The following publications are compilations of information reviewed by the Select Committee.  Included are a summary of each issue and the Committee's activities; staff reports and, in some cases, presentation slides; the text of recommended proposals; draft fiscal notes; and related constituent correspondence. 

The 2009 through 2005 Interim Issues report PDFs may be downloaded either as a whole or the individual issues may be accessed as separate PDF files.

2009 Interim Issues

2009 Interim Issues Executive Summary (819kb)

2009 Interim Issues Full Report (4.3mb)

 
Issues Considered With Recommendation to the 2010 Legislature

  1. HECB Proposal
  2. LEOFF 1 Survivor Benefits
  3. Past Part-Time Service Credit
  4. WSIPP Disability Study
Issues Considered With No Recommendation to the 2010 Legislature

  1. Constitutional Amendment on Min. Pens. Funding
  2. Court Commisioners
  3. Dual Member ESAs
  4. SCPP Recommendations on Econ. Assumptions
  5. Furloughs and SB 6157 (2009)
  6. $150,000 Death Benefit/LEOFF 2 Board Proposal (HB 1547)
  7. Change Plans 2/3 Default
  8. SCPP Risk Assessment
  9. School Administrator Contract Year
Other

  1. Letter from Chair and Vice Chair to the IRS

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2008 Interim Issues

2008 Interim Issues Executive Summary (1.69 mb) 

2008 Interim Issues Full Report (6.38 mb) 

 
Issues Considered With Recommendation To The 2009 Legislature
  1. $150,000 Death Benefit
  2. Change Membership Default for Plans 2/3 
  3. Disability Benefits
  4. DRS Technical Corrections
  5. Fish & Wildlife Service Credit Transfer
  6. HECB Proposal
  7. Interruptive Military Service Credit
  8. Lower General Salary Increase Assumption
  9. Military Death Benefits
  10. OSA Request Legislation
  11. PERS to SERS Auto-Transfer
  12. Pre-LEOFF Survivor Benefits
  13. SERS Past Part-Time Service Credit
  14. Survivors of PERS 1 Inactives
Issues Considered With No Recommendation
  1. Plan 1 COLA Proposals
  2. Visiting International Faculty

2007 Interim Issues

Full 2007 Interim Issues Report (4.5 mb)
  1. Public Education Experience Program - Waiting Period
  2. Plan 3 Vesting
  3. Indexed $150,000 Death Benefit
  4. Survivors of PERS 1 Inactives
  5. TRS/SERS Half-Year Contracts
  6. Military Death Benefits
  7. Interruptive Military Service Credit
  8. FRP (Pre-LEOFF) Survivor Benefits
  9. Plan 2 Access to PEBB
  10. PERS to SERS Auto-Transfer
  11. Salary Bonuses in TRS
  12. Fish & Wildlife Service Credit Transfer
  13. HECB Proposal
  14. Second Chance Enrollment Window

 

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2006 Interim Issues

Full 2006 Interim Issues Report (1.8 mb)
  1. $150,000 Death Benefit
  2. Age 66 COLA
  3. Dual Membership
  4. Gain-Sharing
  5. Judges Benefit Multiplier
  6. Post-Retirement Employment
  7. Service Credit Purchase Due to Injury
  8. Technical Corrections
  9. Washington State Patrol Contribution Rate

 

2005 Interim Issues

Full 2005 Interim Issues Report (3.8 mb)
  1. $1,000 Minimum Benefit
  2. Age 66 COLA
  3. Contribution Rate Floors
  4. Judges Benefit Multiplier
  5. LEOFF Plan 1
  6. Optional Membership and Distributions
  7. Plan 1 Unfunded Liability
  8. Plan 3 Vesting
  9. Post-Retirement Employment
  10. PSERS Eligibility
  11. Purchasing Additional Service Credit
  12. Rule-of-90
  13. TRS Out-of-State Service Credit
  14. WSP Contribution Rates

 

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2004 Interim Issues

The 2004 Report is divided into two PDF files.  The "Issues Studied" PDF contains material pertaining to issues that resulted in Committee recommendations.  The "Background and Informational Reports" PDF contains material that was reviewed by the Committee, but did not result in proposed legislation.  The individual topics listed are bookmarked within each report section PDF.
Issues Studied  (6.3 mb)
  • Age 70½ - Opt In/ Opt Out
  • Deferred Rate Increases
  • Interruptive Military Service
  • LEOFF 1 Benefit Cap
  • LEOFF 1 Disability Boards
  • LEOFF 1 Ex-Spouse Survivor Benefits
  • LEOFF 1 Survivor Benefits
  • Part-time Educational Staff Associates
  • Plan 1 COLA/ Gain-sharing
  • Plan 3 Gain-sharing
  • Plan 3 Vesting
  • Post-Retirement Employment
  • Rule of 90
  • SCPP Executive Committee Membership
  • Technical Corrections
  • TRS Out-of-State Service Credit Purchase
  • TRS Service Credit Purchase
  • Washington State Patrol Rate Stability
Background and Informational Reports  (4.0 mb)
  • Adequacy of Benefit
  • Age-65 Retirement
  • Contribution Rate Stability
  • Gain-sharing
  • LEOFF 1 Issues
  • PFC Audit and Recommendations
  • Purchasing Power
  • Retiree Health Insurance

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2003 Interim Issues Report

The 2003 Interim Issues Report is contained in a single PDF, each subject listed below is bookmarked within the PDF.
Full 2003 Interim Issues Report   (6.5 mb)
  • $1,000 Minimum Benefit: Retired 20 Years with 25 Years of Service
  • Age 66 COLA
  • Age 70 1/2
  • Early Retirement (SHB 2180, 03 Session)
  • Extended School Year Post-Retirement Employment
  • LEOFF 1 Survivor Benefits
  • Mandatory Retirement Age for State Patrol
  • Opt In/Opt Out
  • Part Time Educational Staff Associates
  • PERS Public Safety Benefits
  • Plan 3 Vesting
  • Post-Retirement Employment Report
  • Projected Rates and Funding
  • Recovery of Lost Purchasing Power
  • Smoothing Corridor
  • State Patrol Death-in-Service Survivor Benefit

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