5505.041 Election to board - retirant member eligibility - terms.

All elections for retirant member and employee members of the state highway patrol retirement board shall be held under the direction of the board in accordance with rules adopted under section 5505.047 of the Revised Code. A person who at the time of retirement is an employee member of the board is not eligible to become a retirant member of the board until three years after the person's retirement date. Service and disability retirants may vote in elections for the retirant member of the board. Contributing members may vote in elections for the employee member of the board.

On certification of the election results in accordance with rules adopted under section 5505.047 of the Revised Code, the person elected as a retirant member of the board or an employee member of the board shall serve a four-year term beginning on the first day of August following the election.

The initial election of the second retirant-member shall be held at the first election that occurs later than ninety days after the effective date of this section. The subsequent term shall commence on the first day of August of the fourth year thereafter.

Effective Date: 09-15-2004