2011 ORS § 238.160¹
Retirement credit for service while on loan to federal government
Any employee of an employer participating in the system shall receive retirement credit, subject to the limitations of this chapter, for the period of employment with the participating employer prior to July 1, 1946, and for employment in any branch or department of the United States Government, and for military service in the Armed Forces of the United States, as though the person had been an employee of the participating employer throughout such period of employment or service, if within 40 days from and after separation from such civilian employment with the United States Government, or within one year after being otherwise than dishonorably discharged from military service in the Armed Forces of the United States, the person returned to the employment of the participating employer from which the person was transferred or loaned, provided that such employee comes within either of the following descriptions:
(1) Prior to employment with the United States Government, the person was employed by the participating employer and was transferred or loaned to a branch or department of the United States Government pursuant to an agreement between such participating employer and such branch or department of the United States Government for the transfer or loan of any departmental unit of such participating employer to the federal government during the war emergency.
(2) Served in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States while on military leave of absence from a position in federal government employment as set forth in subsection (1) of this section. [Formerly 237.097]