Select Committee on Pension Policy

​2015 SCPP Interim Recommendations And Work Summary

This page provides a concise summary of the work of the SCPP during the 2015 Interim.   

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2015 Interim Work History [50KB] 


2016 Fiscal Impact Summary [78KB] 
  Issues Considered With Recommendation


Annuity Purchase

Provide an ongoing actuarial equivalent annuity purchase option for active members of LEOFF 1, and a one-time purchase window for retired members of LEOFF 1 and WSPRS.


Substitute Teacher Retire Rehire (SHB 1737)

Enact SHB 1737, temporarily allowing TRS retirees under the 2008 ERFs to return to work as substitute teachers without a suspension of benefits.


LEOFF 1 Survivor Benefits (ESB 5873)

Enact Engrossed Substitute Bill 5873, creating a new window for LEOFF 1 retirees to designate a spouse for a survivor benefit and providing a two-thirds annuity benefit to certain LEOFF 1 survivors.



PERS Survivor Benefits (HB 1036; HB 2298) 

Enact HB 1036 or HB 2298, both of which provide an optional, post-retirement survivor benefit to eligible spouses in PERS.

  Issues Considered Without Recommendation

Estoppel Rule

State Employees Called Up To Federal Service 

PERS Eligibility For Part-Time Firefighters


PSERS Expansion (SHB 1718)


2015 Contribution Rate Recommendation to the PFC



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