ORS 237.420¹
Agreements to extend federal Social Security coverage to employees of public agencies not covered by ORS 237.414

The Public Employees Retirement Board established by ORS 237.952 (Public Employees Retirement Board) shall, for the purposes of administration of this law, after March 27, 1953, succeed to the powers and duties of the Public Employees Retirement Board established by chapter 401, Oregon Laws 1945, as amended, and shall, upon application by any public agency in accordance with ORS 237.430 (Public agencies to be included in the agreement) and 237.440 (Application by political subdivision for inclusion), execute on behalf of the state an agreement or modification of such agreement, with the Federal Security Administrator (United States Secretary of Health and Human Services), or the designated agent or successor, for the coverage of employees of such public agency under the insurance system established by title 2 of the federal Social Security Act in conformity with the provisions of section 218 thereof and amendments thereto, and applicable federal regulations adopted pursuant thereto. [Amended by 1953 c.192 §2; 1991 c.67 §53 and 1991 c.813 §8]

Notes of Decisions

Where peti­tioners sought review of Public Employes Retire­ment Board order denying request for withdrawal from Social Security System, court could not determine issues because withdrawal pro­ce­dures were matters of federal law. Winston-Dillard Firefighters v. PERB, 39 Or App 545, 592 P2d 1070 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

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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