Notice to members with less than five years service at termination
(a) If a member terminates employment with less than five years of credited service, the employer shall notify the member of the following:
(1) That unless the member is eligible, or becomes eligible in the future, for concurrent retirement pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 24201, the member is eligible only for a refund of accumulated retirement contributions under the Defined Benefit Program and the return of the member's accumulated Defined Benefit Supplement account balance.
(2) The current rate of interest that shall be earned on accumulated retirement contributions that are not refunded and the current minimum interest rate that shall be applied to the member's Defined Benefit Supplement account.
(3) Actions that may be taken by the board if accumulated retirement contributions are not refunded under the Defined Benefit Program and the member's Defined Benefit Supplement account balance is not returned.
(b) Employers shall transmit to a member who terminates employment with less than five years of credited service the information specified in subdivision (a) as part of the usual separation documents.
(Added by Stats 2000, Ch. 1021, Sec. 17)