§97-31.1. [Note: Effective January 1, 1997, contingent on approval of constitutional amendments.] Effective date of legislative changes in benefits.
Every act of the General Assembly that changes the benefits enumerated in this Chapter shall become law no later than June 1 and shall have an effective date of no earlier than January 1 of the year after which it is ratified. (1981, c. 521, s. 3; 1995, c. 20, s. 11.)
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