(1) A PERS member may not purchase service unless and until the member elects to participate in the PERS Defined Benefit Retirement Plan.

(2) A retirement system member may not purchase the same period of military, federal volunteer service, or public service employment in more than one retirement system.

(3) A retirement system member may not receive service credit for any purchase of service related to any calendar month for which full service credit has already been granted.

History: 19-2-403, MCA; IMP, 19-2-603, 19-2-715, 19-3-503, 19-3-515, 19-3-522, 19-5-410, 19-6-801, 19-7-803, 19-8-901, 19-9-403, 19-13-403, MCA; NEW, 2008 MAR p. 2467, Eff. 12/1/08.