Chapter 41.32 RCW

TEACHERS' RETIREMENT

Sections
"PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO PLAN 1, PLAN 2, AND PLAN 3"
Provisions applicable to "plan 1," "plan 2," and "plan 3."
Definitions.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Substitute teachersApplication for service creditProcedures.
Name of system.
Department's power to determine eligibility.
Membership in systemService credit of educational staff associates.
Membership in systemCharter school employers and employees.
Employer contribution ratesComputation and payment.
Validity of deductionsInterest.
Retired teacher may reenter systemBenefit limitations.
Exemption from taxation and judicial processExceptionsNonassignabilityDeductions authorized.
Death benefitCourse of employmentOccupational disease or infection.
Disability retirementCriminal conduct.
FalsificationPenalty.
Effect of certain accumulated vacation leave on retirement benefits.
Benefit calculationLimitation.
Establishing, restoring service credit.
Disabled in the line of dutyContinuation of service creditConditions.
Election to use out-of-state service credit to calculate time at which the member may retire.
Purchase of additional service creditCostsRules.
Purchase of additional benefitsConditions.
"PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO PLAN 2 AND PLAN 3"
Postretirement employment options.
"PLAN 1"
Provisions applicable to plan 1.
Membership in system.
Credit for military service or as state legislator.
State legislators and state officials eligible for retirement benefits.
Service credit for paid leave of absenceApplication to elected officials of labor organizations.
Teaching service, how credited.
Limitation on credit for out-of-state service.
Time limit for claiming service creditPayments.
Credit for professional preparation subsequent to becoming teacher.
Creditable service, what to consist of.
"Earnable compensation" defined for certain part-time employeesAdoption of rules.
Purchase of additional annuity.
Source of pension reserveContributions.
Contributions for prior service credits.
Eligibility for retirement allowance.
Qualifications for retirement.
Annual increase amountLegislature's rights reservedNo additional increases after June 30, 2011.
Minimum retirement allowanceCost-of-living adjustmentPost-retirement adjustmentComputation.
Minimum retirement allowanceAnnual adjustmentPersons who become beneficiaries after June 30, 1995.
Permanent increase for specified beneficiaries age seventy or over.
Retirement allowanceAnnual increases restricted after July 1, 2010Eligibility.
Additional special pension for former members not receiving social security.
Limitation as to earnable compensation of member as member of the legislature.
Retirement allowance for members entering system before April 25, 1973Election.
Retirement allowance for members entering system after April 25, 1973, or in lieu of allowance under RCW 41.32.497.
Members with thirty years of serviceIrrevocable election.
Permanent retirement allowance adjustment.
Termination of membership.
Payment on withdrawalReentry.
Payment on death before retirement or within sixty days following application for disability retirementMilitary service.
Death benefits.
Death benefitsMembers not qualified for benefits under RCW 41.32.522 and retired former members.
Options availableRetirement allowance adjustmentCourt-approved property settlement.
Disability allowanceTemporary.
Options and allowances on report that disability will be permanentReexamination.
Persons with annual half-time contractsEligibility for benefits under RCW 41.32.550.
Postretirement employmentReduction or suspension of pension payments.
End of participation in judicial retirement account planNewly elected or appointed judges.
Additional benefit for justices or judgesOne-time irrevocable election.
Justices or judges retirement allowanceIn lieu of RCW 41.32.498.
"PLAN 2"
Provisions applicable to plan 2.
Computation of the retirement allowance.
Lump sum retirement allowanceReentryConditions for reinstatement of service.
Retirement for service.
Member with terminal illnessRemoval from system.
Post-retirement cost-of-living.
Teachers required to be members.
Options for payment of retirement allowancesRetirement allowance adjustmentCourt-approved property settlement.
Earned disability allowanceEligibilityDisposition upon death of recipient.
Application for and effective date of retirement allowances.
Suspension of retirement allowance upon reemployment or if covered by a plan under RCW 28B.10.400Reinstatement.
Reduction of retirement allowance upon reemployment or if covered by a plan under RCW 28B.10.400Reestablishment of membership.
Death benefits.
Service credit for paid leave of absence, officers of labor organizations, unpaid leave of absence, military service.
Service credit for half-time employment from October 1, 1977, through December 31, 1986.
One-time purchase of service creditConditionsPaymentRules.
Vested membership.
Transfer to plan 3Irrevocable option.
Public employees' retirement system members who previously declined membership in the teachers' retirement systemTransfer to plan 3Irrevocable option.
Refund of contributions on termination.
Reentry.
"PLAN 3"
Provisions applicable to plan 3Plan 3 elements.
Choice of membership in plan 2 or plan 3.
Higher education facultyOption to transfer to plan 3Limitation on supplemental benefits under RCW 28B.10.400.
Right to waive benefitIrrevocable choice.
Computation of the retirement allowance.
Additional payment.
Postretirement cost-of-living allowance.
Options for payment of retirement allowancesCourt-approved property settlement.
Application for and effective date of retirement allowances.
Suspension of retirement allowance upon reemployment or if covered by a plan under RCW 28B.10.400Reinstatement.
Reduction of retirement allowance upon reemployment or if covered by a plan under RCW 28B.10.400Reestablishment of membership.
Service credit for paid leave of absence, officers of labor organizations, unpaid leave of absence, military service.
Purchased service creditAllocation.
One-time purchase of service creditConditionsPaymentRules.
Lump sum paymentsReentry.
Retirement eligibility.
Member with terminal illnessRemoval from system.
Earned disability allowanceEligibilityDisposition upon death of recipient.
Restored, purchased service credit under plan 2Transfer to plan 3.
Death benefits.
NOTES:
Numerical designations1998 c 341: See note following chapter 41.26 RCW digest.
Prior acts relating to teachers' retirement: (1) 1943 c 116; 1941 c 97; 1939 c 86, 40; 1937 c 221 (repealed by 1947 c 80 § 70).
(2) 1931 c 115; 1923 c 187; 1919 c 150; 1917 c 163 (repealed by 1937 c 221 § 14).
Employee salary or compensationLimitations respecting: RCW 28A.400.220.
Portability of public retirement benefits: Chapter 41.54 RCW.
Teachers in state correctional facilities as members of teachers' retirement fund: RCW 72.01.200.