Substitute Senate Bill No. 1127
         Substitute Senate Bill No. 1127

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-252


AN  ACT  CONCERNING  RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF FAMILY
SUPPORT MAGISTRATES.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection  (i)  of  section  46b-231  of  the
general statutes is repealed and the following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (i)  (1)  Family  support magistrates shall be
included under the provisions of chapters  65  and
66  regarding  retirement  and disability of state
employees. Each such individual shall receive full
retirement credit for each year or portion thereof
for  which  retirement  benefits  are  paid  while
serving as a family support magistrate.
    (2)  Any  family  support  magistrate [holding
such office on June 22, 1992,]  may  elect  to  be
included  within the provisions of sections 51-49,
51-49a, 51-49b, 51-49c, 51-49d, 51-49h, 51-50a and
51-50b,  or  to  continue  to  be  subject  to the
provisions of subdivision (1) of this  subsection.
ANY  FAMILY  SUPPORT MAGISTRATE WHO HAS SO ELECTED
MAY REVOKE SUCH ELECTION AND ELECT TO BE  INCLUDED
IN  THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTERS 65 AND 66 REGARDING
RETIREMENT  AND  DISABILITY  OF  STATE  EMPLOYEES.
THEREUPON  ANY PAYMENTS TRANSFERRED FROM THE STATE
EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND TO  THE  JUDGES,  FAMILY
SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS
RETIREMENT FUND  SHALL  BE  TRANSFERRED  FROM  THE
JUDGES,    FAMILY    SUPPORT    MAGISTRATES    AND
COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS RETIREMENT FUND TO  THE
STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND.

Approved June 26, 1997