Towns and cities
Retirement of Municipal Employees
§ 45-21-14 Computation of years of
(a) The retirement board fixes and determines, by appropriate rules and
regulations, how much service in any year is equivalent to a year of service,
but in computing the service or in computing the compensation it shall credit
no period of more than a month's duration during which a member was absent
without pay, nor shall more than one year of service be credited on account of
all service in one calendar year.
(b) Notwithstanding any other section of law, no member of
the retirement system is permitted to purchase service credit for any portion
of a year for which he or she is already receiving service credit in this
History of Section.
(P.L. 1951, ch. 2784, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 45-21-14; P.L. 1997, ch. 169,