WSR 06-14-007

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF

RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

[ Filed June 22, 2006, 9:00 a.m. ]


SEMI-ANNUAL

RULE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

(RCW 34.05.314)


JULY 1, 2006 - DECEMBER 31, 2006



This agenda shows anticipated rule-making activity by the department of retirement systems (DRS) for July 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006. 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, LeslieS@drs.wa.gov.


Subject Description Anticipated Rule-Making Actions by December 31, 2006
Chapter 415-02 WAC Amend various sections to incorporate provisions for the public safety employee retirement system and update. CR-102, Hearing
Chapter 415-08 WAC, Appeals Revise rules governing the department's appeal process. Public Hearing, Adoption
Chapter 415-110 WAC, School employees' retirement system (SERS) Amend the SERS chapter in response to comments received during the department's four-year regulatory review. CR-102, Public Hearing
Chapter 415-112 WAC, Teachers' retirement system (TRS) TRS chapter. Most of the TRS rules were amended during the January - June 2005 agenda period. This phase addresses rules that require extensive revisions and new rules needed to implement statute. Public Hearing, Adoption
Chapter 415-113 WAC, Portability of public employment benefits Amend and expand upon rules for people who are members of more than one retirement system. CR-102, Public Hearing
Disability benefits 1. A new rule to implement HB 2932 pertaining to LEOFF1 Plan 2 catastrophic disability benefits.

2. An amended rule pertaining to LEOFF 2 duty disability benefits.

3. A new rule for PERS2 Plan 1 duty and nonduty disability benefits.

CR-102, Public Hearing, Adoption
Public safety employees' retirement system (PSERS) New chapter to implement PSERS, a new retirement system created by 2004 legislation. CR-102, Public Hearing
Other Implement legislation enacted during the 2006 legislative session. CR-101s, Possible CR-102s

1 Law enforcement officers and fire fighters' retirement system.

2 Public employees' retirement system.

Leslie Saeger

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office