Chapter 238  Public Employees Retirement System

General Provisions

§ 238.005 Definitions
§ 238.008 Computation of salary

Membership

(Membership Generally)

§ 238.015 Membership generally
§ 238.025 Effect of service interruptions on membership
§ 238.035 Membership of part but not all employees of a public employer
§ 238.045 Membership of certain circuit court judges
§ 238.055 Membership of judges previously receiving retirement pay from Judges Retirement Fund
§ 238.062 Membership of deputy district attorneys
§ 238.068 Membership of legislators
§ 238.072 Membership of certain legislative employees
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(Membership Of Retired Employees)

§ 238.078 Reemployment of retired members
§ 238.082 Limits on hours worked by retired members
§ 238.088 Appointment or election of retired member to public office
§ 238.092 Option of legislators to receive certain benefits

(Termination Of Membership)

§ 238.095 Termination of membership

Retirement Credit

(Restoration Of Forfeited Credit)

§ 238.105 Restoration of credit forfeited by reason of termination of membership
§ 238.115 Alternate method of restoring credit forfeited by reason of termination of membership

(Credit For Probationary Periods)

§ 238.125 Credit for probationary period of employment
§ 238.135 Credit for probationary periods in seasonal positions

(Credit For Periods Of Service With Other Employers)

§ 238.145 Credit for service as police officer or firefighter with nonparticipating employer
§ 238.148 Credit for service as public safety officer in another state
§ 238.156 Contributions, benefits and retirement credit for periods of service in uniformed services or Armed Forces
§ 238.157 Alternative provision for retirement credit for periods of service with Armed Forces
§ 238.160 Retirement credit for service while on loan to federal government
§ 238.162 Retirement credit for service as teacher in public schools of another state

(Miscellaneous)

§ 238.165 Credit for certain periods of employment by Legislative Assembly
§ 238.175 Retirement credit for periods of disability

Contributions

(Employee Contributions)

§ 238.200 Employee contributions generally
§ 238.205 Payment of employee contribution by employer
§ 238.210 Payment of certain circuit court judge employee contributions by employer
§ 238.215 Contributions by certain higher education employees

(Employee Rollover Contributions)

§ 238.220 Employee rollover contributions
§ 238.222 Trustee-to-trustee transfers to fund restoration of forfeited service or purchase of retirement credit

(Employer Contributions)

§ 238.225 Employer contributions
§ 238.227 Pooling of employers for purpose of computing employer contributions
§ 238.229 Effect of lump sum payment on contributions of pooled employer
§ 238.231 Unfunded liability or surplus after employee transfer or employer merger, consolidation or split

Member Accounts

(Generally)

§ 238.250 Regular accounts
§ 238.255 Credits to regular accounts when earnings less than assumed interest rate
§ 238.260 Variable Annuity Account

(Withdrawal Or Transfer Of Member Account)

§ 238.265 Withdrawal of member account
§ 238.270 Transfer of member account to other public employee retirement system

Retirement

§ 238.280 Eligibility for retirement
§ 238.285 Verification of retirement data

Benefits

(Service Retirement Allowance)

§ 238.300 Service retirement allowance
§ 238.305 Optional service retirement allowance calculations
§ 238.310 Minimum service retirement allowance
§ 238.315 Lump sum payment in lieu of small allowance

(Disability Retirement Allowance)

§ 238.320 Disability retirement allowance
§ 238.325 Optional disability retirement allowance calculations
§ 238.330 Minimum disability retirement allowance
§ 238.335 Medical examination for disability retirement allowance
§ 238.340 Return to work
§ 238.345 Optional service-connected disability retirement allowance for police officers and firefighters

(Use Of Leave To Increase Retirement Allowance)

§ 238.350 Use of unused leave to increase retirement allowance
§ 238.355 Computation of unused sick leave for community college employees

(Cost Of Living Adjustments)

§ 238.360 Cost-of-living adjustments

(Temporary Provisions Relating To Supplementary Payments And Report To Legislative Assembly Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 238.360)

(Benefit Increases In Compensation Of Claims Based On Taxation Of Benefits)

§ 238.362 Increased benefits payable in compensation for certain damages attributable to taxation of benefits
§ 238.364 Calculation of increased benefit payable under ORS 238.362
§ 238.366 Retirement allowance increase based on years of service
§ 238.368 Retirement allowance increases for members who retired before January 1, 1991
§ 238.372 Increased benefits not payable to nonresidents
§ 238.374 Applicants statement
§ 238.376 Nonresidency after benefits commenced
§ 238.378 Information from Department of Revenue
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(Death Benefits)

