RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
19-11.001: Procedures Regarding Employer Contributions
19-11.002: Beneficiary Designation for FRS Investment Plan
19-11.003: Distributions from FRS Investment Plan Accounts
19-11.004: Excessive Trading in the FRS Investment Plan
19-11.005: FRS Investment Plan Complaint Procedures
19-11.006: Enrollment Procedures for New Hires
19-11.007: Second Election Enrollment Procedures for the FRS Retirement Programs
19-11.009: Reemployment with an FRS-covered Employer after Retirement
19-11.010: FRS Investment Plan: Privacy
19-11.011: Employer and Employee Contributions
19-11.012: Acceptance of Rollovers by the FRS Investment Plan
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To amend Rule 19-11.001, F.A.C., to include all pertinent definitions contained in Rule Chapters 19-11, 19-12 and 19-13, F.A.C., and to update such information. To amend Rule 19-11.002, F.A.C., to set forth information on distributions to beneficiaries currently set forth in Rule 19-11.003, F.A.C., to clarify, update, and detail such information; and to set forth the requirements for distributions to minors when the amount will be in excess of $15,000. To amend Rule 19-11.003, F.A.C. to update information on invalid distributions, and to remove information on distributions to beneficiaries that is more appropriately set forth in Rule 19-11.002, F.A.C. To amend Rule 19-11.004, F.A.C. to update information concerning excessive trading and to adopt the latest version of the paper trading form. To amend Rule 19-11.005, F.A.C. to update information concerning complaint procedures. To amend Rules 19-11.006, F.A.C. and Rule 19-11.007, F.A.C., to adopt the latest versions of the enrollment forms and second election enrollment forms and to remove unnecessary provisions in the rules, as such information is fully set forth in the adopted applicable forms. To amend Rule 19-11.008, F.A.C., to clarify information concerning forfeitures and to add information to indicate that a beneficiary who unlawfully and intentionally kills or procures the death of a member forfeits all rights to the member’s benefits. To amend Rule 19-11.009, F.A.C., to clarify information on reemployment with an FRS-covered employer after retirement; to add provisions stating that a retiree reemployed in a regularly-established position on or after July 1, 2010 is not eligible to renew membership in the FRS; and to adopt the latest version of the employer certification form. To amend Rule 19-11.010, F.A.C., to simplify provisions concerning the privacy of member information and to specify how another person may be authorized by the member to receive member information. To create new Rule 19-11.011, F.A.C. to consolidate contributions provisions currently in Rules 19-11.001, 19-12.003 and 19-12.004, F.A.C., and add information pertaining to employee contributions. To create new Rule 19-11.012, F.A.C., to set forth information about rollovers currently set forth in Rule 19-12.007, F.A.C., in anticipation of the repeal of Chapter 19-12, F.A.C., and to update and clarify such information.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: To update and clarify information in all of the rules; to consolidate definitional provisions currently scattered in several rules contained in several different rule chapters; to remove unnecessary and redundant rule provisions; and to adopt updated forms. There are no other rules incorporating any of these proposed rules.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 121.4501(8) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 119.071, 120.569, 120.57, 120.573, 121.021, 121.051, 121.055, 121.091, 121.35, 121.4501(2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (8), (9), (10), (13),(14), (15), (20), 121.591, 121.71, 121.72, 121.74, 121.77, 121.78, 215.44(8)(b), 732.802, 744.301, 1012.875(3) FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Monday, April 9, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Hermitage Room, the Hermitage Centre, 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida 32308
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