2007 ORS 238.315¹
Lump sum payment in lieu of small allowance

A member of the system who has separated from the service of all participating employers, who retires for service and whose total service retirement allowance on the effective date of retirement, as computed by the board in accordance with the nonrefund plan, is less than $200 per month, shall receive, in lieu of any and all retirement allowance or other benefits under the system, a retirement benefit in the form of a lump sum amount equal to the actuarial value, on the effective date of retirement, of the retirement allowance computed by the board in accordance with the nonrefund plan. A member who receives a retirement benefit as provided in this section is eligible to participate in insurance coverage under ORS 238.410 (Board may contract for insurance for retirees), and the board shall determine the manner in which the cost of that coverage payable by the member shall be paid. [Formerly 237.151; 2001 c.945 §84]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 238—Public Employees Retirement System, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­238.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.