WSR 17-20-073
[Filed October 2, 2017, 4:41 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Eligibility for membership in the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' (LEOFF) retirement system.
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: Eligibility for membership in LEOFF is defined in chapter 41.26 RCW. This amendment will clarify how the department interprets the statutes to determine eligibility. Other revisions may be included if opportunities for further clarification are identified during this review.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and amendments will be drafted in coordination with stakeholders representing the LEOFF 2 board.
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, web site
October 2, 2017
Jilene Siegel
Rules Coordinator