RULE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
JANUARY 1, 2006 - JUNE 30, 2006
If you have questions about this rule-making agenda or the DRS rule-making process, please contact Leslie L. Saeger, Rules Coordinator, Department of Retirement Systems, P.O. Box 48380, Tumwater, WA 98504-8380, phone (360) 664-7291, TTY (360) 586-5450, LeslieS@drs.wa.gov.
|Subject||Description||Anticipated Rule-Making Actions by June 30, 2006|
|Chapter 415-08 WAC, Appeals||Revise rules governing the department of retirement systems' appeal process.||CR-102|
|Chapter 415-110 WAC, School employees' retirement system (SERS)||Amend the SERS chapter in response to comments received during the department's four-year regulatory review.||CR-102, Public hearing|
|Chapter 415-112 WAC, Teachers' retirement system (TRS)||TRS chapter, most of the TRS rules were amended during the January - June 2005 agenda period. This phase addresses rules that require extensive revisions and new rules needed to implement statute.||CR-102, Public hearing, adoption|
|Chapter 415-113 WAC, Portability of public employment benefits||Amend and expand upon rules for people who are members of more than one retirement system.||CR-102, Public hearing|
|Disability benefits||New and amended rules pertaining to disability benefits for members of LEOFF1 Plan 2, and PERS2 Plan 1.||CR-102, Public hearing, adoption|
|Minor beneficiaries||Codify the department's policy for dispersing funds to minors.||CR-102|
|Post thirty-year program||New rules to implement the program established by RCW 41.32.4986 for TRS Plan 1 members and RCW 41.40.191 for PERS Plan 1 members.||CR-102, Public hearing, adoption|
|Public safety employees' retirement system (PSERS)||New chapter to implement PSERS, a new retirement system created by 2004 legislation. The implementation date is July 1, 2006.||CR-102, Public hearing, adoption|
|Purchased service credit||New rules to implement 2004 and 2005 legislation that allows PERS, SERS, TRS, and LEOFF members to purchase up to five additional years of service credit at retirement.||CR-102, Public hearing, adoption|
|Other||Implement legislation enacted during the 2005 and 2006 legislative sessions.||CR-101s, Possible CR-102s|
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