WSR 12-15-037

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

[ Filed July 13, 2012, 8:22 a.m. , effective July 13, 2012, 8:22 a.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: The purpose of this rule making is to amend the rule, as necessary, to ensure compliance with the Internal Revenue Code requirements and plan qualification.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 415-02-740.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.50.050(5).

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that immediate adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule is necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety, or general welfare, and that observing the time requirements of notice and opportunity to comment upon adoption of a permanent rule would be contrary to the public interest.

Reasons for this Finding: Ensure compliance with the Internal Revenue Code requirements and continued plan qualification.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 13, 2012.

Steve Hill

Director

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 12-16 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office