Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1960 NO. 118 > May 24 1960

(1) A faculty member of one of the colleges of education who voluntarily elected to become a member of the retirement program of Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association (T.I.A.A.) after that program was adopted by the college, may not, at will, re establish [[reestablish]] or return to active membership in the retirement system.  (2) A faculty member who can clearly and definitely establish that he was denied the right to continue in active membership in the Teachers' Retirement System because of a mistake of law on the part of the college, should be allowed to rectify the mistake by paying into the system all back contributions which would have been paid by an active member during the period.