Oregon Statutes - Chapter 237 - Public Employee Retirement Generally - Section 237.418 - Authority of interstate agencies to extend federal Social Security benefits to their employees.

(1) Any instrumentality jointly created by this state and any other state or states hereby is authorized, to the extent that this state may confer authority, upon the granting of like authority by such other state or states:

(a) To enter into an agreement with the Federal Security Administrator (United States Secretary of Health and Human Services) whereby the benefits of the Federal Old Age and Survivors Insurance system shall be extended to employees of such instrumentality;

(b) To require its employees to pay (and for that purpose to deduct from their wages) contributions equal to the amounts which they would be required to pay if they were covered by an agreement made pursuant to ORS 237.414; and

(c) To make payments to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States in accordance with such agreement, including payment from its own funds, and otherwise to comply with such agreement.

(2) Such agreement shall, to the extent practicable, be consistent with the terms and provisions of ORS 237.412 and 237.414. [1953 c.180 §13; 1991 c.67 §52 and 1991 c.813 §7]

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