PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed June 5, 2019, 10:09 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Consent requirement for survivorship benefit options.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.50.050
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To implement chapter 102, Laws of 2019 (HB 1408), clarifying the written consent requirement for survivorship benefit options.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jilene Siegel, Department of Retirement Systems, P.O. Box 48380, Olympia, WA 98504-8380, phone 360-664-7291, TTY 711, email Rules@drs.wa.gov, web site www.drs.wa.gov/rules/.
June 5, 2019