WSR 04-04-040

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

[ Filed January 29, 2004, 11:39 a.m. , effective March 1, 2004 ]

Date of Adoption: January 28, 2004.

Purpose: Transfer longstanding policy of charging fees for processing legal orders into WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.50.050(5), 41.50.600, 41.50.680.

Other Authority: RCW 26.18.110(4), 26.23.060(9), 74.20A.080(15).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-01-008 on December 4, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: March 1, 2004.

January 28, 2004

John Charles

Director

OTS-6831.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 415-02-720   What does the department charge for processing split payments?   This section applies whenever the department administers split payments for child support, mandatory benefit assignment orders (MBAOs), or other direct pay orders.


Type Amount Statutory Authority
(1) Child support Ten dollars for the first disbursement and one dollar for each additional. Fees will be charged to the obligor RCW 26.18.110(4); 26.23.060(9) and 74.20A.080(15)
(2) Mandatory assignment of retirement benefits (MBAO) Twenty-five dollars for the first disbursement and six dollars for each additional. Fees will be charged to the obligor RCW 41.50.600(4)
(3) Property division obligations (see also WAC 415-02-500(11)) Seventy-five dollars for the first disbursement and six dollars for each additional. Fees will be divided equally between the obligor and obligee RCW 41.50.680

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