(a) Upon his or her retirement or account of disability, as provided in § 35-27, a general member shall receive a straight life disability pension computed according to § 35-27, a general member shall receive straight life disability pension computed according to § 35-23. Upon termination of his or her workers’ compensation, if any, arising on account of his or her City employment or at his or her attainment of age 60 years, whichever occurs first, he or she shall be given service credit for the period he or she was in receipt of workers’ compensation and at that time his or her straight life disability pension shall be recomputed to include the additional service credit. His or her straight life disability pension shall not be less than 15% of his or her final average compensation and shall be subject to § 35-30.
(b) Upon his or her retirement, a general member shall have the right to elect to receive his or her disability pension under an option provided in § 35-26 in lieu of a straight life disability pension, subject to the condition that if any benefits are paid or payable under § 35-32 on account of his or her death no benefits shall be paid to his or her beneficiary under Option “B” or “C.”
(Ord. 1860, passed 8-16-1965; Ord. 2206, passed 4-13-1970; Ord. 2496, passed 5-19-1975)