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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title X
PUBLIC OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND RECORDS
Chapter 121
FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM
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F.S. 121.095
121.095 Florida Retirement System Preservation of Benefits Plan Trust Fund.
(1) The Florida Retirement System Preservation of Benefits Plan Trust Fund is created within the Division of Retirement.
(a) Funds to be credited to the trust fund shall consist of Florida Retirement System monthly retirement contributions required to meet the requirements for payment of restored benefits under the Florida Retirement System Preservation of Benefits Plan, as specified in s. 121.1001.
(b) The trust fund shall be maintained and utilized solely for the purpose of providing benefits under the Preservation of Benefits Plan, as specified in s. 121.1001.
(c) The trust fund shall be separate and apart from the Florida Retirement System Trust Fund. The trust fund moneys and assets shall not be commingled with nor ever receive a transfer of moneys and assets from the remainder of the Florida Retirement System, including, but not limited to, the Florida Retirement System Trust Fund, or any other qualified retirement plan administered by the Division of Retirement.
(d) The trust fund shall be funded on a month-to-month basis. Trust fund assets shall not be accumulated to pay future benefits.
(2) Any balance in the trust fund at the end of any fiscal year shall remain in the trust fund at the end of the year and shall only be available for paying administrative expenses of the Preservation of Benefits Plan for the current plan year or for future plan years.
(3) The Legislature declares that the Florida Retirement System Preservation of Benefits Plan Trust Fund is exempt from the automatic termination provisions of s. 19(f)(3), Art. III of the State Constitution.
History.s. 1, ch. 99-314.