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Sec. 1202.  Definitions.
 
   For the purposes of the Tiers of the Fire and Police Pension Plan set forth in this Part 3, the following words and phrases shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section, unless a different meaning is clearly indicated by the context.
 
   (a)   City:  The City of Los Angeles.
 
   (b)   Board:  The Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners.
 
   (c)   Plan or System:  The Fire and Police Pension Plan administered by the Board.  Any reference in this Part to “Fire and Police Pension Plans” shall be deemed a reference to the Fire and Police Pension Plan.
 
   (d)   Beneficiary:  Person entitled to receive a benefit from the Plan.
 
   (e)   Department Member.  A person who is a sworn Member of the Fire Department or a sworn Member of the Police Department, as those terms are defined for each Tier.  This term also includes a person who is a sworn Member of the Harbor Department who qualifies for membership in the Plan pursuant to the provisions of any Tier of the Plan, but shall not include any sworn employee of the Harbor Department who was appointed prior to January 8, 2006 and remained a member of the Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System.  Additionally, this term includes a person who is a sworn Member of the Airport Department who qualifies for membership in the Plan pursuant to the provisions of any Tier of the Plan, but shall not include any employee of the Airport Department who was appointed prior to January 7, 2018 and was eligible to make the election authorized by Charter Section 1704 but remained a member of the Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System
 
   (f)   Retired Plan Member:  A person who is a former Plan Member whose active duty status has been terminated and is receiving a regular monthly benefit payment from any Tier of the Fire and Police Pension Plan.
 
   (g)   Tier:  Any one of the several benefit structures denominated as a “Tier” within the Fire and Police Pension Plan.
 
   (h)   Outside Agency:  Any governmental entity other than the Fire or Police Departments of the City of Los Angeles.
 
   (i)   Transferring Employees:  Employees of an Outside Agency who become Department Members pursuant to a merger or contract for fire or police services authorized by action of the Council.
 
SECTION HISTORY
 
Amended by:  Charter Amendment A § 3, approved June 5, 2001, effective July 10, 2001; Charter Amendment 1, approved March 8, 2005, effective April 6, 2005; Subsec. (e), Charter Amendment G § 2, approved March 8, 2011, effective April 8, 2011; Subsec. (e), Charter Amendment SSS § 1, approved November 8, 2016, effective December 15, 2016.