PUBLIC OFFICERS IN GENERAL
SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
59-1105. Contributions from local entities. Under policies and procedures to be prescribed by the state controller, each municipal corporation, political subdivision, drainage or irrigation district, hereinafter referred to as public employer, coming within the provisions of this chapter, shall remit to the state controller the amounts required to be withheld from the salary or wages of each officer and employee together with the matching contribution of such public employer and any interest or penalties imposed for late remittances, in the manner and form prescribed by the state controller. Such moneys shall be deposited in the social security trust account.
In case any public employer does not make, at the time or times due, the payments provided for under an agreement pursuant to this section, there shall be added, as part of the amounts due, interest at the rate of six percent (6%) per annum from the date due until paid plus a penalty of six percent (6%) and the state controller may, at his discretion, deduct any delinquent amounts including interest and penalty from any funds or moneys due such delinquent public employer as may be in the possession of the state treasurer, and credit the same to the social security trust account.
If any public employer is delinquent in the payment of any moneys required to be paid under the provisions of this chapter, and is so delinquent for more than thirty (30) days, the state controller shall so notify the board of county commissioners who shall thereupon order the county treasurer to withhold the equivalent amount of such moneys as are delinquent, together with the equivalent amount of any penalty or interest which may be due as a result of such delinquency, from any funds or moneys due such delinquent public employer as may be in the possession of the county treasurer, and to pay the same over to the state controller, for the credit of the social security trust account.
[59-1105, added 1951, ch. 295, sec. 2, p. 652; am. 1980, ch. 113, sec. 1, p. 251; am. 1994, ch. 180, sec. 134, p. 509; am. 2003, ch. 32, sec. 30, p. 135.]