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The right of a person to an allowance, to the return of accumulated contributions, the allowance itself, any allowance option, and any other right accrued or accruing under the provisions of sections 70.600 to 70.755, and all moneys belonging to the system shall not be subject to execution, garnishment, attachment, the operation of bankruptcy or insolvency laws, or to any other process of law whatsoever, and shall be unassignable, except as is specifically provided in sections 70.600 to 70.755; except that:
(1) Any political subdivision shall have the right of setoff for any claim arising from embezzlement by or fraud of a member, retirant, or beneficiary;
(2) Such rights shall not be exempt from attachment or execution in a proceeding instituted for the support and maintenance of children. In all such actions described in this subdivision, the system shall be entitled to collect a fee of up to twenty dollars chargeable against the person for each delinquent attachment, execution, sequestration or garnishment payment; and
(3) A retirant may authorize the board to have deducted from his or her allowance the payments required of him or her to provide for health insurance or long-term care insurance premiums in accordance with Section 402 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title VI. County, Township and Political Subdivision Government § 70.695. Rights accrued under sections 70.600 to 70.755 not subject to garnishment, execution or bankruptcy proceedings, exceptions - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-vi-county-township-and-political-subdivision-government/mo-rev-st-70-695.html
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