(a) The board shall determine the total years of service creditable to each member
for the purpose of determining eligibility for retirement under this article including
law enforcement officers for retirement under W.S. 9-3-432. It may require members to file detailed statements of all service as a covered member
and to give other necessary information as a condition to the receipt of benefits
under this article.
(b) The board shall determine and adopt appropriate rules and regulations defining
how much service in any year is the equivalent of one (1) year of service, but in
no case shall it allow credit for more than one (1) year of service for all service
rendered within one (1) calendar year. In addition, part-time employment shall be credited as follows, with eighty-six
(86) or more hours per month considered full-time employment:
(i) Forty (40) or more but less than eighty-six (86) hours per month--one half (1/2)
(ii) less than forty (40) hours per month--one quarter (1/4) month credit.
(c) Credit shall be allowed for any period of time after commencement of participation
in the retirement program which a member spends in active military or other emergency
service of the United States in accordance with rules adopted by the board pursuant
to the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, 38 U.S.C. 4301 et seq 1. In accordance with rule and regulation of the board, until June 30, 2018 up to two
(2) years of credit allowed under this subsection may be provided at no cost to the
member. After June 30, 2010, each state agency, department or institution, including the
University of Wyoming and the community colleges shall estimate the amount required
for provision of credits under this subsection for the next biennium and shall include
the estimate in the agency's biennial budget request. Provision for payment of employer's contributions under this subsection shall be
as provided in W.S. 9-3-414.
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