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12-5001.Actuarial funding standards for local police or fire pension plans; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 12-5001 to 12-5006, unless the context requires otherwise: (a) "Policeman" means an employee of a city who is assigned to the police department of the city, who is engaged in law enforcement and maintenance of order, who has been specifically designated, appointed, commissioned or styled as a policeman by the governing body or city manager of the city, and whose employment as a policeman is not seasonal or temporary and requires at least one thousand (1,000) hours of work per year.

(b) "Fireman" means an employee of a city who is assigned to the fire department of the city, who is engaged in the fighting and extinguishing of fires and the protection of life and property therefrom, who has been specifically designated, appointed, commissioned or styled as a fireman by the governing body or city manager of the city, and whose employment as a fireman is not seasonal or temporary and requires at least one thousand (1,000) hours of work per year.

(c) "Local police or fire pension plan" means any pension plan, system or fund which covers the policemen of a city or the firemen of a city, or both, and which was established by and is maintained and funded by such city under:

(1) K.S.A. 13-14a01 to 13-14a14, inclusive, and acts amendatory thereof; or

(2) any part of K.S.A. 13-14a01 to 13-14a14, inclusive, and acts amendatory thereof, and one or more charter ordinances adopted by such city under section 5 of article 12 of the Kansas constitution; or

(3) K.S.A. 14-10a01 to 14-10a15, inclusive, and acts amendatory thereof; or

(4) any part of K.S.A. 14-10a01 to 14-10a15, inclusive, and acts amendatory thereof, and one or more charter ordinances adopted by such city under section 5 of article 12 of the Kansas constitution; or

(5) one or more charter ordinances adopted by such city under section 5 of article 12 of the Kansas constitution.

(d) "Active member" means a person who is in active employment with a city as a policeman or fireman and who is covered by a local police or fire pension plan which is maintained and funded by such city.

(e) "Retired member" means a person who is a former policeman or fireman of a city and who is receiving or who is entitled to receive in the future a pension from a local police or fire pension plan maintained by such city, or any other person who is receiving or who is entitled to receive in the future, a pension from a local police or fire pension plan.

(f) "Board of trustees" means the board of trustees of the Kansas public employees retirement system.

History: L. 1976, ch. 348, § 1; July 1.



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