WVC 8 - 22 A- 32
§8-22A-32. Membership retroactive in certain circumstances.
Notwithstanding all other provisions relating to this article
and article twenty-two of this chapter, any police officer or
firefighter hired by a participating public employer on or after
June 1, 2009, and before January 1, 2010, who received notice at
the time of employment that he or she may be placed in a new
retirement system created by legislation and who has been enrolled
in but received no benefits from a municipal policemen's or
firemen's pension and relief fund shall, if permitted by applicable
federal law, be enrolled in the Municipal Police Officers and
Firefighters Retirement System upon acceptance by the Consolidated
Public Retirement Board of the resolution of the municipality
required by section twenty-eight of this article. Employee and
employer contributions made by or on behalf of the employee to the
municipal pension and relief fund pursuant to article twenty-two of
this chapter shall be transferred within sixty days to the
retirement system created in this article and the employee subject
to the transfer shall receive service credit for time worked while
a member of the municipal pension and relief fund.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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