Chapter 237

 

ATTY. GEN. OPINIONS: Authority for voluntary pension trust program for public employees not in education, (1971) Vol 35, p 998; application of 1971 amendments to benefits under this chapter to retired teachers, (1972) Vol 35, p 1243; retroactive credit for employees of the Legislative Assembly for benefits of the Public Employes’ Retirement System, (1973) Vol 36, p 491; eligibility of Teachers’ Retirement Fund members for increased retirement benefits under 1973 law, (1973) Vol 36, p 687; implied standards for level of funding which must be maintained to achieve “actuarial soundness,” (1977) Vol 38, p 880

 

      237.003

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.005.

 

      237.011

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.015.

 

      237.019

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.072.

 

      237.029

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.068.

 

      237.060

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.360.

 

      237.075

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.205.

 

      237.081

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.225.

 

      237.095

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.165.

 

      237.109

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.095.

 

      237.111

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.265.

 

      237.121

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.280.

 

      237.133

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.088.

 

      237.147

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.300.

 

      237.153

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.350.

 

      237.155

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.305.

 

      237.171

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.320.

 

 

      237.201

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.445.

 

      237.248

 

(formerly 237.325)

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.420.

 

      237.251

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.630.

 

      237.271

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.660.

 

      237.277

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.255.

 

      237.281

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.670.

 

      237.311

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.710.

 

      237.325

 

      See annotations under ORS 238.420.

 

      237.420

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      Where petitioners sought review of Public Employes Retirement Board order denying request for withdrawal from Social Security System, court could not determine issues because withdrawal procedures were matters of federal law. Winston-Dillard Firefighters v. PERB, 39 Or App 545, 592 P2d 1070 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

 

      237.460

 

ATTY. GEN. OPINIONS: Payments to employee “on account of sickness or disability” as term is used in Federal Social Security Act, (1980) Vol 41, p 293; (1981) Vol 41, p 517

 

      237.465

 

ATTY. GEN. OPINIONS: Payments to employee “on account of sickness or disability” as term is used in Federal Social Security Act, (1980) Vol 41, p 293; (1981) Vol 41, p 517

 

      237.470

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      Where petitioners sought review of Public Employes Retirement Board order denying request for withdrawal from Social Security System, court could not determine issues because withdrawal procedures were matters of federal law. Winston-Dillard Firefighters v. PERB, 39 Or App 545, 592 P2d 1070 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

 

      237.600

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      Where no person is payee entitled to benefits, dissolution court may not create benefit entitlement for alternate payee. Rose v. Board of Trustees, 215 Or App 138, 168 P3d 1204 (2007)

 

      237.610 to 237.640

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      In home rule cities, retirement and life insurance benefits for police officers and firemen are predominantly matters of state concern rather than local concern. La Grande/Astoria v. Public Employes Retirement Board, 281 Or 137, 576 P2d 1204 (1977)

 

      Const. Art. XI §2, providing that “Legislative Assembly shall not enact, amend, or repeal any charter or act of incorporation for any municipality, city or town,” did not deny legislature authority to enact statewide standards for police and fire fighters retirement and insurance benefits. La Grande/Astoria v. PERB, 284 Or 173, 586 P2d 765 (1978)

 

      237.620

 

NOTES OF DECISIONS

 

      PERB was clearly within delegated authority in determining that no plan can be equal to or better than PERS unless it provides basic amounts of benefits in each of four major categories equivalent to 50 percent of that which would be provided under PERS. Oregon Fire/Police Retirement Committee v. PERB, 65 Or App 465, 671 P2d 729 (1983), Sup Ct review denied; Springfield Firefighters’ Assoc. v. PERB, 93 Or App 134, 760 P2d 1372 (1988), Sup Ct review denied

 

      In determining whether public employer’s pension plan for police and firefighters provides benefits “equal to or better than” PERS plan benefits, board must use formula that considers both employee contributions and benefits. Salem Firefighters Local 314 v. PERB, 300 Or 663, 717 P2d 126 (1986)

 

      Advantage of retirement plans is to be compared from standpoint of benefits to employees, not cost to employers. Springfield Firefighters’ Assoc. v. PERB, 93 Or App 134, 760 P2d 1372 (1988), Sup Ct review denied

 

      237.976

 

ATTY. GEN. OPINIONS: Exercise of one-time “pink slip” contributions repayment option by active members of system who exercised option to withdraw contributions in 1953, (1977) Vol 38, p 1408