WSR 01-19-038




[ Filed September 14, 2001, 9:20 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 415-112-0161 [01-15-027].

Title of Rule: WAC 415-112-0161 School year -- Definition.

Purpose: Update rule to include Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Plan 3.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.50.050(5).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.32.010.

Summary: Update rule to include TRS Plan 3.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Rule needs to be updated to include TRS Plan 3.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Merry A. Kogut, P.O. Box 48380, Olympia, WA 98504-8380, (360) 664-7291; Implementation and Enforcement: Margaret Wimmer, P.O. Box 48380, Olympia, WA 98504-8380, (360) 664-7044.

Name of Proponent: Department of Retirement Systems, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Update WAC 415-112-0161 to include TRS Plan 3.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Update rule to include TRS Plan 3.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. These amendments have no effect on businesses.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The Department of Retirement Systems is not one of the named departments in RCW 34.05.328.

Hearing Location: Department of Retirement Systems, 6835 Capitol Boulevard, Boardroom 3rd Floor, Tumwater, WA, on November 6, 2001, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact the rules coordinator by seven days before the hearing, if possible, phone (360) 664-7291, TTY (360) 586-5450, e-mail

Submit Written Comments to: Identify WAC Numbers, Merry A. Kogut, Rules Coordinator, Department of Retirement Systems, P.O. Box 48380, Olympia, WA 98504-8380, e-mail, fax (360) 753-3166, by 5:00 p.m. on November 6, 2001.

Date of Intended Adoption: No sooner than November 7, 2001.

September 14, 2001

Merry A. Kogut

Rules Coordinator


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 95-16-053, filed 7/25/95, effective 8/25/95)

WAC 415-112-0161   School year -- Definition.   (1) "School year" for Plan ((I)) 1 members means the fiscal year running from July 1 to June 30.

(2) "School year" for Plan ((II)) 2 and 3 members means the twelve-month period from September 1 of one year to August 31 of the following year.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050. 95-16-053, 415-112-0161, filed 7/25/95, effective 8/25/95.]

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