ORS 238A.070¹
Participation generally

(1) All public employers participating in the Public Employees Retirement System on August 29, 2003:

(a) Shall continue to be participating public employers for the purpose of the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan;

(b) Shall provide benefits under the pension program established under ORS 238A.100 (Establishing membership under pension program) to 238A.245 (Reemployment after commencement of pension benefits) for eligible employees who are members of the pension program; and

(c) Shall participate in the individual account program.

(2) Any participating public employer that provided retirement benefits under ORS chapter 238 for some but not all of the employees of the participating public employer on August 28, 2003, need not provide benefits under the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan for any class of employees who were not members of the system on August 28, 2003.

(3) Any public employer that is not a participating public employer on August 28, 2003, may become a participating public employer under the pension program or the individual account program, or both. A public employer may become a participating public employer under this subsection only for the purposes of service performed by eligible employees of the public employer on or after the date the public employer elects to participate in the program. [2003 c.733 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 238A—Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors238A.­pdf (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.
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