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Code of Virginia
Title 51.1. Pensions, Benefits, and Retirement
Chapter 8. Local Retirement Systems
4/23/2021

§ 51.1-801.1. Portability of service credit between certain political subdivisions of the Commonwealth and the Virginia Retirement System or certain other political subdivisions of the Commonwealth.

A. Any political subdivision of the Commonwealth which has a defined benefit plan that is not supplemental to the Virginia Retirement System may enter into an agreement with the Virginia Retirement System to permit any vested member of the Virginia Retirement System, upon entering service in a covered position and filing a written application with the political subdivision's plan, to purchase service credit, of an amount to be determined by the governing authority of the political subdivision's plan, in the political subdivision's plan. The purchase shall be accomplished by and upon the transfer of assets to the political subdivision's plan from the Virginia Retirement System as provided in the agreement.

B. Any political subdivision of the Commonwealth which has a defined benefit plan that is not supplemental to the Virginia Retirement System (the "transferor's plan") may enter into an agreement with any other political subdivision of the Commonwealth which has a defined benefit plan that is not supplemental to the Virginia Retirement System (the "transferee's plan") to permit any vested member of the transferor's plan, upon entering service in a covered position and filing a written application with the transferee's plan, to purchase service credit, of an amount to be determined by the governing authority of the transferee's plan, in the transferee's plan. The purchase shall be accomplished by and upon the transfer of assets to the transferee's plan from the transferor's plan as provided in the agreement.

1996, cc. 939, 990.

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