3309.51 Payment into employers' trust fund.

(A) Each employer shall pay into the employers' trust fund, in monthly or less frequent installments as the school employees retirement board requires, an amount certified by the school employees retirement board, which shall be as required by Chapter 3309. of the Revised Code.

Payments by school district boards of education to the employers' trust fund of the school employees retirement system may be made from the amounts allocated under Chapter 3317. of the Revised Code prior to their distribution to the individual school districts. The amount due from each school district may be certified by the secretary of the system to the superintendent of public instruction monthly, or at such times as is determined by the school employees retirement board.

Payments by governing authorities of community schools to the employers' trust fund of the school employees retirement system shall be made from the amounts allocated under section 3314.08 of the Revised Code prior to their distribution to the individual community schools. The amount due from each community school shall be certified by the secretary of the system to the superintendent of public instruction monthly, or at such times as determined by the school employees retirement board.

Payments by a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics school to the employers' trust fund of the school employees retirement system shall be made from the amounts allocated under section 3326.33 of the Revised Code prior to their distribution to the school. The amount due from a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics school shall be certified by the secretary of the school employees retirement system to the superintendent of public instruction monthly, or at such times as determined by the school employees retirement board.

(B) The superintendent shall deduct from the amount allocated to each community school under section 3314.08 of the Revised Code, to each school district under Chapter 3317. of the Revised Code, or to each science, technology, engineering, and mathematics school under section 3326.33 of the Revised Code the entire amounts due to the school employees retirement system from such school or school district upon the certification to the superintendent by the secretary thereof.

(C) Where an employer fails or has failed or refuses to make payments to the employers' trust fund, as provided for under Chapter 3309. of the Revised Code, or fails to pay any penalty imposed under section 3309.571 of the Revised Code the secretary of the school employees retirement system may certify to the state superintendent of public instruction, monthly or at such times as is determined by the school employees retirement board, the amount due from such employer, and the superintendent shall deduct from the amount allocated to the employer under section 3314.08 or 3326.33 or Chapter 3317. of the Revised Code, as applicable, the entire amounts due to the system from the employer upon the certification to the superintendent by the secretary of the school employees retirement system.

(D) The superintendent shall certify to the director of budget and management the amounts thus due the system for payment.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.146, SB 341, §1, eff. 1/7/2013.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 6/30/2011.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.

Effective Date: 04-08-2003; 2007 HB119 09-29-2007