§ 8-4.1-2. Eligibility for plan.
(a) Any full time clerk of the supreme, superior, family, or district court or administrators of the workers' compensation court shall be eligible for the plan established by this chapter provided he or she:
(1) Has, on or before July 5, 1994, acquired the requisite degree as set forth in § 8-4.1-3; or
(2) Has, on or before July 5, 1994, accumulated at least fifty percent (50%) of the credits necessary to receive either degree as set forth in § 8-4.1-3 and thereafter receives that degree; or
(3) Is, on July 5, 1994, enrolled in a degree program, completion of which will entitle him or her to either degree as set forth in § 8-4.1-3, and thereafter receives that degree.
(b) The clerk, within thirty (30) days after July 5, 1994, must submit to the court administrator a certified copy of a transcript from a college or university as evidence of such credits. Provided, however, notwithstanding any general or public law to the contrary, incentive payments shall not be continued to any person in the future when the person no longer holds a clerk position as set forth in this section. Additionally, no clerk hired after July 5, 1994, shall be eligible to receive incentive payments under the provisions of this chapter.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 205, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 227, § 1; P.L. 1994, ch. 125, 1.)