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74-4975.Members subject to provisions of Kansas police and firemen's retirement system; mandatory retirement, disallowed; member contributions. (a) Patrolmen who become members of the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system shall be subject to all of the provisions of K.S.A. 74-4951 to 74-4970, inclusive, and amendments thereto, except as is otherwise provided in this act.

(b) Prior to January 1, 1994, each patrolman, other than the superintendent of the Kansas highway patrol, who is a member of the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system and who has reached the age of 60 years must file application for retirement with the board and if such patrolman refuses or neglects to do so, the board shall consider the application as having been filed on the 60th birthday of that patrolman. Any patrolman so retired shall receive a retirement benefit determined in accordance with the provisions of subsection (1) of K.S.A. 74-4958, on the basis of that patrolman's years of credited service. On and after January 1, 1994, there shall be no mandatory retirement for patrolmen on account of age. The provisions of subsection (2)(b) of K.S.A. 74-4956 and amendments thereto shall not apply to patrolmen.

(c) Beginning with the first payment of compensation for services of a patrolman after the patrolman becomes a member of the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system, the employer shall deduct from the compensation of such member 7% as employee contribution. Such deduction shall be remitted, deposited and credited as provided in K.S.A. 74-4965 and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1968, ch. 36, § 5; L. 1979, ch. 253, § 2; L. 1993, ch. 227, § 55; July 1.



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