§45-21-14  Computation of years of service. –

Published: 2015

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Retirement of Municipal Employees

SECTION 45-21-14

   § 45-21-14  Computation of years of

service. –

(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

retirement system.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1951, ch. 2784, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 45-21-14; P.L. 1997, ch. 169,

§ 3.)