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House Bill 1561


House Bill 1561

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1561 (Updated April 16, 2013 5:32 pm - DI 84)


1977 fund membership. Permits a police officer or firefighter who: (1) is an active member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) with an employer that participates in the 1977 fund; (2) separates from that employer; and (3) becomes employed as a full-time police officer or firefighter with a second employer that participates in the 1977 fund not later than 180 days after separation from the first employer; is a member of the 1977 fund without meeting for a second time the age limitations and the physical and mental requirements for admission to the 1977 fund. Exempts from the 180 day limitation a member of the 1977 fund who is eligible for reinstatement with a police or fire department following a layoff for financial reasons. Provides that a police officer or firefighter who has been employed as a full-time police officer or firefighter with more than one employer that participates in the 1977 fund is entitled to receive credit for all years of 1977 fund covered service as a police officer or firefighter with all employers that participate in the 1977 fund.
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