WSR 06-21-001

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

[ Filed October 4, 2006, 1:43 p.m. , effective November 4, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: WAC 415-02-100 is amended to remove confusing language that was found during the department's routine regulatory review process.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 415-02-100.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.50.050(5).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-17-144 on August 22, 2006.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Minor editorial change in the heading and the first sentence.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 28, 2006.

Sandra J. Matheson

Director

OTS-9108.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-10-016, filed 4/21/00, effective 5/22/00)

WAC 415-02-100   Retiree insurance premium deductions ((for retirees)) -- Enrollment requirements.   The department will not accept requests by retirees of any of the systems ((which)) that the department administers to deduct premiums for any kind of insurance from retirement allowances unless the provider has at least twenty-five such retirees enrolled in a withholding program. ((Any providers who have less than twenty-five retirees in their deduction program will have twelve months in which to secure at least twenty-five participants. Failing to acquire the required minimum within twelve months will result in suspension of the deduction program for such provider.)) Any qualified provider who drops below twenty-five participants will be suspended if they remain under twenty-five participants for ninety days.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050. 00-10-016, 415-02-100, filed 4/21/00, effective 5/22/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050(5) and 41.50.090. 84-24-017 (Order V), 415-02-100, filed 11/28/84.]

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