2015 ORS 238A.235¹
Disability benefit

(1) An active member of the pension program described in subsection (2) of this section who becomes disabled shall receive a disability benefit in the amount of 45 percent of the salary of the member determined as of the last full month of employment before the disability commences.

(2) The provisions of this section apply only to:

(a) A member, other than a school employee as defined by ORS 238A.140 (Accrual of retirement credit), who has accrued 10 years or more of retirement credit before the member becomes disabled;

(b) A member who is a school employee as defined by ORS 238A.140 (Accrual of retirement credit) and who was an active member in 10 or more calendar years before the member becomes disabled; or

(c) A member who becomes disabled by reason of injury or disease sustained while in the actual performance of duty.

(3) A disability benefit under this section shall be paid until:

(a) The member is no longer disabled; or

(b) The member attains normal retirement age under ORS 238A.160 (Normal retirement age).

(4) A member is considered to be disabled for the purpose of this section if the member is found, after being examined by one or more physicians selected by the board, to be mentally or physically incapacitated for an extended duration and unable to perform any work for which qualified, by reason of injury or disease that was not intentionally self-inflicted. [2003 c.733 §25a; 2005 c.808 §36; 2009 c.103 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 238A—Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors238A.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.