742.511 Transfer of police officers of newly incorporated municipality prior to 12-1-83.

In computing years of active service under division (C) of section 742.37 or section 742.39 of the Revised Code for a full-time regular police officer who, prior to December 1, 1983, was appointed to the police department of a newly incorporated municipal corporation, whether pursuant to section 124.41 of the Revised Code or otherwise, directly from a police department of the township from which such municipal corporation was incorporated, such members shall be given full credit for service as a full-time township police officer and as a full-time police officer in the municipal corporation after the date of incorporation and for which contributions were made to the public employees retirement system, if, within thirty days after December 1, 1983, the member makes a written request to the public employees retirement system to withdraw accumulated contributions attributable to such service from the public employees retirement system and, thirty days after receiving such contributions, the member pays into the Ohio police and fire pension fund the amount withdrawn from the public employees retirement system for the period of service being obtained.

When such an election is made, the public employees retirement system shall certify to the Ohio police and fire pension fund a copy of the records of the service and contributions of the member and shall transfer to the Ohio police and fire pension fund an amount equal to the total employer contributions paid on service as a full-time township police officer and on service as a full-time municipal police officer at the rates in effect during such employment, as set forth in section 145.01 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 11-02-1999