Rule 145-3-35 | Police and fire or highway patrol service.
(A) This rule amplifies sections 145.295 and 145.2913 of the Revised Code as applicable to members participating in the combined plan.
(B) Any payments made by a member to purchase credit pursuant to section 145.295 or 145.2913 of the Revised Code shall not be refunded to a member except as authorized or required under those sections, article VIII of the combined plan document, as amended on January 7, 2013, or rule 145-2-11 of the Administrative Code.
(C) This paragraph applies to purchases and transfers initiated after January 7, 2013. The members effective date of retirement or disability benefit shall be no earlier than the first day of the month following receipt by the retirement system of the first partial payment or total payment, if paid in full by one payment. The members effective date of retirement or disability benefit shall be no later than the first day of the month following the ninetieth day after receipt by the retirement system of the first partial payment or total payment, if paid in full by one payment. If the member fails to retire, or terminate employment for purposes of a disability benefit, before the ninetieth day after the first partial payment or total payment is received, the retirement system shall return the amount paid by the member to the member. If the payment was transmitted to the retirement system by a financial institution, the amount received by the retirement system shall be returned to the financial institution.