§ 22-901.  Contributions by the City of Philadelphia. 158
   (1)   Each year the City shall pay to the Board of Pensions and Retirement, for the account of the fund described in Section 22-1001, the City's share of the actuarial cost of financing the Retirement System as required by the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act (1984, Dec. 18, P.L. 1006, No. 205, 53 P.S. §§ 895.101 et seq.) and as may otherwise be required by law, including, without limitation, provisions of USERRA (38 U.S.C. § 4318(b)(1) and (3)) with respect to any liability thereunder of the City, as employer, to the Retirement System. The City shall also contribute the net proceeds of an alternative funding mechanism as defined in 53 P.S. § 895.102 if any alternative funding mechanism is used by the City, for the purposes set forth in 53 P.S. §§ 895.101 et seq. Such contributions shall be made within the time period set forth in 53 P.S. § 895.404.
   (2)   Related to the implementation of the Memorandum of Agreement between City of Philadelphia and AFSCME DC 33 ratified August 19, 2016 (including correctional officers); the F.O.P. Lodge 5 arbitration award pursuant to the Act of June 24, 1968, P.L. 237, No. 111 ("Act 111") dated August 15, 2017; the F.O.P. Lodge 5 arbitration award pursuant to the Act of July 30, 1970, P.L. 563, No. 195 ("Act 195") dated March 13, 2018, as modified by the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and F.O.P. Lodge 5 with respect to employees of the Sheriff's Office and the Register of Wills dated on or about November 2018; and the I.A.F.F. Local 22 arbitration award pursuant to Act 111 dated May 17, 2018, the Director of Finance is expected to calculate the amount required by subsection (1) without regard to: 159
      (a)   the portion of contributions that exceed five and one-half percent (5.5%) 160 of compensation set forth in subsections 22-902(2)(e)(.1)(.b), (2)(e)(.1)(.c) and (2)(e)(.2);
      (b)   the additional contributions set forth in subsections 22-902(2)(g)(.3)(.b) and (2)(g)(.3)(.c); and
      (c)   the additional contributions set forth in subsection 22-902(3).
   (3)   Related to the additional contributions set forth in subsection 22-902(3) applicable to elected officials and municipal employees not represented by a union, the Director of Finance is expected to calculate the amount required by subsection (1) without regard to such additional contributions.
   (4)   Related to the implementation of the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and AFSCME DC 47 dated on or about June 13, 2018, the Director of Finance is expected to calculate the amount required by subsection (1) without regard to the additional contributions set forth in subsection 22-902(3).

 

Notes

158
   Amended, Bill No. 180557-A (approved June 21, 2018); amended, Bill No. 180599-A (approved June 21, 2018). See note 5 for effective date provisions.
159
   Amended, Bill No. 180991 (approved December 21, 2018).
160
   Enrolled bill read "...that exceed of five and one-half percent (5.5%)...."