ORS 237.972¹
Continuation of abolished system with regard to certain members

Notwithstanding any other provision of chapter 180, Oregon Laws 1953, chapter 401, Oregon Laws 1945, as amended, shall remain in full force and effect with respect to any employee of a public employer which heretofore withdrew from the Public Employees Retirement System pursuant to subsection (5) of section 8 of said law, as amended by section 1, chapter 322, Oregon Laws 1951, who did not sign the petition for such withdrawal. Such employee shall be and remain a member of the Public Employees Retirement System with full rights and benefits thereunder as if chapter 180, Oregon Laws 1953, had not been passed; and until the entire obligation of the public employer with respect to all such employees, as provided in chapter 401, Oregon Laws 1945, as amended, shall have been paid in full, such public employer shall continue to deduct from payrolls and transmit the contributions thereby required and make the matching contributions thereby required to the Public Employees Retirement Board created by ORS 237.952 (Public Employees Retirement Board) and such public employer shall remain liable to such Public Employees Retirement Board for all contributions required by such law together with interest thereon at the legal rate from the date of any delinquency. [1953 c.180 §11]

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/­Archive/­2007ors237.­pdf (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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