(1) The application shall be certified by an authorized employee of the state highway patrol.
(2) The application shall be submitted within one year after returning to contributing service, or upon retirement, whichever occurs first.
(B) The board will reconcile the time to be credited to a member's retirement account, and send notice to the member. Reconciliation by the board shall be final.
(C) Total credit allowable for any single claim for on-duty related injury or illness shall not exceed three years.
(D) No retirement credit shall be granted for periods that were used in the calculation of benefits under any other state retirement plan.
(E) In no event shall a member receive more than three hundred sixty-five days of service credit for any one calendar year.