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Proposed Amendment of Section 554.5 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to amend Section 554.5 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on December 15, 2020.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Posted on December 22, 2020

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2020-1231-01E

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on January 11, 2021. The effective date of the rulemaking action is January 11, 2021.

Posted on February 10, 2021

Proposed Amendment of Sections 554.5, 554.6, 554.7, and 554.8 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to amend Sections 554.5, 554.6, 554.7, and 554.8 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on April 21, 2020.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2020-0527-01

Posted on June 12, 2020

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2020-1013-03S

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on November 24, 2020. The effective date of the rulemaking action is January 1, 2021.

Posted on February 10, 2021

Proposed Adoption of Section 592.1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to adopt Section 592.1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on September 17, 2019.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2019-1022-06

Posted on November 1, 2019

15-Day Comment Period

A Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register (File Number Z-2019-1022-06) on November 1, 2019. The 45-day comment period commenced on November 1, 2019 and closed on December 17, 2019. CalPERS received one public comment during this period. After additional analysis of statutory requirements and future program costs, CalPERS has opted to revise the proposed regulations.

CalPERS has made the following changes to the proposed regulation:

  • Added language in Section 592.1(a) to specify that the fees collected will be deposited into the Old Age and Survivors’ Insurance Revolving Fund (OASI Fund).
  • Removed language in Sections 592.1(d)-592.1(d)(2) regarding the methodology for calculating the fee adjustment by using fluctuations in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: U.S. City Average (CPI-U).
  • Added language in Sections 592.1(d)-592.1(d)(4) to establish a revised method to calculate the fee adjustment that includes annually reviewing the OASI Fund. If the fund balance is less than 50 percent or greater than 100 percent of one year’s budgeted SSSA program expenditures, the fees established in Section 592.1(c)(3) will be adjusted to target a fund balance of 50 percent of budgeted SSSA program expenditures.

In addition, CalPERS is providing an Addendum to the Initial Statement of Reasons to explain the purpose and necessity for the changes.

Posted on February 26, 2020.

15-Day Comment Period

CalPERS is providing a Second Addendum to the Initial Statement of Reasons containing information which the agency has relied upon in adopting the proposed regulation.

Posted on November 10, 2020.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2020-0727-01S

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on January 6, 2021. The effective date of the rulemaking action is April 1, 2021.

Posted on February 10, 2021

Proposed Adoption of Section 558.1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to amend Section 558.1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on June 20, 2018.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2019-0219-04

Posted on March 1, 2019

The written comment period closes on April 15, 2019

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2019-0711-02S

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on August 22, 2019. The effective date of the rulemaking action is 10/1/2019.

Posted on October 2, 2019

Proposed Adoption of Section 579.9 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to adopt Section 579.9 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on November 14, 2017.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2018-0205-01

Posted on February 16, 2018

The written comment period closes at 5:00 p.m. on April 2, 2018

Additional Comment Period

Pursuant to the requirements of subdivision (c) of section 11346.8 of the Government Code and section 44 of Article 2 of Chapter 1 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the California Code of Regulations, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) hereby provides notice of changes it has made to its proposed regulation, titled "Significant Increase in Actuarial Liability Due to Increased Compensation Paid to a Non-Represented Employee," adding section 579.9 to Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The 45-day comment period commenced on February 16, 2018 and closed on April 2, 2018. CalPERS did not receive any public comments during the public comment period. The proposed regulation was submitted to the Office of Administrative Law for review on October 11, 2018. Due to the need to revise the proposed regulation for clarity, CalPERS withdrew the proposed regulation on November 26, 2018.

In addition, CalPERS is providing an Addendum to the Initial Statement of Reasons to explain the purpose and necessity for the changes.

Posted on January 7, 2019

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2019-0206-04

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on March 21, 2019. The effective date of the rulemaking action is 7/1/2019.

Posted on April 2, 2019

Health Regulations

Proposed Amendment of Sections 599.500 and 599.508 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to amend Sections 599.500 and 599.508 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on November 17, 2020.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2020-1221-02

Posted on December 31, 2020

The written comment period closes on February 15, 2021

15-Day Comment Period

A Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register (File Number Z-2020-1221-02) on January 1, 2021. The 45-day comment period commenced on January 1, 2021 and closed on February 15, 2021. CalPERS received one public comment during this period. The regulation was submitted to the Office of Administrative Law for review on May 20, 2021. Due to the need to revise the proposed regulatory text for clarity, CalPERS has opted to modify the proposed regulations.

