Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 72
WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS — INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
CHAPTER 14
FIREMEN’S RETIREMENT FUND
72-1435.  Voluntary retirement — Years of service determine pension benefit. (1) Any Option I firefighter, as provided in section 72-1434, Idaho Code, who has had the contributions remitted as provided in sections 72-1431 and 72-1432, Idaho Code, for the same number of years as he claims for service as a paid firefighter in Idaho, may at his option retire, and upon retirement shall be paid from the public employee retirement account a monthly sum during the remainder of his life equal to:
(a)  after twenty (20) years of service and contributions, forty percent (40%) of the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage; or
(b)  after twenty-one (21) years of service and contributions, forty-five percent (45%) of the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage; or
(c)  after twenty-two (22) years of service and contributions, fifty percent (50%) of the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage; or
(d)  after twenty-three (23) years of service and contributions, fifty-five percent (55%) of the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage; or
(e)  after twenty-four (24) years of service and contributions, sixty percent (60%) of the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage; or
(f)  after twenty-five (25) years of service and contributions, sixty-five percent (65%) of the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage.
All benefit payments to Option I firefighters shall be based on the average paid firefighter’s salary or wage in this state as defined in section 72-1431, Idaho Code. Option I monthly benefit payments shall vary annually according to the determination of the cost of living adjustment as set forth in section 72-1471, Idaho Code.
(2)  Any Option II firefighter, as provided in section 72-1434, Idaho Code, who has had the contributions remitted as provided in sections 72-1431 and 72-1432, Idaho Code, for the same number of years as he claims for service as a paid firefighter in Idaho, may at his option retire, and upon retirement shall be paid from the public employee retirement account a monthly sum during the remainder of his life equal to:
(a)  after twenty (20) years of service and contributions, forty percent (40%) of his average salary or wage; or
(b)  after twenty-one (21) years of service and contributions, forty-five percent (45%) of his average salary or wage; or
(c)  after twenty-two (22) years of service and contributions, fifty percent (50%) of his average salary or wage; or
(d)  after twenty-three (23) years of service and contributions, fifty-five percent (55%) of his average salary or wage; or
(e)  after twenty-four (24) years of service and contributions, sixty percent (60%) of his average salary or wage; or
(f)  after twenty-five (25) years of service and contributions, sixty-five percent (65%) of his average salary or wage.
All benefit payments to Option II firefighters shall be based on his average final compensation as defined in section 72-1404, Idaho Code. Option II monthly benefit payments shall vary annually according to the determination of the cost of living adjustment as set forth in section 72-1471, Idaho Code.

History:
[(72-1435) 1980, ch. 50, sec. 32, p. 95; am. 1990, ch. 211, sec. 5, p. 475; 1990, am. and redesignated, ch. 231, sec. 90, p. 654.]


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