Alaska Statutes.
Title 39. Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 35. Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska
Section 120. Commencement of Participation.
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AS 39.35.120. Commencement of Participation.

(a) An employee of the state shall be included in this plan upon commencement of employment with the state, or on January 1, 1961, whichever is later. Unless an employee participates in a university retirement program under AS 14.40.661 - 14.40.799, an employee of a political subdivision or public organization that becomes an employer shall be included in the plan on the effective date of the employer's participation or the date of the employee's commencement of employment with the employer, whichever is later.

(b) Inclusion in the plan is a condition of employment for an employee except as otherwise provided for

(1) an elected official;

(2) an employee making an election under AS 39.35.150 (b); and

(3) an employee of the university who participates in a university retirement program under AS 14.40.661 - 14.40.799.

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