2017 ORS 238A.170¹
Latest retirement date
  • required minimum distributions
  • rules

This section is amended
Effective June 2, 2018
Relating to connection to federal tax law; creating new provisions; amending ORS 178.300, 238A.005, 238A.125, 238A.150, 238A.170, 238A.230, 238A.370, 238A.400, 238A.410, 238A.415, 238A.430, 238A.435, 305.230, 305.494, 305.690, 305.842, 314.011, 314.306, 315.004, 316.012, 316.147, 316.157, 317.010, 317.097, 317.267, 458.670 and 657.010; repealing ORS 317.716 and 317.717; and prescribing an effective date.

(1) An active member of the pension program who is 70-1/2 years of age or older must retire not later than April 1 of the calendar year following the calendar year in which the member terminates employment with all participating public employers. An inactive member of the pension program must retire not later than April 1 of the calendar year following the calendar year in which the member attains 70-1/2 years of age.

(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of ORS 238A.100 (Establishing membership under pension program) to 238A.250 (Option of legislators to receive certain benefits), the entire interest of a member of the pension program must be distributed over a time period commencing no later than the required beginning date set forth in subsection (1) of this section, and must be distributed in a manner that satisfies all other minimum distribution requirements of 26 U.S.C. 401(a)(9) and regulations implementing that section, as in effect on December 31, 2016. The Public Employees Retirement Board shall adopt rules implementing those minimum distribution requirements. [2003 c.733 §17; 2009 c.5 §4; 2009 c.909 §4; 2010 c.82 §4; 2011 c.7 §4; 2012 c.31 §4; 2013 c.377 §4; 2014 c.52 §4; 2015 c.442 §4; 2016 c.33 §5; 2017 c.527 §5]

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