School Employees Retirement System - General Provisions - Purchase of police and fire and highway patrol service.


Published: 2008-04-03

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(A) A member may purchase all or a portion of service credit for Ohio police and fire service and Ohio highway patrol service as provided in section 3309.73 or 3309.731 of the Revised Code.

(B) A member is not eligible to purchase or obtain credit if being paid, or eligible to be paid, a benefit based on the service in another pension plan.

(C) Service purchased under section 3309.73 or 3309.731 of the Revised Code shall be properly certified by an official of the Ohio police and fire pension fund, or the state highway patrol retirement system, or the official employer or custodian of records, on a form furnished by the retirement board.

(D) Service credit may be purchased in increments of one month.

(E) Interest shall be calculated as provided in section 3309.73 or 3309.731 of the Revised Code.