TITLE 11. CONSOLIDATED PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
SUBTITLE I. GENERAL AND PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 4. PROVISIONS AFFECTING MORE THAN ONE SYSTEM
PART I. SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO AGE
11:133 Compulsory retirement prohibited; exceptions
A. Except as provided in Subsection B of this Section, in accordance with the provisions of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act, [FN1] no employee of the state of Louisiana, or any political subdivision thereof, or of any district, board, commission, or other agency of either, or of any other such public entity shall be separated from the public service by his appointing authority because of the employee having attained any particular age following employment by the appointing authority.
B. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A of this Section, as allowed by the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act, law enforcement personnel and firefighters employed by the state or any political subdivision thereof, except elected officials and department heads appointed by the governor who shall remain covered by the provisions of Subsection A of this Section, who shall have attained the age of sixty-five years shall be separated from public service by the appointing authority. However, in any case in which the appointing authority certifies that the continuance in service of the employee who shall have attained the age of sixty-five years or over would be advantageous to the public service by reason of his expert knowledge and qualifications, such employee may be continued in public service by his appointing authority beyond the age of sixty-five years for periods of one year.
(2) In accordance with the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the provisions of Paragraph (1) of this Subsection shall terminate on December 31, 1993.
Acts 1991, No. 74, 3, eff. June 25, 1991.
[FN1] 29 U.S.C.A. 621 et seq.