WSR 09-04-004

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF

RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

[ Filed January 21, 2009, 4:12 p.m. ]


SEMI-ANNUAL

RULE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

per RCW 34.05.314

January 1 - June 30, 2009



This agenda reflects anticipated rule-making activity by the department of retirement systems (DRS) for January 1 through June 30, 2009. 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 White, Rules Coordinator, Department of Retirement Systems, P.O. Box 48380, Olympia, WA 98504-8380, phone (360) 664-7291, TTY (360) 586-5450, Rules@drs.wa.gov.


WAC Chapter Why rule making is needed Anticipated rule-making action
415-02

415-103

415-104

415-106

415-108

415-110

and

415-112

To amend rules concerning flexible survivor options for retirees of the Washington state patrol retirement system (WSPRS), the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system (LEOFF), the public safety officers' retirement systems (PSERS), the public employees' retirement system (PERS), the school employees' retirement system (SERS), and the teachers' retirement system (TRS). File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-103 To amend rules to clarify the rights of surviving spouses of members of the WSPRS Plan 1. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-104 To develop rules to implement HB 2932 of 2006 regarding the disability allowance for members of LEOFF Plan 2 who incur a catastrophic disability in the line of duty. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-104 To amend rules to implement SHB 1936 of 2005 which added emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to the definition of "firefighters" for LEOFF. Also updates timeframes for allowing the transfer of EMT service credit into LEOFF Plan 2. Hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-104 To amend rules to implement HB 1680 of 2007 regarding EMTs transferring service into LEOFF Plan 2. Hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-106

415-108

415-110

and

415-112

To amend rules, correct references, and clarify types of reportable compensation for PSERS, PERS, SERS, and TRS. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-106

415-108

415-110

and

415-112

To amend rules to implement HB 1270 of 2005 regarding post-retirement return to work options for LEOFF Plan 2 retirees. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-108 To develop rules regarding duty and nonduty disability for members of PERS Plan 1. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-110

and

415-112

To amend and develop rules to implement HB 3019 of 2008 regarding half time service credit for members of SERS Plans 2 and 3, and TRS Plans 2 and 3. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

415-501 To update rules regarding the distribution of a deferred compensation program (DCP) account to a beneficiary who is a minor. File CR-102

hold public hearing

File CR-103

January 21, 2009

Sarah White

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office