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      RS 11:1735     


§1735.  Exemption from execution

A.  The following items are hereby exempt from any state or municipal tax and from levy and sale, garnishment, attachment, or any other process whatsoever as provided in this Chapter, except as provided in R.S. 11:292: the right of a person to a pension, an annuity, or a retirement allowance, or to the return of contributions, the pension, annuity, or retirement allowance itself, any optional benefit or any other right accrued or accruing to any person, and the moneys in various funds created by this Chapter.  These enumerated items shall be unassignable, except as in this Chapter specifically otherwise provided.  Benefits paid under this Chapter shall be exempt from state income tax.  If the contributions of an employee are paid by a municipality in order to secure credit for back service, these funds may be assigned to the municipality until such time as the employee has repaid contributions so paid or the municipality has released the contributions so paid by written notice to the board of trustees of the Municipal Employees' Retirement System.

B.  The exemptions and provisions of this Section shall apply to the Employees' Retirement System of the city of Baton Rouge and the parish of East Baton Rouge and the Employees' Retirement System of the city of Shreveport.  

Amended by Acts 1978, No. 654, §1; Acts 1978, No. 788, §1; Acts 1986, No. 767, §5; Redesignated from R.S. 33:7155 by Acts 1991, No. 74, §3, eff. June 25, 1991.  

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