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74-4927j.Insured death and disability benefit and accidental death benefit for members of system with participating employers other than the state fulfilling one-year continuous service requirement. (1) Any employer other than the state of Kansas which is currently a participating employer of the Kansas public employees retirement system or is in the process of affiliating with the Kansas public employees retirement system may also elect to affiliate for the purposes of subsection (2) of this section. All such employers shall make application for affiliation with such system in the manner provided by K.S.A. 74-4910 and amendments thereto, to be effective on January 1 next following application.

(2) For the purposes of providing the "insured death benefit" and "insured disability benefit" as provided in K.S.A. 74-4927 and amendments thereto and the "accidental death benefit" as provided in subsection (2) of K.S.A. 74-4916 and amendments thereto, to all employees who are fulfilling the one-year continuous service requirement under subsection (2) of K.S.A. 74-4911 and amendments thereto, on and after January 1, 1988, the term "member" as used in K.S.A. 74-4927 and amendments thereto and subsection (2) of K.S.A. 74-4916 and amendments thereto and used in this section shall include such employees.

(3) The employer of any member shall pay to the Kansas public employees retirement system in such manner as the board of trustees shall prescribe, beginning with the first day of the first payroll period coinciding with or following January 1, 1988, and each payroll period thereafter, an amount sufficient to pay the employer's contribution to the group insurance reserve as provided in subsection (4) of K.S.A. 74-4927 and amendments thereto.

(4) The employer of any member shall maintain a file of the beneficiaries named by the persons covered under this section in the form and manner as prescribed by the board of trustees.

(5) In the event that a member becomes eligible for the insured disability benefit, such member shall become a member of the system at the time such member would have completed one year of continuous service under subsection (2) of K.S.A. 74-4911 and amendments thereto and would have become a member of the system had such member not become eligible for the insured disability benefit.

(6) Coverage under the plan of death and long-term disability benefits shall begin with the first day of the first payroll period coinciding with or following the date of affiliation for such members and other persons as herein defined.

History: L. 1987, ch. 299, § 33; July 1.



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