[Filed July 22, 2020, 4:12 p.m., effective August 22, 2020]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: To waive and suspend limits on postretirement employment during a period of emergency proclaimed by the governor under RCW 43.06.010
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: WAC 415-02-160 Will postretirement employment performed during a period of emergency affect my retirement benefit?
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.50.050
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 20-13-096 on June 17, 2020.
Date Adopted: July 22, 2020.
WAC 415-02-160Will postretirement employment performed during a period of emergency affect my retirement benefit?
During a period of emergency proclaimed by the governor under RCW 43.06.010
(12) regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and for which the governor has waived or suspended applicable statutory limitations, public service employment performed by a retiree shall not cause a suspension or reduction of retirement benefits.
For the purpose of this section, a "period of emergency" includes only the following: COVID-19 pandemic, for the period covered by the governor's proclamation.