Last Update: 3/28/18

Chapter 415-108 WAC

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM

WAC Sections

DEFINITIONS
Definitions in the public employees' retirement system.
ADMINISTRATION
Public records.
Statewide cities retirement system.
Excess contributions to employees' savings fund.
Business hours.
BENEFIT OPTIONS
How do I designate a beneficiary, and who will receive a distribution if I die before retirement?
I am married—Do I need my spouse's consent on the retirement option I choose?
What are my retirement benefit options?
Actuarial factors and schedules.
Purpose and scope.
Definitions.
Scope of authority.
How do I determine if I have choice rights or transfer rights to PERS Plan 3?
Procedure.
PERS Plan 1 duty disability benefits.
PERS Plan 1 nonduty disability benefits.
PERS Plans 2 and 3 disability benefits.
Revocability.
REPORTABLE COMPENSATION
Purpose and scope of compensation earnable rules.
PERS reportable compensation table.
What compensation can be reported?
Salary or wages.
Performance bonuses.
Cafeteria plans.
Leave payments earned over time.
Retroactive salary increases.
Severance pay earned over time.
Payroll deductions.
Payments not for services rendered.
Legislative leave.
Is paid leave not earned over time reportable compensation for PERS?
Do I receive reportable compensation for union leave?
Reinstatement or payment instead of reinstatement.
Compensation authorized by statute for periods of absence due to sickness or injury.
Standby pay.
Nonmoney maintenance.
Fringe benefits.
Disability insurance.
Workers' compensation.
Vehicles—Does the value of my use of an employer vehicle qualify as compensation earnable?
Illegal payments.
Optional payments.
Reimbursements for expenses.
Vehicle allowances—Are vehicle allowances earnable compensation?
Retirement bonus or incentive.
Severance pay not earned over time—Contract buy outs.
Salary imputed to periods of unpaid leave.
Treatment of cash payments made in lieu of unused leave—First-in-first-out accounting method for determining when leave earned—Forms of leave deemed excess compensation—Conversions.
MEMBERSHIP
Membership exceptions—Student and spouse of student.
Elected officials—Eligibility and application for retirement service membership.
Appointed officials—Eligibility and application for retirement service membership.
As an elected or appointed official, what are my requirements for service credit?
May I retire from PERS while holding an elective position?
Requirements for a union to be a PERS I union employer.
Calculation and verification of PERS membership requirement.
Effect of meeting union verification requirements.
Effect on unions seeking to maintain union employer status if verification requirement is not met.
Plan I union employer verification form.
Purpose and scope of eligibility rules.
Am I eligible for membership?
How is my membership eligibility evaluated?
Can I qualify for membership if I work in more than one ineligible position with the same employer?
What are the return to work rules for PERS Plan 1, Plan 2, and Plan 3?
Participation—Can I be excluded from participating in membership even if I am employed in an eligible position?
If I have retired from another retirement system or am eligible to retire, am I excluded from participating in PERS?
Can I earn service credit in PERS and another retirement plan at the same time?
Can I transfer service credit earned as a cadet in the public employees' retirement system to the Washington state patrol retirement system Plans 1 or 2?
If I work concurrently in a PERS position and TRS position, which system will I be in?
Membership for city managers.
When do I enter retirement status?
What is the PERS Plan 1 minimum allowance?
SERVICE RETIREMENT
Calculation of retirement allowance pursuant to Bowles v. Retirement Systems—Eligibility—Procedure.
What is the minimum dollar limit used to determine a Plan 3 lump sum benefit payment?
Interim retirement allowance—Employer final compensation report—Final computation of retirement allowance—Adjustment of retirement allowance for errors.
How does the department calculate the retirement allowance of a PERS Plan 2 or Plan 3 member who retires, reenters PERS membership, and then retires again?
Will I receive a transfer payment when I transfer to Plan 3?
May I waive my Plan 3 one percent retirement benefit?
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