AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: To repeal state board rules governing the state board sponsored retirement plan. The WAC[s] are duplicative of state board policy included in the state board retirement plan document which is required by federal regulations. Repeal of these WAC[s], eliminates that duplication and clarifies the governing policies.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 131-16-010, 131-16-011, 131-16-015, 131-16-021, 131-16-031, 131-16-040, 131-16-045, 131-16-050, 131-16-055, 131-16-056, 131-16-060, 131-16-061, 131-16-062, 131-16-065, and 131-16-066.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.10.400.
Other Authority: State Board Resolution 13-05-23.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 13-08-051 on March 29, 2013.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 15.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 15.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: May 9, 2013.
and Rules Coordinator
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
|WAC 131-16-010||Establishment of the state board retirement plan.|
|WAC 131-16-015||Retirement benefit goal established.|
|WAC 131-16-021||Employees eligible to participate in the retirement plan.|
|WAC 131-16-031||Participation in the plan.|
|WAC 131-16-040||Disability retirement provisions for plan participants.|
|WAC 131-16-045||Transfers to and from other plans.|
|WAC 131-16-050||Contribution rates established.|
|WAC 131-16-055||Options for self-directed investment of retirement plan contributions and accumulations.|
|WAC 131-16-056||Hardship withdrawals.|
|WAC 131-16-061||Supplemental retirement benefits.|
|WAC 131-16-062||Benefit options after termination of employment.|
|WAC 131-16-065||Optional retirement transition benefit.|
|WAC 131-16-066||Single sum death benefit to spouse beneficiaries.|