WSR 08-04-020

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF

RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

[ Filed January 28, 2008, 8:33 a.m. ]


SEMI-ANNUAL

RULE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

per RCW 34.05.314


January 1, 2008 June 30, 2008



This agenda reflects anticipated rule-making activity by the department of retirement systems (DRS) for January 1, 2008, through June 30, 2008. DRS reserves the right to change this work schedule because of legislative action, judicial decisions, requests by employers, members, or other stakeholders and impacted parties.

If you have questions about this rule-making schedule or the DRS rule-making process, please contact Sarah Monaly, Rules Coordinator, Department of Retirement Systems, P.O. Box 48380, Olympia, WA 98504-8380, phone (360) 664-7291, TTY (360) 586-5450, SarahM@drs.wa.gov.


Subject Description Anticipated rule-making actions by June 30, 2008
Chapter 415-02 WAC Amend rules to implement SHB 1266 (2007) regarding eligibility of the designated beneficiary of a deceased member to receive the $150,000 death benefit. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapters 415-02, 415-112 and 415-200 WAC Amend rules to correct typographical errors, incorrect addresses, and references to repealed rules. File CR-105
Chapter 415-104 WAC Develop rule to implement HB 2932 (2006) regarding the disability allowance for members of the law enforcement officers' and fire fighters' retirement system (LEOFF) plan 2 who incur a catastrophic disability in the line of duty. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapter 415-104 WAC Amend rules to implement SHB 1936 (2005) which includes emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in the definition of fire fighters for LEOFF. Also updates timeframes for allowing the transfer of EMT service credit into LEOFF plan 2. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapter 415-104 WAC Amend rules to implement HB 1680 (2007) regarding EMTs transferring service into LEOFF plan 2. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapter 415-106 WAC Amend rules to implement SHB 1124 (2007) regarding employees of the department of natural resources' eligibility for membership in the public safety employees' retirement system (PSERS). File CR-101
Chapter 415-108 WAC Develop rules to implement SHB 2691 (2006) regarding new retirement benefit provisions for justices and judges who have membership in the public employees' retirement system (PERS). File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapters 415-108,

415-110, and 415-112 WAC

Amend rules to clarify reporting for the school employees' retirement system (SERS), the teachers' retirement system (TRS), and PERS substitute employees working in two or more retirement systems in a school district or educational service district. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapters 415-110 and 415-112 WAC Amend rules to implement EHB 2391 (2007) regarding retirement plan choice options for new employees of SERS and TRS. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapter 415-112 WAC Develop rules to implement SHB 2691 (2006) regarding new retirement benefit provisions for justices and judges who have membership in TRS. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

Chapter 415-112 WAC Amend rules to clarify TRS membership eligibility for substitute teachers. File CR-101
Chapter 415-112 WAC Amend and develop rules to implement ESHB 2680 (2006) regarding TRS plan 1 and plan 2 members purchasing TRS service credit for teaching in another state or for the federal government. File CR-102,

hold public hearing,

file CR-103

January 28, 2008

Sarah Monaly

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office