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A member electing to purchase service credit with the Retirement System for a period of Unpaid Parental Leave must so elect in writing on a form provided by the Retirement System. This election must be made before the date he or she files the application to retire or the effective date of his or her retirement, whichever is later.
This election must be for a minimum period of two months of Unpaid Parental Leave or all of his or her Unpaid Parental leave where such total period is less than two months. This election is limited to a maximum period of four months for each period of Unpaid Parental Leave.
A member may only elect to purchase service credit for a period of Unpaid Parental Leave taken prior to July 1, 2003.
(Added by Proposition G, 11/4/2008)