3309.379 Recalculating benefits.

(A) On and after the first day of the month following the effective date of this section, each person eligible to receive an allowance, pension, or benefit, pursuant to sections 3309.35 , 3309.36 , 3309.40, division (A) of section 3309.45 , and section 3309.46 and former section 3309.38 of the Revised Code, that was based upon an award made effective before June 30, 1955, shall have the allowance, pension, or benefit payable as of September 30, 1974, recalculated by the school employees retirement board so that each such person shall receive an annual single lifetime allowance, pension, or benefit or its actuarial equivalent of not less than one hundred forty dollars for each year of the member's total service credit, except that service credit exceeding thirty-two years shall not be used in the recalculation, and a final average salary limitation shall not be applied.

If the amount of the allowance, pension, or benefit recalculated under this division is less than the amount that is payable on the effective date of this section, then the greater allowance, pension, or benefit shall be continued.

(B) On and after the first day of the month following the effective date of this section, each person receiving an allowance, pension, or benefit, pursuant to sections 3309.35 , 3309.36 , 3309.40, division (A) of section 3309.45 , and section 3309.46 and former section 3309.38 of the Revised Code, that was first effective on and after June 30, 1955, through June 30, 1971, shall be paid an increased allowance, pension, or benefit as follows:

Effective Date of the Member's

Allowance, Pension, or Benefit:

Per Cent of Increase:

June 30, 1955 through June 29, 1959

33

June 30, 1959, through October 31, 1965

21

November 1, 1965, through June 30, 1968

14

July 1, 1968, through June 30, 1971

5

The increase shall be applied to the allowance, pension, or benefit payable on the effective date of this section.

(C) On and after the first day of the month following the effective date of this section, each person receiving or qualified to receive an allowance, pension, or benefit, pursuant to division (B) of section 3309.45 of the Revised Code, that was effective on and after June 14, 1951, through August 26, 1970, shall receive an increase in such allowance, pension, or benefit in the amount of twenty per cent.

Cite as R.C. § 3309.379

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.146, SB 341, §1, eff. 1/7/2013.

Effective Date: 10-01-1974