19-2-709. Transfer of service and contributions from other Montana public employee retirement systems. (1) A member eligible to transfer service credit, pursuant to 19-2-715 and 19-3-511, into the system to which the member belongs shall complete the transfer prior to the member's retirement.
(2) The accumulated contributions to be transferred by the member may include both taxed contributions and tax-deferred contributions and interest. However, if less than all of the member's accumulated contributions on deposit in a pension trust fund are being transferred, the transfer of taxed and tax-deferred amounts must be made on a proportionate basis, with the remainder refunded to the member. The transferring agency shall at the time of the transfer identify the taxed and tax-deferred amounts being transferred to the board.