8.01: Definitions

      As used in 840 CMR 8.00, unless a different meaning is plainly required by
the context, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Capped system, any retirement system other than an uncapped system

Non-section 50 restricted service, any service other than St. 1978, c. 367, § 50
restricted service.

Section 50 restricted service, service by an employee to whom the $30,000 cap
applies in a system that remains a capped system.

$30,000 cap, The maximum salary upon which a retirement allowance may be
based pursuant to St. 1978, c. 367, § 50.

Uncapped system, the state employees' and the state teachers' retirement
systems and any other system that:
      (a) accepts the provisions of M.G.L. c. 32, § 22(1)(b½), or
      (b) accepts an annual pension funding grant pursuant to M.G.L. c. 32,
      § 22D.

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