§5-10-20. Voluntary retirement

Published: 2015

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WVC 5 - 10 - 20

§5-10-20. Voluntary retirement.

     (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, any

member who has attained or attains age sixty years and has five or

more years of credited service in force, at least one year of which

he or she was a contributing member of the retirement system, may

retire upon his or her written application filed with the board of

trustees setting forth at what time, not less than thirty days nor

more than ninety days subsequent to the execution and filing

thereof the member desires to be retired: Provided, That on and

after June 1, 1986, any person who becomes a new member of this

retirement system shall, in qualifying for retirement hereunder,

have five or more years of service, all of which years shall be

actual, contributory ones. Upon retirement, the member shall

receive an annuity provided for in section twenty-two of this


     (b) Any person who first becomes a member of the retirement

system on or after July 1, 2015, may retire upon written

application as provided in subsection (a) of this section upon

attaining the age of sixty-two with ten or more years of service,

all of which must be actual, contributing years.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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