2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-17-101.1. Transfer of employees of Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools to Teachers' Retirement System.

A. Except as otherwise provided for in this section, employees of the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools shall be members of the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma.

B. Employees of the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools who were as of June 30, 1986, employees of the Oklahoma Board of Private Schools and members of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System shall cease accruing benefits in the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System and commence accruing benefits under the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma on August 1, 1986. The Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System shall transfer to the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma the retirement records for each such employee and the actual amount contributed to the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System by the state and by each such employee transferring to the Oklahoma Teachers' Retirement System. All years and months of service accrued by each such employee pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System shall be treated as credited service in the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma.

C. Employees of the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools who were as of June 30, 1986, employees of the Oklahoma Board of Private Schools and members of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, individually may choose to remain members of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System. Any such employee choosing to remain a member of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System shall submit written notification of such choice to the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education prior to August 1, 1986. On August 1, 1986, the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education shall notify the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System of those employees who chose to remain members of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System and such employees shall not be transferred from the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System to the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma.

Added by Laws 1986, c. 258, § 13, operative July 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 33, § 112, eff. July 1, 2001.

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