145.031 Exemption requests by Hamilton county municipal court employees.

(A) Notwithstanding section 145.03 of the Revised Code, any employee of the Hamilton county municipal court on January 16, 1978, who was in the employ of the city of Cincinnati in the Hamilton county municipal court and was appointed or employed by the court, the clerk of courts, or the Cincinnati city manager, and whose salary was paid by the city of Cincinnati and who was a contributing member of the city of Cincinnati retirement system prior to that date, may choose to be exempt from compulsory membership in the public employees retirement system and to continue contributing membership in the city of Cincinnati retirement system on and after that date, by filing a written request for exemption from the public employees retirement system, which request shall bear the signature of the employee, with the public employees retirement board, provided that exemptions permitted by this division are contingent upon the following:

(1) The adoption of an agreement between the board of county commissioners of Hamilton county and authorized representatives of the city of Cincinnati retirement system that provides such employees with the option to continue contributing membership in that retirement system on and after January 16, 1978, upon a compliance with the requirements of this section;

(2) The filing of the request for exemption within thirty days of the effective date of the agreement.

(B) No employee contributions shall be deducted from the earnable salary or compensation of, or paid to the public employees retirement system on account of, any employee of the Hamilton county municipal court who, upon compliance with division (A) of this section, is exempt from compulsory membership in the public employees retirement system.

Effective Date: 12-01-1977