PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed December 21, 2020, 2:53 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Distributions following the member's death with no survivor beneficiary.
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 clarify how any remaining contributions and prorated monthly benefit will be distributed following a member's death, if there is no ongoing survivor benefit.
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, website www.drs.wa.gov/rules/.
December 21, 2020