(A) Any affected person may request a determination of membership by providing the public employees retirement system with a written request and supporting documentation of the nature of work performed for which a determination is requested.
(B) Upon receipt of a membership determination request, the system shall review the submitted information and, if necessary, request additional information from any party. The system shall obtain certification from the public employer prior to issuing a determination. Based upon a review of all information submitted, the system shall issue the staff determination by certified mail to the impacted parties. Any affected person may appeal the staff determination . An appeal, together with additional supporting information, shall be submitted in writing and received by the system not later than thirty days after the issuance of the staff determination.
(C) After submission of a timely notice of appeal, the system shall review all information and issue a senior staff determination. The senior staff membership determination may be appealed as provided in rule 145-1-11 of the Administrative Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/29/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 145.09
Rule Amplifies: 145.036, 145.037, 145.038, 145.09
Prior Effective Dates: 7/7/13 (Emer.), 9/16/13