this act will cause the Florida Retirement System, or a portion thereof, to be disqualified for tax purposes under the Internal Revenue Code, then the portion that will cause the disqualification does not apply. Upon receipt of such notice, the state board and the department shall notify the presiding officers of the Legislature.”