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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter City Charter Chapter 5 FPDR Article 1 Funding
Section 5-101. Creation of Fund.

 
The Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund originally created and established for the benefit of the sworn employees of Portland Fire & Rescue (hereinafter Bureau of Fire) and the Bureau of Police of the City of Portland (hereinafter Bureau of Police) and for the benefit of the Surviving Spouses and Dependent Minor Children of deceased sworn employees, by this Chapter on March 11, 1942 and revised in part by subsequent amendments through November 7, 2000 is hereby amended effective January 1, 2007 for the benefit of sworn employees of the Bureau of Fire and Police and their Surviving Spouses and Dependent Minor Children.
 
When used alone in this Chapter, the word "Fund" shall mean the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund.  References in this Chapter to the "Bureau of Fire" shall mean Portland Fire & Rescue or any bureau, department or agency, howsoever designated, hereafter succeeding to the functions of Portland Fire & Rescue.  References in this Chapter to the "Bureau of Police" shall mean the Bureau of Police or any bureau, department or agency, howsoever designated, hereafter succeeding to the functions of the Bureau of Police.
 
Beginning January 1, 2007, the Fund shall have three programs.
 
 
(b)  FPDR Two consists of sworn employees of the Bureau of Fire and Bureau of Police who are not FPDR One Members and were sworn before January 1, 2007, except as specifically excluded in Section 5-301.  FPDR Two Members shall have retirement benefits as provided in Article 3 of this Chapter; service connected and occupational disability benefits as provided in Sections 5-306 and 5-308 of this Chapter; and non-service connected disability benefits as provided in Sections 5-307 and 5-309 of this Chapter.
 
(c)  FPDR Three consists of sworn employees of the Bureau of Fire and Bureau of Police first sworn on or after January 1, 2007.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Chapter, FPDR Three Members shall have the following benefits:  FPDR Three Members shall be enrolled in the Public Employees Retirement System of the State of Oregon (PERS) and shall have benefits as provided by PERS or any successor state program; service connected and occupational disability benefits as provided in Sections 5-306 and 5-308 of this Chapter; and non-service connected disability benefits as provided in Sections 5-307 and 5-309 of this Chapter.  Employee contributions, employer contributions, payroll taxes, benefit payments and other costs of the retirement and disability plan provided to FPDR Three Members shall be paid from the Fund.  Such costs shall be requirements levied under Section 5-103.