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      RS 11:182     


§182.  Boards of trustees of state and statewide public retirement systems; per diem and expenses

A.(1)  Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, the members of the boards of trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System, the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana, the Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System, the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System, the Louisiana State Police Retirement System, the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, the Firefighters' Retirement System, the Assessors' Retirement Fund, the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System, the Sheriffs' Pension and Relief Fund, and the District Attorneys' Retirement System shall receive for attendance at meetings of the boards a per diem of seventy-five dollars per meeting plus the normal expense allowance, provided funds are available for this purpose.

(2)  If more than one board meeting occurs during any seven calendar day period, members shall receive per diems only for such board meetings which exceed three hours in duration.  However, at least one per diem shall be paid for such seven calendar day period in which there occurs at least one board meeting.  No more than one per diem shall be paid for more than one board meeting in one calendar day.  Mileage expenses for attendance at board meetings shall not be allowed when travel to such meetings takes place in a governmentally owned vehicle, nor shall more than one member be reimbursed for mileage when more than one member travels to a board meeting in the same vehicle.

B.  The boards as enumerated herein shall receive per diem for each meeting required by law.  There shall be no such per diem payments for those meetings above and beyond the number required by law.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 774, §1, eff. July 1, 1982.  Acts 1988, No. 914, §1; Acts 1991, No. 55, §1, eff. July 1, 1991; Redesignated from R.S. 42:700.2 by Acts 1991, No. 74, §3, eff. June 25, 1991; Acts 2012, No. 227, §1.

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