Maine Revised Statutes

§17752. Service credit for prior service

1. Determination.  Service credit for prior service is determined as follows.
A. If a member can provide the board with satisfactory evidence that he performed any work as a state employee before July 1, 1942, or as a teacher before July 1, 1947, the member shall be granted one year of service credit for each year in which any work was performed, except that:
(1) For the first year of service under this paragraph, service credit may be earned only from the date of beginning work to the end of the year; and
(2) During the calendar year 1942, the maximum amount of prior service credit that may be earned for work as a state employee is 1/2 year; and
(3) Prior service credit for work as a state employee shall be calculated on the basis of calendar years and for work as a teacher on the basis of school years. [1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW).]
B. Service credit for prior service shall be granted for work as a teacher to a member, if the member pays into the Members' Contribution Fund 5% of the salary received during that service. For each year of that service, the payments shall be not less than $20 nor more than $100. [1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW).]
[ 1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW) .]
2. Verification of prior service.  Upon verification of the length of prior service rendered, the board shall grant service credit for that service.
[ 1985, c. 801, §§ 5, 7 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1985, c. 801, §§5,7 (NEW).