WSR 05-01-100




[ Filed December 14, 2004, 9:35 a.m. ]



(RCW 34.05.314)

JANUARY 1, 2005 - JUNE 30, 2005

This agenda shows anticipated rule-making activity by the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) for January 1, 2005, through June 31 [30], 2005. Rules may be added or deleted from the work schedule as a result of legislative action, court decisions, and employer, member, and agency requests.

If you have questions about this rule-making agenda or the DRS rule-making process, please contact Leslie L. Saeger, Rules Coordinator, Department of Retirement Systems, P.O. Box 48380, Tumwater, WA 98504-8380, phone (360) 664-7291, TTY (360) 586-5450,

WAC Chapter

or Section

Subject Anticipated Rule-Making Actions by July 1, 2005
Chapter 415-112 WAC Teachers' Retirement System. Rules clarifying the term "school year" have been adopted. The remainder of the chapter will be amended in phases. Phase one will focus on rules relating to membership and service credit. CR-102 Public Hearing, Adoption
Chapter 415-108 WAC These new rules pertain to disability retirement benefits for members of the Public Employment Retirement System (PERS) Plans 2 and 3. CR-102 Public Hearing
Chapter 415-110 WAC The department is planning to begin work on rules for disability-related benefits for members of the School Employees' Retirement System (SERS). Draft
New chapter - Public Safety Employees' Retirement System The department will work on a new chapter of WAC to implement the Public Safety Employees' Retirement System, which was enacted during the 2004 legislative session. The implementation date is July 1, 2006. CR-101


WAC 415-113-080 The department is considering some amendments to this rule, which addresses retroactive retirement for people who are members of more than one retirement system. Draft



Post thirty-year program The department is planning to adopt rules to implement the program established by RCW 41.32.4986 for TRS Plan 1 members and RCW 41.40.191 for PERS Plan 1 members. Draft



Chapter 415-110 WAC Most of the rules in chapter 415-110 WAC, School Employees Retirement System, are being reviewed as part of DRS' four-year regulatory review. The department will be amending the rules in response to the findings. CR-101



Other rules The department will begin work on other rules, as necessary, to implement new legislation. CR-101s, possible


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