WVC 18 - 7 D- 12
§18-7D-12. Transferees' eligibility to retire.
(a) For purposes of determining a transferring member's
eligibility for retirement in accordance with section twenty-five,
article seven-a of this chapter, any member who has affirmatively
elected to transfer to the State Teachers Retirement System
pursuant to the provisions of this article shall be fully credited
for his or her years of service in the Teachers' Defined
Contribution Retirement System: Provided,
That the calculation of
any transferring member's service credit in the State Teachers'
Retirement System following the transfer shall be determined in
accordance with the provisions of section six of this article.
(b) For purposes of this section, "years of service" shall
mean all years as a member of the Teachers' Defined Contribution
Retirement System and, in addition thereto, credits for any prior
service, if any: Provided, That service previously withdrawn by a
member may not be included in "years of service" unless repaid.