§ 238.390 Death benefit
§ 238.395 Additional death benefit
§ 238.400 Payment upon death of retired member who dies before making election of retirement benefits
§ 238.405 Death benefit payable to survivors of certain police officers or firefighters
§ 238.407 Distribution of death benefit as rollover distribution

(Insurance Premium Payments)

§ 238.410 Board may contract for insurance for retirees
§ 238.415 Payment toward cost of pre-Medicare insurance
§ 238.420 Payment toward cost of Medicare supplemental insurance

(Benefits Payable To Vested Inactive Member)

§ 238.425 Benefits payable to vested inactive member

(Benefits Payable To Persons Establishing Membership On Or After January 1, 1996)

§ 238.430 Limitation on benefits payable to persons establishing membership on or after January 1, 1996
§ 238.435 Provisions applicable to persons establishing membership on or after January 1, 1996

(Optional Purchase Of Benefit Units By Police And Firefighters)

§ 238.440 Optional purchase of benefit units by police and firefighters

(Prior Service Credit)

§ 238.442 Prior service credit

(Miscellaneous)

§ 238.445 Benefits exempt from execution, bankruptcy and certain taxes
§ 238.447 Execution or assignment of benefits to collect restitution or compensatory fine for felony
§ 238.450 Computation of retirement allowance or benefit
§ 238.455 Estimated benefit payments
§ 238.458 Unclaimed benefits
§ 238.460 Waiver of retirement allowance
§ 238.462 Spousal consent required for certain optional forms of retirement allowance
§ 238.465 Benefits payable to others under certain judgments
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Public Employee Benefit Equalization Fund

§ 238.485 Fund established
§ 238.488 Payment of benefits
§ 238.490 Administrative expenses
§ 238.492 Rules for administration of fund

Judge Members

§ 238.500 Definitions for ORS 238.500 to 238.585
§ 238.505 Judges as PERS members
§ 238.515 Contributions
§ 238.525 Compulsory retirement age
§ 238.535 Service retirement allowance
§ 238.538 Health benefit plans for certain retired judge members
§ 238.545 Withdrawal of member account
§ 238.555 Disability retirement allowance
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Administration

(Public Employees Retirement System)

§ 238.600 System established
§ 238.601 Legislative findings and intent
§ 238.605 Actuarial report on system
§ 238.607 Actuarial equivalency factor tables
§ 238.608 Separate actuarial equivalency factor tables for certain police officers and firefighters
§ 238.610 Administrative expenses of system
§ 238.615 Revolving fund for payment of administrative expenses
§ 238.618 Exclusion of employer or employee from system to maintain tax qualification

(Public Employees Retirement Board)

§ 238.630 Board generally
§ 238.635 Board consideration of system goals and objectives
§ 238.640 Qualifications of board members
§ 238.645 Director and staff
§ 238.646 Authority of Director of Public Employees Retirement System to require fingerprints
§ 238.650 Rules of board
§ 238.655 Procedure for board hearings
§ 238.657 Board counsel

(Public Employees Retirement Fund)

§ 238.660 Fund generally
§ 238.661 Moneys in fund appropriated to board
§ 238.665 Contributions and interest not included in boards budget
§ 238.670 Reserve accounts in fund
§ 238.672 Crediting of earnings to employer upon death or retirement of member
§ 238.675 Transfer of unclaimed death benefit or account balance to other account or reserve

(Integration Of Other Retirement Systems)

§ 238.680 Integration of other retirement systems
§ 238.685 Method of payment of unfunded obligation under integration contract
§ 238.690 Integration of retirement plan of mass transit district

(Bonding Of Pension Liabilities)

§ 238.692 Definitions for ORS 238.692 to 238.698
§ 238.694 Certain public bodies authorized to issue bonds to finance pension liabilities
§ 238.695 Intergovernmental agreements for collective issuance, administration or payment of bonds
§ 238.696 Debt service trust fund
§ 238.698 Funds diversion agreement

(Enforcement)

§ 238.700 Enforcement of requirements of ORS chapters 238 and 238A
§ 238.705 State departments to remit contributions and furnish reports
§ 238.710 Mandamus against defaulting employer
§ 238.715 Recovery of overpayments
§ 238.720 Rollover contributions

(Short Title)

§ 238.750 Short title