2017 ORS 238A.415¹
Credit for service in uniformed services
  • 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) Notwithstanding any other provision of ORS 238A.300 (Establishing membership under individual account program) to 238A.415 (Credit for service in uniformed services), an eligible employee who leaves a qualifying position for the purpose of performing service in the uniformed services, and who subsequently returns to employment with a participating public employer with reemployment rights under federal law, is entitled to credit toward the probationary period required by ORS 238A.300 (Establishing membership under individual account program), credit toward the vesting requirements of ORS 238A.320 (Vesting) and contributions under rules adopted by the Public Employees Retirement Board pursuant to subsection (2) of this section.

(2) The board shall adopt rules establishing contributions and service credit for any period of service in the uniformed services by an employee described in subsection (1) of this section. For the purpose of adopting rules under this subsection, the board shall consider and take into account all federal law relating to benefits and service credit for any period of service in the uniformed services, including 26 U.S.C. 414(u), as in effect on December 31, 2016. Contributions and service credit under rules adopted by the board pursuant to this subsection may not exceed contributions and service credit required under federal law for periods of service in the uniformed services. [2003 c.733 §43; 2009 c.5 §9; 2009 c.909 §9; 2010 c.82 §9; 2011 c.7 §9; 2012 c.31 §9; 2013 c.377 §9; 2014 c.52 §9; 2015 c.442 §9; 2016 c.33 §10; 2017 c.527 §10]

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.
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