Last Update: 4/26/17

Chapter 415-104 WAC

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' AND FIREFIGHTERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM

WAC Sections

Purpose.
Definitions.
Scope.
Public records.
Jurisdiction of director.
Appeal of a local disability board decision.
Review of disability board actionAppeal of director's decision.
Records reviewed on appeals filed under RCW 41.26.200.
Parties to a de novo hearing.
The department can require an examination.
Notice of appeal to the superior court.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Certification of record.
Actuarial factors and schedules.
How is my LEOFF Plan 2 retirement allowance affected if I return to work after retirement?
Interim retirement allowanceEmployer final compensation reportFinal computation of retirement allowanceAdjustment of retirement allowance for errors.
CESSATION OF DISABILITY
Purpose and scope.
DRS review of disability board order.
Notice for hearing.
Department examination.
Burden of proof.
Payment of benefits pending final determination.
Comparison of disability retirement allowance and service retirement allowance.
BENEFIT OPTIONS
Survivor benefit optionsLEOFF Plan 1.
Married LEOFF Plan 2 member's benefit selectionSpousal consent required.
What are my retirement benefit optionsLEOFF Plan 2?
MEMBERSHIP
Purpose and scope of eligibility rules.
Am I a LEOFF member?
Can I terminate my status as a LEOFF member?
Am I required to meet minimum medical and health standards in order to establish or reestablish Plan 1 membership?
BASIC SALARY
Purpose and scope of basic salary rules.
Basic salary table.
What is basic salary?
LEOFF PLAN 1
Definitions.
How is basic salary for LEOFF Plan I determined?
Basic monthly rate is LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Deferred payments.
Retroactive basic salary increases attached to a position are LEOFF Plan 1 basic salary.
Paid leave is LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Shift differential is LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Additional duty pay is LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
What are special salary or wages?
Educational premium payments are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Performance bonuses are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Cafeteria plans are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Leave cash outs or other severance pay are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Overtime is not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Deferred wages that are not attached to a position are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Disability payments are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Employer taxes and contributions are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Fringe benefits are not LEOFF Plan 1 basic salary.
Illegal payments are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Reimbursements or allowances in lieu of a reimbursement are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Standby pay is not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Retirement or termination bonuses are not LEOFF Plan I basic salary.
Payments in lieu.
LEOFF PLAN 2
How is basic salary for LEOFF Plan II determined?
Deferred wages.
Retroactive basic salary increases are LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Cafeteria plans.
Overtime is LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Paid leave is LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
LEOFF Plan 2 part-time leave of absence.
Salary or wages not attached to a position are LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Performance bonuses are LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Shift differential is LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Disability payments.
Employer taxes and contributions are not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Fringe benefits are not LEOFF Plan 2 basic salary.
Illegal payments are not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Reimbursements or allowances in lieu of a reimbursement are not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Standby pay is not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Termination or retirement bonuses are not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Statutorily excluded payments are not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Cash outs of accrued leave or other forms of severance pay are not LEOFF Plan II basic salary.
Payments in lieu.
How do I designate a beneficiary, and who will receive a distribution if I die before retirement?
Are my spouse and dependent children eligible to have their health care insurance premiums paid for?
How does a firefighter who provides emergency medical services transfer PERS service credit to LEOFF Plan 2?
LEOFF Plan 2 duty disability benefits.
What is the LEOFF Plan 2 catastrophic disability allowance?
LEOFF nonduty disability benefits.
Death or disability while performing nonduty emergency management service.
MINIMUM MEDICAL AND HEALTH STANDARDS
Purpose.
Minimum standards for membershipPhysical examination.
Abdomen and gastrointestinal system.
Blood and blood-forming tissue diseases.
Dental.
Ears.
Hearing.
Table 1Table of acceptable audiometric hearing level.
Endocrine and metabolic disorders.
Upper extremities.
Lower extremities.
Miscellaneous extremities.
Eyes.
Vision.
Genitalia.
Urinary system.
Head.
Neck.
Heart.
Vascular system.
Heart and vascular systemMiscellaneous.
Height.
Weight.
Body build.
Lungs and chest wallGeneral.
Lungs and chestTuberculous lesions.
Lungs and chestNontuberculous lesions.
Table 2Table of weight.
Mouth.
Nose and sinuses.
Pharynx, trachea, esophagus, and larynx.
Miscellaneous mouth, throat, and nose diseases.
Neurological disorders.
Psychoses.
Psychoneuroses.
Personality disorders.
Skin and cellular tissues.
Spine and sacroiliac joints.
Scapulae, clavicles, and ribs.
Systemic diseases.
Miscellaneous conditions and defects.
Tumors.
Malignant diseases and tumors.
Venereal diseases.
Mental examination.
Mental examinationRequirement.
Mental examinationProcedure.
Mental examinationRetention by employing department.
ELECTED OFFICIALS
Option to preserve LEOFF I retirement rights.
Verification of eligibility for preservation of LEOFF Plan I membership.
Member contributions for LEOFF Plan I elected officials.
Employer contributions for LEOFF Plan I elected officials.
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