WSR 00-08-029

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD FOR

COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES

[ Filed March 28, 2000, 12:34 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TIAA/CREF retirement plan, chapter 131-16 WAC. RE: Eligibility and participation.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: TIAA/CREF new eligibility threshold approved by state board effective July 1, 1999, presents possible conflict with PERS statute, RCW 41.40.023. The proposed rule revisions will address possible conflicts.

Process for Developing New Rule: Other [no further information supplied by agency.]

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Claire Krueger, Executive Assistant and Administrative Rules and Contracts Coordinator, (360) 753-7413, ckrueger@SBCTC.ctc.edu.

March 27, 2000

Claire C. Krueger

Executive Assistant and

Agency Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office