74-49a142. Membership and retirement benefits for certain employees; benefit payments; basis for and payment of employer contributions; deduction of employee contributions from benefits. Notwithstanding the provisions of K.S.A. 74-4901 et seq., and amendments thereto, to the contrary, an employee who was born November 17, 1888, who was employed by a participating employer on February 7, 1950, until December 31, 1961, and was dismissed by such employer and paid for services rendered to that employer through December 31, 1961, who, at the time of such dismissal, had accumulated ten (10) days of annual leave for which no compensation was paid to such employee and for which no contributions were paid or reported to the Kansas public employees retirement system, and who was ineligible for membership in the Kansas public employees retirement system because of such error or oversight shall become a member of the Kansas public employees retirement system effective as of January 1, 1962, and shall receive the appropriate retirement benefit payments accumulated from the first day of eligibility for retirement, July 1, 1962, and shall hereafter receive the appropriate monthly retirement benefits earned by reason of such employee's years of service. On the effective date of this act, the participating employer of such employee shall remit to the Kansas public employees retirement system the appropriate amount of employer contributions based on employee compensation of one hundred twenty-four dollars and ninety cents ($124.90) with the employer's contribution rate being five and thirty-five hundredths percent (5.35%). Any employee contributions due to the system shall be deducted from any benefits payable by the system to such employee pursuant to this section.