§ XXI-503. Definitions
A. Definitions. For purposes of this Title, the following definitions apply.
Annual Benefit¾a benefit that is payable annually in the form of a straight life annuity.
Defined Benefit Dollar Limitation¾effective for limitation years ending after December 31, 2001, $160,000, automatically adjusted under IRC § 415(d), effective January 1 of each year, as published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin, and payable in the form of a straight life annuity:
a. the new limitation shall apply to limitation years ending with or within the calendar year of the date of the adjustment, but a participants benefits shall not reflect the adjusted limit prior to January 1 of that calendar year;
b. the automatic annual adjustment of the defined benefit dollar limitation under IRC § 415(d) shall apply to participants who have had a separation from employment.
Required Beginning Date of a Member¾April 1 of the calendar year following the year in which the plan member terminated employment with the employers that contribute to the system. Any required beginning date occurring in 2009 shall be extended for one year.(Promulgated by the Board of Trustees of the District Attorneys Retirement System, LR 41:2315 (November 2015).)
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 11:1588(A) and R.S. 49.950 et seq.
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