City of Hagerstown, MD
Washington County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hagerstown 5-26-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-24. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Ch. 39.
Article I Establishment of Plan; Terminology

§ 38-1 Adoption of plan; withdrawal from existing systems.

§ 38-2 Short title.

§ 38-3 Qualification under Internal Revenue Code.

§ 38-4 Applicability.

§ 38-5 Word usage; catchlines.

§ 38-6 Definitions.

§ 38-7 Participation requirements.

§ 38-8 Reemployment.

§ 38-9 Enrollment.

§ 38-10 (Reserved)

§ 38-11 (Reserved)

§ 38-12 (Reserved)

Article II Credited Service

§ 38-13 Credit for service with City.

§ 38-14 Leaves of absence.

§ 38-15 Fractional credit for service.

§ 38-16 Transfer of credited service under Maryland State Retirement System.

§ 38-17 Transfers of service with other government employers.

§ 38-18 Purchase of credited service.

§ 38-19 Credit for preemployment military service.

§ 38-20 Transfers of credited service to other plans.

§ 38-21 (Reserved)

§ 38-22 (Reserved)

Article III Funding of Benefits

§ 38-23 Payment of contributions.

§ 38-24 Disposition of forfeitures.

§ 38-25 Actuarial examination.

§ 38-26 Pickup contributions.

§ 38-27 Participant contributions.

Article IV Lifetime Benefits

§ 38-28 Normal retirement.

§ 38-29 Early retirement.

§ 38-30 Deferred retirement.

§ 38-31 Disability benefits.

§ 38-32 Other terminations of employment.

§ 38-33 Maximum limitation on benefits.

§ 38-34 Post-termination changes.

§ 38-35 Cost of living adjustments.

§ 38-36 Refundable contributions benefit.

§ 38-37 (Reserved)

§ 38-38 (Reserved)

Article V Death Benefits

§ 38-39 Death benefits.

§ 38-40 Limitations.

§ 38-41 Method of payment.

§ 38-42 Optional forms of benefit.

§ 38-43 General provisions applicable to options.

§ 38-44 Eligible rollover distributions.

§ 38-45 Distribution to nonspouse beneficiaries.

§ 38-46 (Reserved)

§ 38-47 (Reserved)

Article VI Administration

§ 38-48 Designation of beneficiaries.

§ 38-49 Location of participants and beneficiaries.

§ 38-50 Investment of funds.

§ 38-51 Diversion of funds prohibited.

§ 38-52 Assignment of benefits prohibited.

§ 38-53 Administrative authority.

§ 38-54 City administration.

§ 38-55 Retirement Plan Committee.

§ 38-56 Mutual exclusion of responsibility.

§ 38-57 Uniformity of discretionary acts.

§ 38-58 Fiduciary standards.

§ 38-59 Litigation.

§ 38-60 Payment of administration expenses.

§ 38-61 Review procedure.

§ 38-62 (Reserved)

§ 38-63 (Reserved)

§ 38-64 (Reserved)

Article VII Amendments; Termination of Plan

§ 38-65 Right to amend.

§ 38-66 Right to terminate.

§ 38-67 Automatic termination of contributions.

§ 38-68 Allocation and distribution.

§ 38-69 Priorities for allocation of trust assets.

§ 38-70 Alternative to immediate distribution of the trust.

§ 38-71 Modification of allocation provisions.

§ 38-72 (Reserved)

§ 38-73 Plan combinations and transfers.

§ 38-74 (Reserved)

§ 38-75 (Reserved)

§ 38-76 (Reserved)

Article VIII Liability of City; Construction of Plan

§ 38-77 Limitations on liability of City.

§ 38-78 Construction.