(a) Except for duty disability retirement, no member may retire before January 1, 2011.
(b) On or after the date a member attains early or normal
retirement age, a member may retire and commence to receive
retirement income payments on the first day of the calendar month
following termination of employment and receipt of his or her
written application for retirement in an amount as provided under
this article: Provided, That retirement income payments under this
plan are subject to the provisions of this article. Upon receipt of
a request for estimation of benefits, the board shall promptly
provide the member with an explanation of his or her optional forms
of retirement benefits and the estimated gross monthly annuity.
Upon receipt of properly executed retirement application forms from
the member, the board shall process member's request for and
commence payments as soon as administratively feasible.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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