2017 ORS 237.412¹
Declaration of policy regarding federal Social Security protection for employees of state and political subdivisions

In order to extend to employees of the State of Oregon, all the school districts and all the political subdivisions of the state participating in the Public Employees Retirement System immediately prior to March 27, 1953, and to the dependents and survivors of such employees, the basic protection accorded to others by the Old Age and Survivors Insurance system embodied in title 2 for the federal Social Security Act, it hereby is declared to be the policy of this state, subject to the limitations of ORS 237.412 (Declaration of policy regarding federal Social Security protection for employees of state and political subdivisions) to 237.418 (Authority of interstate agencies to extend federal Social Security benefits to their employees), that such action be taken, and hereby it is expressly authorized, as to provide such protection to employees of the state and its political subdivisions on as broad a basis as is permitted under applicable federal law. [1953 c.180 §1]

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/­ors237.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 237, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano237.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.