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(a) A member who retires before his or her voluntary retirement age, on account of disability as provided in § 39.237, shall receive the applicable disability retirement allowance provided as follows.
(b) (1) In computing his or her retirement allowance the credited service used shall be the sum of:
A. His or her credited service in force at the time of his or her retirement; plus
B. The number of years, and fraction of a year, in the period from the date of his or her retirement to the date he or she would attain his or her voluntary retirement age.
(2) His or her disability retirement allowance shall begin as of the date of his or her disability, but not more than six months before the date his or her application for disability retirement is filed with the board, nor prior to the date his or her name last appeared on a city payroll with pay. Upon his or her retirement he or she shall have the right to elect to receive his or her retirement allowance under an option provided in § 39.236 in lieu of a straight life retirement allowance.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 2.522; 1992 Code, § 35-34) (Ord. 2491, passed 8-7-1967)