742.441 Effect of electing to participate in deferred retirement option plan.

A member who makes an election under section 742.44 of the Revised Code shall continue in the active service of a police or fire department but shall not earn service credit under this chapter for employment after the election's effective date. While the member is in the active service of a police or fire department, the member shall contribute to the Ohio police and fire pension fund in accordance with section 742.31 of the Revised Code and the employer shall contribute and report in accordance with either section 742.33 or 742.34 of the Revised Code.

Neither the member nor the member's spouse and dependents are eligible for benefits under section 742.45 of the Revised Code while the member is participating in the deferred retirement option plan.

Effective Date: 07-23-2002 .