Chapter 41.50 RCW

DEPARTMENT OF RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

Sections
Policy and intent.
Definitions.
Department of retirement systemsCreatedDirector.
Transfer of powers, duties, and functions of certain systems, administrators, and committees to department of retirement systems.
Crediting interest to retirement system accounts.
Manner of selection and terms of transferred board members not affected.
Powers, duties, and functions of director.
Director of retirement systems to administer Washington law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement systemDuties.
Delegation of powers, duties, and functionsDirector's responsibilities.
Accumulated service creditAnnual notification to members.
Personnel.
Funds established.
State treasurer is custodian of funds.
Investment of funds of various systems.
Investments in accordance with established standards.
Duties of directorRetirement investments.
Department succeeds to and vested with transferred powers, duties, and functionsBoards to be kept informedApproval of rulesDisability benefit applications.
Expenses of administration paid from department of retirement systems expense fundAdministrative expense fee.
Report of member dataDepartment-designed format.
Payment of moneys due department by employersInterest.
Interest on contributionsDepartment may charge.
Correction of retirement systems' recordsAdjustment in payment of benefitsLimitations.
Correction of errors in reporting compensation earnable.
Correction of erroneous deduction or pick-up of contributions.
Recovery of certain overpayments to surviving beneficiaries under the teachers' retirement system.
Collection of overpaymentsDetermination of liabilityAdministrative process created.
Collection of overpaymentsIssuance of warrantLien.
Collection of overpaymentsDepartment may issue subpoenas.
Collection of overpaymentsWaiver of overpayment.
Retirement status reportsOverpaymentsEmployer obligations.
Cooperation of employers in administration of systemsEmployer contributions for retroactive service creditEmployee contributions paid by employer.
Plan 3Loss of investment return due to errorLiability.
Retirement benefits based on excess compensationEmployer liable for extra retirement costs.
Payment of excess compensationPublic notice requirements.
Erroneous withdrawals of contributionsRestoration.
Restoration of withdrawn contributions.
Establishing, restoring service creditConditions.
Notification of restoration rights.
Adoption of rules.
Subdivision of retirement system funds.
RecordsTeachers' retirement system annual report.
Medical director.
Teachers' retirement system fundsAnnual interest to be credited.
Trustees, employees not to guarantee loans.
Employer reports to department.
Teachers' retirement system salary deductions.
Duties of payroll officer.
Payment of legal and medical expenses of retirement systems.
Public employees' retirement system funds created.
Public employees' retirement system fundsReport of the state treasurerMembers may receive reports and statements.
Transmittal of total of public employees' retirement system members' deductions.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsDefinitions.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsRemediesApplicability.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOther remedies not limited.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsProceeding to enforce spousal maintenanceVenueJurisdiction.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsNotice to obligor.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsWithdrawal of accumulated contributionsNotice to obligeePayment to obligee.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsPetition for order.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsIssuance of order.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderContents.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderForm.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsDuties of department.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderAnswerForm.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderService.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsHearing to quash, modify, or terminate order.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsAward of costs to prevailing party.
Payments pursuant to court orders entered under prior law.
Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsRules.
Property division obligationsDirect payments pursuant to court order.
Property division obligationsProcessing fee.
Property division obligationsObligee entitled to statement of obligor's retirement benefitsWhen.
Property division obligationsCessation upon death of obligee or obligorPayment treated as deduction from member's periodic retirement payment.
Property division obligationsRemedies exclusivePayment pursuant to court order defense against claims.
Payment of benefitsRestraining orders.
Retirement or termination agreement paymentsEffect on pension benefits calculation.
Retirement or termination agreement paymentsOpportunity to change payment options.
Retirement or termination agreement paymentsOverpayments not required to be repaid.
Cost-of-living adjustmentsAlternative calculationElection.
Deferred compensation plans.
Deferred compensation principal and administrative accounts createdParticipation in deferred compensation plansDepartment's duties.
Money-purchase retirement savings principal and administrative accounts createdParticipation in money-purchase retirement savings plansDepartment's duties.
Survivor benefitsDissolution orders.
Apportionment of budgeted funds of affected agencies.
Continuation of rules, pending business, contracts, investments, etc.
Transfer of reports, documents, etc., property, funds, assets, appropriations, etc.
Savings.
Blind mailings to retireesRestrictions.
Effective date1987 c 326.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
NOTES:
Director of retirement systems may obtain physician's certificate relating to the ability of an individual with a disability to drive a motor vehicle: RCW 46.20.041.
Investment activities of state investment board, reports sent to: RCW 43.33A.150.
Investment board, director of retirement systems member of: RCW 43.33A.020.
Judicial retirementInvestment for supplemental retirement: RCW 2.14.080.
Judicial retirement board, director of retirement systems to exercise powers, duties, and functions of: RCW 2.10.052.
Office of state actuary: Chapter 44.44 RCW.
State patrol retirement board, director of retirement systems to exercise powers, duties, and functions of: RCW 43.43.142.
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