TITLE VI
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

CHAPTER 100-A
NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

Supplemental Allowances

Section 100-A:41-e

    100-A:41-e Cost of Living Adjustment; Supplemental Allowance. –
I. Any retired member of the New Hampshire retirement system or any of its predecessor systems, who has been retired for at least 60 months prior to or on July 1, 2019, or any beneficiary of such member who is receiving an allowance, shall be entitled to receive a cost of living adjustment (COLA) as a supplemental allowance, on the retired member's first anniversary date occurring after July 1, 2020. The amount of such supplemental allowance shall be 1 1/2 percent of a member's or beneficiary's annual retirement allowance which is $50,000 or less, or otherwise 1 1/2 percent of the first $50,000 of a retired member's or beneficiary's allowance.
II. The total actuarial cost of the supplemental allowance under paragraph I, as determined by the actuary and certified by the board of trustees of the retirement system, shall be terminally funded from the state annuity accumulation fund.
III. The supplemental allowance shall become a permanent addition to the beneficiary's base retirement allowance and shall be included in the monthly annuity paid to the retired member, or to the member's beneficiary if the member is deceased and the beneficiary is receiving an allowance under RSA 100-A:8, 100-A:9, 100-A:12, 100-A:13, or similar provisions of predecessor systems.

Source. 2019, 340:1, eff. July 1, 2019.