Florida Retirement System (FRS) eligible employees may submit their initial election and second plan election by electronic means. Rule 19-11.001 is being amended to provide a definition of “electronic signature,” and to state that an electronic ...  

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Comments Open:
12/20/2018
Summary:
To adopt updated forms; to set forth some clarifications and updated information; to add certain provisions regarding electronic signatures. There are no other rules incorporating the proposed amended rules. The proposed amendments will not have an effect on any other rules.
Purpose:
Florida Retirement System (FRS) eligible employees may submit their initial election and second plan election by electronic means. Rule 19-11.001 is being amended to provide a definition of “electronic signature,” and to state that an electronic signature is the functional equivalent of a handwritten signature. Rule 19-11.004, F.A.C. is being amended to make a few minor editorial revisions. Rule 19-11.005 is being amended to adopt the most recent version of the Request for Intervention and ...
Rulemaking Authority:
121.78(3)(c); 121.4501(3)(c)4., (8) FS.
Law:
119.071, 120.569, 120.57, 120.573, 121.021, 121.051, 121.055, 121.035, 121.091, 121.35, 121.4501(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (14), (15), (19), (20), (21), 121.591, 121.5912; 121.71, 121.72, 121.73, 121.74, 121.78, 1012.875(3) FS.
Contact:
Ruth A. Smith, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, State Board of Administration, 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308, (850)413-1182, ruth.smith@sbafla.com
Related Rules: (8)
19-11.001. Procedures Regarding Employer Contributions
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
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