2007 ORS 237.660¹
Special rule for public employees elected or appointed to Legislative Assembly

(1) A person who is serving with a participating public employer, who will receive benefits under ORS chapter 238 by reason of that service, who is elected or appointed to the Legislative Assembly, and who does not leave employment with the participating public employer by reason of that election or appointment, must elect one of the options provided by ORS 237.650 (Retirement plan election) for the purposes of service by the person during sessions of the Legislative Assembly. A person described in this subsection shall receive benefits under ORS chapter 238 for all hours of service that are not performed during a session of the Legislative Assembly.

(2) A person who is serving with a participating public employer, who is a member of the pension program or the individual account program, and who is elected or appointed to the Legislative Assembly may not make an election under ORS 237.650 (Retirement plan election) and shall continue membership in the pension program or individual account program for the purposes of all service by the person as a member of the Legislative Assembly. [2003 c.733 §46d]

Note: See first note under 237.650 (Retirement plan election).

LIQUIDATION OF PRE-1953 RETIREMENT SYSTEM

Chapter 237

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority for voluntary pension trust program for public employees not in educa­tion, (1971) Vol 35, p 998; applica­tion of 1971 amend­ments to benefits under this chapter to retired teachers, (1972) Vol 35, p 1243; retroactive credit for employees of the Legislative Assembly for benefits of the Public Employes' Retire­ment System, (1973) Vol 36, p 491; eligibility of Teachers' Retire­ment Fund members for increased retire­ment benefits under 1973 law, (1973) Vol 36, p 687; implied standards for level of funding which must be maintained to achieve "actuarial soundness," (1977) Vol 38, p 880

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 237—Public Employee Retirement Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­237.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 237, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­237ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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