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  57.961.  Membership in system — certain cities and counties may join, how. — 1.  On and after the effective date of the establishment of the system, as an incident to his employment or continued employment, each person employed as an elected or appointed sheriff of a county shall become a member of the system.  Such membership shall continue as long as the person continues to be an employee, or receives or is eligible to receive benefits under the provisions of sections 57.949 to 57.997.

  2.  Beginning September 1, 1986, any city not within a county and any county having a charter form of government may elect, by a majority vote of its governing body, to come under the provisions of sections 57.949 to 57.997 except for the provisions of section 57.955.  Notice in writing of such election shall be given to the board, and the person employed as sheriff of such county, as an incident of his contract of employment or continued employment, shall become a member of the system on the first day of the month immediately following the date the board receives notice.  Such membership shall continue as long as the person continues to be an employee, or receives or is eligible to receive benefits under the provisions of sections 57.949 to 57.997, and upon becoming a member he shall receive credit for all prior service as if he had become a member on December 22, 1983.

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(L. 1983 H.B. 81 § 57.915, A.L. 1986 S.B. 584)


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