Last Update: 3/28/18

Chapter 415-110 WAC

SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM

WAC Sections

DEFINITIONS
Definitions.
ADMINISTRATION
Public records.
Statewide cities retirement system.
AppealsDisability cases.
How is a position determined eligible?
BENEFIT OPTIONS
How do I designate a beneficiary, and who will receive a distribution if I die before retirement?
Married member's benefit selectionSpousal consent required.
Actuarial factors and schedules.
Retirement allowance deduction for payment of insurance premiums.
SERS Plans 2 and 3 disability benefits.
REPORTABLE COMPENSATION
Purpose and scope of compensation earnable rules.
SERS 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.
Paid leave not earned over time.
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.
VehiclesDoes the value of my use of an employer vehicle qualify as compensation earnable?
Illegal payments.
Optional payments.
Reimbursements for expenses.
Vehicle allowancesAre vehicle allowances earnable compensation?
Retirement bonus or incentive.
Severance pay not earned over timeContract buy outs.
Salary imputed to periods of unpaid leave.
MEMBERSHIP
Elected officialsEligibility for retirement service membership.
Appointed officialsEligibility and application for retirement service membership.
Elected and appointed officialsRequirements for service credit.
How is the compensation adjustment for elected officials computed?
What are my retirement benefit options?
Purpose and scope of eligibility rules.
Am I eligible for membership?
Am I eligible for membership and service credit as a classified substitute employee?
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 SERS Plan 2 and Plan 3?
ParticipationCan 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 SERS?
If I work in both a SERS position and TRS position during the same school year, which system will I be in?
When does a member of the school employees' retirement system (SERS) enter retirement status?
What is the minimum dollar limit used to determine a Plan 3 lump sum benefit payment?
May I waive my Plan 3 one percent retirement benefit?
SERVICE RETIREMENT
Interim retirement allowanceFinal computation of retirement allowanceAdjustment of retirement allowance for errors.
How does the department calculate the retirement allowance of a SERS Plan 2 or Plan 3 member who retires, reenters SERS membership, and then retires again?
MEMBERSHIP CONVERSION
Conversion of service from PERS to SERS.
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