2007 ORS 238.430¹
Limitation on benefits payable to persons establishing membership on or after January 1, 1996

(1) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, a person who establishes membership in the Public Employees Retirement System on or after January 1, 1996, is entitled to receive only the benefits provided under ORS 238.435 (Provisions applicable to persons establishing membership on or after January 1, 1996) for periods of service with participating public employers after January 1, 1996, and has no right or claim to any other benefit provided under this chapter. A person who establishes membership in the Public Employees Retirement System before January 1, 1996, is entitled to receive those benefits otherwise provided by this chapter, and is not subject to the provisions of ORS 238.435 (Provisions applicable to persons establishing membership on or after January 1, 1996).

(2) A person establishes membership in the system before January 1, 1996, for the purposes of this section if:

(a) The person is a member of the system, or a judge member of the system, on January 1, 1996;

(b) The person was a member of the system before January 1, 1996, ceased to be a member of the system under the provisions of ORS 238.095 (Termination of membership), 238.265 (Withdrawal of member account) or 238.545 (Withdrawal of member account) before January 1, 1996, but restored part or all of the forfeited creditable service from before January 1, 1996, under the provisions of ORS 238.105 (Restoration of credit forfeited by reason of termination of membership) or 238.115 (Alternate method of restoring credit forfeited by reason of termination of membership) after January 1, 1996;

(c) The person performed any period of service for a participating public employer before January 1, 1996, that is credited to the six-month period of employment required of an employee under ORS 238.015 (Membership generally) before an employee may become a member of the system; or

(d) The person becomes a member of the system under the terms of an integration contract pursuant to the terms of ORS 238.680 (Integration of other retirement systems), and under the terms of the contract the person receives retirement credit in the system for periods of employment performed for the public employer before January 1, 1996.

(3) The provisions of ORS 238.435 (Provisions applicable to persons establishing membership on or after January 1, 1996) do not apply to judge members of the system. [1995 c.654 §2; 1997 c.175 §12; 2005 c.22 §176]

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.