Chapter 41.50 RCW



41.50.005Policy and intent.
41.50.020Department of retirement systemsCreatedDirector.
41.50.030Transfer of powers, duties, and functions of certain systems, administrators, and committees to department of retirement systems.
41.50.033Crediting interest to retirement system accounts.
41.50.040Manner of selection and terms of transferred board members not affected.
41.50.050Powers, duties, and functions of director.
41.50.055Director of retirement systems to administer Washington law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement systemDuties.
41.50.060Delegation of powers, duties, and functionsDirector's responsibilities.
41.50.065Accumulated service creditAnnual notification to members.
41.50.075Funds established.
41.50.077State treasurer is custodian of funds.
41.50.080Investment of funds of various systems.
41.50.085Investments in accordance with established standards.
41.50.088Duties of directorRetirement investments.
41.50.090Department succeeds to and vested with transferred powers, duties, and functionsBoards to be kept informedApproval of rulesDisability benefit applications.
41.50.110Expenses of administration paid from department of retirement systems expense fundAdministrative expense fee.
41.50.112Report of member dataDepartment-designed format.
41.50.120Payment of moneys due department by employersInterest.
41.50.125Interest on contributionsDepartment may charge.
41.50.130Correction of retirement systems' recordsAdjustment in payment of benefitsLimitations.
41.50.131Correction of errors in reporting compensation earnable.
41.50.132Correction of erroneous deduction or pickup of contributions.
41.50.133Recovery of certain overpayments to surviving beneficiaries under the teachers' retirement system.
41.50.135Collection of overpaymentsDetermination of liabilityAdministrative process created.
41.50.136Collection of overpaymentsIssuance of warrantLien.
41.50.137Collection of overpaymentsDepartment may issue subpoenas.
41.50.138Collection of overpaymentsWaiver of overpayment.
41.50.139Retirement status reportsOverpaymentsEmployer obligations.
41.50.140Cooperation of employers in administration of systemsEmployer contributions for retroactive service creditEmployee contributions paid by employer.
41.50.145Plan 3Loss of investment return due to errorLiability.
41.50.150Retirement benefits based on excess compensationEmployer liable for extra retirement costs.
41.50.152Payment of excess compensationPublic notice requirements.
41.50.155Erroneous withdrawals of contributionsRestoration.
41.50.160Restoration of withdrawn contributions.
41.50.165Establishing, restoring service creditConditions.
41.50.170Notification of restoration rights.
41.50.175Adoption of rules.
41.50.180Inactive accountsIdentification, closing, and refund.
41.50.200Subdivision of retirement system funds.
41.50.205RecordsTeachers' retirement system annual report.
41.50.210Medical director.
41.50.215Teachers' retirement system fundsAnnual interest to be credited.
41.50.220Trustees, employees not to guarantee loans.
41.50.230Employer reports to department.
41.50.235Teachers' retirement system salary deductions.
41.50.240Duties of payroll officer.
41.50.255Payment of legal and medical expenses of retirement systems.
41.50.260Public employees' retirement system funds created.
41.50.265Public employees' retirement system fundsReport of the state treasurerMembers may receive reports and statements.
41.50.270Transmittal of total of public employees' retirement system members' deductions.
41.50.280Higher education retirement plan supplemental beneficiariesDepartment assumption of responsibility for making benefit payments.
41.50.290Shared work programsEffect of employer's participation.
41.50.500Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsDefinitions.
41.50.510Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsRemediesApplicability.
41.50.520Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOther remedies not limited.
41.50.530Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsProceeding to enforce spousal maintenanceVenueJurisdiction.
41.50.540Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsNotice to obligor.
41.50.550Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsWithdrawal of accumulated contributionsNotice to obligeePayment to obligee.
41.50.560Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsPetition for order.
41.50.570Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsIssuance of order.
41.50.580Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderContents.
41.50.590Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderForm.
41.50.600Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsDuties of department.
41.50.610Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderAnswerForm.
41.50.620Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsOrderService.
41.50.630Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsHearing to quash, modify, or terminate order.
41.50.640Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsAward of costs to prevailing party.
41.50.650Payments pursuant to court orders entered under prior law.
41.50.660Mandatory assignment of retirement benefitsRules.
41.50.670Property division obligationsDirect payments pursuant to court order.
41.50.680Property division obligationsProcessing fee.
41.50.690Property division obligationsObligee entitled to statement of obligor's retirement benefitsWhen.
41.50.700Property division obligationsCessation upon death of obligee or obligorPayment treated as deduction from member's periodic retirement payment.
41.50.710Property division obligationsRemedies exclusivePayment pursuant to court order defense against claims.
41.50.720Payment of benefitsRestraining orders.
41.50.730Retirement or termination agreement paymentsEffect on pension benefits calculation.
41.50.740Retirement or termination agreement paymentsOpportunity to change payment options.
41.50.750Retirement or termination agreement paymentsOverpayments not required to be repaid.
41.50.760Cost-of-living adjustmentsAlternative calculationElection.
41.50.770Deferred compensation plans.
41.50.780Deferred compensation principal and administrative accounts createdParticipation in deferred compensation plansDepartment's duties.
41.50.785Money-purchase retirement savings principal and administrative accounts createdParticipation in money-purchase retirement savings plansDepartment's duties.
41.50.790Survivor benefitsDissolution orders.
41.50.800Apportionment of budgeted funds of affected agencies.
41.50.801Continuation of rules, pending business, contracts, investments, etc.
41.50.802Transfer of reports, documents, etc., property, funds, assets, appropriations, etc.
41.50.810Blind mailings to retireesRestrictions.
41.50.901Effective date1987 c 326.
41.50.902ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.


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.