Chapter 41.40 RCW

WASHINGTON PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM

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.
System createdAdministration.
Membership.
Membership in systemCharter school employers and employees.
Nonelective position employees employed for at least nine monthsDeemed in eligible position, when.
Purchase of additional service creditCostsRules.
Service credit prohibited for certain members of committees, boards, and commissions and for certain appointive and elective officials.
Service by retireesBreak in employment requirementReduction of retirement allowance upon reemploymentReestablishment of membership.
Duty disability retirement recipientsContinued service credit.
Members agree to deductions.
Employer's contributionComputationBilling.
Exemption from taxation and judicial processExceptionsAssignabilityDeductions authorized.
Disability retirementCriminal conduct.
Penalty for false statements.
Establishment of service creditFormer employeesEmployers admitted before July 23, 1995.
Establishment of service creditCurrent and former employeesEmployers admitted after July 23, 1995.
Transfer of service credit from statewide city employees' retirement system.
Credit for service in Seattle's police relief and pension fund system.
Credit for service in Seattle's police relief and pension fund systemTerms and conditions.
Optional entry of system by political subdivisions or associations of political subdivisionsProcedureSchool districts declared employers and eligible employees members of systemException.
Hearing prior to appealRequiredNotice.
Hearing prior to appealConduct of hearing.
Judicial review in accordance with administrative procedure act.
AppealNo bond required.
Education employmentService creditComputation.
Transfer of cadet service credit to Washington state patrol retirement system.
Death benefitCourse of employment as a police officerOccupational disease or infection.
Death benefitCourse of employmentOccupational disease or infection.
Transfer of membership from judicial retirement system.
Law enforcement officersDual membershipPlan 1 exception.
Transfer of former service from judicial retirement system.
Effect of certain accumulated vacation leave on retirement benefits.
Benefit calculationLimitation.
Establishing, restoring service credit.
Prior service for plan 2 or 3 membersOne-half service credit.
Chapter not applicable to officers and employees of state convention and trade center.
Higher education classified employeesMembership in the public employees' retirement system.
Retirement system employerTermination of status.
Retirement system employerUnit of government.
Public safety employees' retirement systemElectionMembership.
Discontinuing judicial retirement account plan contributionsAdditional benefitOne-time irrevocable electionJustices and judges.
Additional benefit for district or municipal court judgesOne-time irrevocable election.
Emergency medical services employee of a consortium of local governmentsCredit for service prior to July 27, 2003.
"PLAN 1"
Provisions applicable to plan 1.
Termination of membershipRestoration of service credit.
Creditable service.
Purchase of service creditService at Washington State University.
Credit for military service.
Service credit for paid leave of absenceApplication to elected officials of labor organizations.
RetirementLength of service.
Annual increase amountLegislature's rights reservedNo additional increases after June 30, 2011.
Retirement allowancesMembers retiring after February 25, 1972.
Retirement allowanceOptionsRetirement allowance adjustmentCourt-approved property settlement.
Retirement allowanceAdjustment eligibility.
Retirement allowanceIn lieu of allowance provided in RCW 41.40.185.
Retirement allowanceMembers with thirty years of serviceIrrevocable election.
Dates upon which retirement allowances accrue.
Retirement allowanceAnnual increases restricted after July 1, 2010Eligibility.
Definition"Beneficiary."
Minimum retirement allowanceAnnual adjustmentPersons who become beneficiaries after June 30, 1995.
Permanent retirement allowance adjustment.
Permanent increase for specified beneficiaries age seventy or over.
Retirement for disability in line of dutyApplicability to certain judges.
Duty disability retirement allowance for disability after age sixty.
Allowance on retirement for duty disabilityBefore sixty.
Nonduty disabilityApplicability to certain judges.
Nonduty disability retirement allowanceAmountMaximumDeath benefit.
Allowance on retirement for nonduty disabilityElection.
Withdrawal from systemRefund of contributionsWaiver of allowance, when.
Elected officialsRestoration of withdrawn contributions.
Death before retirement or within sixty days following application for disability retirementMilitary servicePayment of contributions to nominee, surviving spouse, or legal representativeWaiver of payment, effectBenefits.
Department may withhold refunds of contributions.
Benefits offset by workers' compensation or similar benefits.
Periodical examination of disability beneficiariesBenefits upon resumption of gainful employment.
Disability beneficiaryRestoration to service.
Contributions.
Employer's contributionsLabor guild, association or organization.
Justices or judges retirement allowanceIn lieu of RCW 41.40.185.
District or municipal court judges retirement allowancesIn lieu of RCW 41.40.185.
"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.
Options for payment of retirement allowancesRetirement allowance adjustmentCourt-approved property settlement.
Earned disability allowanceApplicability to certain judgesDisposition upon death of recipient.
Application for and effective date of retirement allowances.
Suspension of retirement allowance upon reemploymentExceptionsReinstatement.
Death benefits.
Service credit for paid leave of absence, officers of labor organizations, unpaid leave of absence, military service.
Vested membership.
Refund of contributions.
Reentry.
Commercial vehicle enforcement officersLimited optional transfer to Washington state patrol retirement system.
Certain commissioned officersLimited optional transfer to Washington state patrol retirement system.
Transfer of membership and service creditRestoration of contributions and service credit.
End of participation in judicial retirement account planNewly elected or appointed judges or justices.
End of participation in chapter 41.28 RCWNewly elected or appointed judges.
Justices or judges retirement allowanceIn lieu of RCW 41.40.620.
District or municipal court judges retirement allowanceIn lieu of RCW 41.40.620.
"PLAN 3"
Provisions applicable to plan 3Plan 3 elements.
Membership in plan 2 or plan 3Irrevocable choiceDefault to plan 3.
Right to waive benefitIrrevocable choice.
Computation of retirement allowance.
Transfer period and basisAdditional transfer payment.
Higher education employeesOption to transfer to plan 3Limitation on supplemental benefits under RCW 28B.10.400.
Application for and effective date of retirement allowances.
Leaves of absenceMilitary service.
Purchased service creditAllocation.
Lump sum paymentsReentry.
Retirement eligibility.
Member with terminal illnessRemoval from system.
Disability allowanceDeath of recipient.
Restored, purchased service credit under plan 2Transfer to plan 3.
Death benefits.
Postretirement cost-of-living.
Options for payment of retirement allowancesCourt-approved property settlement.
Suspension of retirement allowance upon reemploymentExceptionReinstatement.
Discontinuing judicial retirement account plan contributionsAdditional benefitOne-time irrevocable electionJustices and judges.
Additional benefit for district or municipal court judgesOne-time irrevocable election.
Justices or judges retirement allowanceIn lieu of RCW 41.40.790.
District or municipal court judges retirement allowanceIn lieu of RCW 41.40.790.
Effective date1977 ex.s. c 295.
Benefits not contractual right until March 1, 2002.
Effective dates2000 c 247.
Subchapter headings not law2000 c 247.
NOTES:
Numerical designations1998 c 341: See note following chapter 41.26 RCW digest.
Portability of public retirement benefits: Chapter 41.54 RCW.
Transfer of membership to judges' retirement system: RCW 2.12.100.
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