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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 54 > May 27 1953

1. Only non-certified [[noncertified]]employees of "school districts" are entitled to transfer of membership. 2. The provisions of the general appropriation act for the Teachers' Retirement System is broad enough to cover the transfer of funds as contained in Chapter 202, Laws of 1953. 3. The State Employees' Retirement System cannot accept into membership any person who is not presently employed with an employer under coverage of the State Employees' Retirement System. 4. The service credited to a member so transferring should be credited in accordance with the law governing the State Employees' Retirement System. 5. The words "prior service" as used in Chapter 202, Laws of 1953, applies only to service prior to date of member's transfer.