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, on or after December 1, 1983, but prior to June 14, 1988, was appointed pursuant to section 124.41 or 124.411 of the Revised Code to a police department of a newly incorporated municipal corporation directly from a police department of the township from which the municipal corporation was incorporated, full credit for service as a full-time township police officer shall be given if, within thirty days after such appointment, the member made a written request to the public employees retirement system to withdraw accumulated contributions attributable to such service from the public employees retirement system and, within thirty days after receiving such contributions, the member paid into the Ohio police and fire pension fund the amount withdrawn from the public employees retirement system for the period of service being obtained.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 at the rates in effect during such employment, as set forth in section 145.01 of the Revised Code.
Cite as R.C. § 742.512
History. Effective Date: 11-02-1999