61-5A-21Group account for employers making payments in lieu of contributions--Duration and termination.

Two or more employers who have become liable for payments in lieu of contributions, in accordance with the provisions of §§ 61-5-32 and 61-5A-6 to 61-5A-9, inclusive, may file a joint application to the department for the establishment of a group account for the purpose of sharing the cost of benefits paid that are attributable to service in the employ of such employers. Each such application shall identify and authorize a group representative to act as the group's agent for the purposes of this section. Upon its approval of the application, the department shall establish a group account for such employers effective as of the beginning of the calendar quarter in which it receives the application and shall notify the group's representative of the effective date of the account. Such account shall remain in effect for not less than two years and thereafter until terminated at the discretion of the department or upon application by the group.

Source: SL 1971, ch 276, § 74; SL 2013, ch 258, § 18.