ORS 237.418¹
Authority of interstate agencies to extend federal Social Security benefits to their employees

(1) Any instrumentality jointly created by this state and any other state or states hereby is authorized, to the extent that this state may confer authority, upon the granting of like authority by such other state or states:

(a) To enter into an agreement with the Federal Security Administrator (United States Secretary of Health and Human Services) whereby the benefits of the Federal Old Age and Survivors Insurance system shall be extended to employees of such instrumentality;

(b) To require its employees to pay (and for that purpose to deduct from their wages) contributions equal to the amounts which they would be required to pay if they were covered by an agreement made pursuant to ORS 237.414 (Extension of federal Social Security benefits to employees of state and certain political subdivisions); and

(c) To make payments to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States in accordance with such agreement, including payment from its own funds, and otherwise to comply with such agreement.

(2) Such agreement shall, to the extent practicable, be consistent with the terms and provisions of ORS 237.412 (Declaration of policy regarding federal Social Security protection for employees of state and political subdivisions) and 237.414 (Extension of federal Social Security benefits to employees of state and certain political subdivisions). [1953 c.180 §13; 1991 c.67 §52 and 1991 c.813 §7]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 237, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano237.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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