2017 ORS 238.515¹
Contributions

(1)(a) Each judge member shall contribute monthly to the Public Employees Retirement Fund seven percent of the monthly salary of the judge member. The contributions of a judge member and earnings on the contributions shall be credited to the member account of the judge member.

(b) The state shall pick-up, assume or pay the full amount of contributions to the fund required of judge members. The full amount of required judge member contributions picked-up, assumed or paid by the state on behalf of judge members shall be considered salary only for the purpose of computing a judge member’s final average salary within the meaning of ORS 238.535 (Service retirement allowance) (2) and not for any other purpose. The full amount of required judge member contributions picked-up, assumed or paid by the state on behalf of judge members shall be added to the member account of the judge members and shall be considered judge member contributions for all other purposes of ORS 238.500 (Definitions for ORS 238.500 to 238.585) to 238.585 (Use of creditable service by person who serves as both member and judge member).

(2) The state shall make employer contributions to the fund in respect to judge members as provided in ORS 238.225 (Employer contributions). Notwithstanding ORS 238.227 (Pooling of employers for purpose of computing employer contributions), for the purposes of actuarial computation and contributions of the state under ORS 238.225 (Employer contributions), judge members shall be considered a separate group of employees. [Formerly 237.217; 2001 c.945 §59; 2005 c.808 §25]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 238—Public Employees Retirement System, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors238.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.