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WVC 18 - 7 A- 26 E §18-7A-26e. Supplemental benefits to certain annuitants.

(a) An annuitant whose annuity was approved by the board effective after June thirty, one thousand nine hundred sixty-three, and before July one, one thousand nine hundred seventy, may receive, at his election, an annuity of two percent of his average final salary times his total service credit, plus deposits and tax sheltered annuities, but not including the supplemental benefits permitted pursuant to sections twenty-six-a, twenty-six-b, twenty-six-c and twenty-six-d of this article. Any additional benefit conferred herein shall not be retroactive, but shall be paid beginning July one, one thousand nine hundred seventy-one, if the option to elect the above plan is exercised by the annuitant prior to May thirty-one, one thousand nine hundred seventy-one.

(b) An annuitant whose annuity was approved by the board effective before July one, one thousand nine hundred sixty-three, and any annuitant who is eligible for, but does not elect the plan specified in subsection (a) of this section shall receive, upon application, an additional amount equal to twenty-five percent of his present retirement allowance.

(c) Any retired teacher who was an employee of the West Virginia board of governors or the state board of education and who was limited in the amount he could pay into the retirement system to two hundred sixteen dollars per year from July one, one thousand nine hundred sixty-three, to July one, one thousand nine hundred seventy, and who retired prior to February one, one thousand nine hundred seventy, shall have the option at any time within six months from the effective date hereof, to pay into the retirement system the difference between such limitations and twice the amount he would have paid therein had he been paying the full amount provided by law for members of the retirement system other than employees of the West Virginia board of governors or the state board of education. Upon completion of such above-named contributions the annuitant shall be entitled to benefits under the formula specified in subsection (a) of this section, plus deposits and tax sheltered annuities, but not including the supplemental benefits permitted pursuant to sections twenty-six-a, twenty-six-b, twenty-six-c and twenty-six-d of this article. Any additional benefit conferred herein shall not be retroactive to the time of retirement, but shall be paid beginning July one, one thousand nine hundred seventy-one.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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