CalPERS has made the following changes to the proposed regulation:

  • Deleted language in section 599.500(a)(8)(A) requiring that the risk assessment method selected by CalPERS be consistent with industry best practices and reinserted the original regulatory language that the risk adjustment methodology selected by CalPERS be consistent with industry best practices and similar to risk adjustment methodologies used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other state and federal agencies. The reinsertion is now in section 599.508(a)(8).
  • Reinserted in section 599.508(a)(8) the original regulatory language requiring CalPERS to provide health benefit plans its risk adjustment methodology at least 90 days prior to the public announcement of the following year health benefit plan premiums.
  • Deleted the provision in section 599.508(a)(8)(B) permitting the CalPERS Board to exclude certain health benefit plans from having their premiums risk adjusted.
  • Clarified and added criteria to the provision in section 599.508(a)(8)(C) permitting the Board to phase-in a risk adjustment calculation to all or specific health benefit plans over a period as determined by the Board. Due to other deletions, this revised provision is now in section 599.508(a)(8)(B).
  • Specified in section 599.508(a)(8)(D) that risk adjustment does not apply to CalPERS Medicare health benefit plans. Due to other deletions, this revised provision is now in section 599.508(a)(8)(C).

In addition, CalPERS is providing an Addendum to the Initial Statement of Reasons to explain the purpose and necessity for the changes.

Posted on August 18, 2021.

Proposed Amendment of Section 599.518 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to amend Section 599.518 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on April 16, 2019.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2019-0618-04

Posted on June 28, 2019

The written comment period closes on August 12, 2019

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2020-0115-01S

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on February 27, 2020. The effective date of the rulemaking action is April 1, 2020.

Posted on March 13, 2020

Proposed Amendment of Sections 599.500, 599.501, 599.502, 599.503, 599.506, and 599.516 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the board proposes to amend Sections 599.500, 599.501, 599.502, 599.503, 599.506, and 599.516 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board of Administration on April 16, 2019.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2019-0604-01

Posted on June 14, 2019

The written comment period closes on July 29, 2019

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2020-0115-02S

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on February 28, 2020. The effective date of the rulemaking action is April 1, 2020.

Posted on March 13, 2020

Pension Regulations

Proposed adoption of Section 574 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations

In this filing, the Board proposes the adoption of Section 574 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

The text of this proposed regulatory action was authorized for publication by the CalPERS Board on February 13, 2018.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement for this rulemaking action is available upon request.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number Z-2018-0402-03

Documents Relied Upon

The following documents are referenced in the Initial Statement of Reasons. These documents were scanned from microfiche. Accompanying each document is a transcription of the relevant sections for accessibility purposes.

Posted on April 13, 2018.

15-Day Comment Period

The 45-day comment period commenced on April 13, 2018 and closed on May 28, 2018. CalPERS didn't receive any public comments during the public notice period. The regulation was submitted to the Office of Administrative Law for review on July 20, 2018. Due to the need to revise the proposed regulatory text for clarity, CalPERS withdrew the proposed regulation on August 29, 2018.

Pursuant to the requirements of Government Code section 11346.8(c) and section 44 of Article 2 of Chapter 1 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the California Code of Regulations, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) is providing notice of changes it has made to its proposed regulation, "Definition of Full-Time Employment,"" adding section 574 to Article 4 of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations.

In addition, CalPERS is providing an Addendum to the Initial Statement of Reasons to explain the purpose of each additional amendment made.

Posted on November 29, 2018.

15-Day Comment Period - Extension

The California Public Employee's Retirement System (CalPERS) is extending the original comment period for proposed regulation "Definition of Full-Time Employment," adding section 574 to Article 4 of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations to January 2, 2019.

Posted on December 19, 2018

Office of Administrative Law (OAL) File Number 2019-0110-04

This rulemaking action was endorsed - filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of California on February 21, 2019. The effective date of the rulemaking action is 4/1/2019.

Posted on April 2, 2019

For more information on any proposed regulatory actions by CalPERS or other state agencies, visit the California Regulatory Notice Register and California Code of Regulations at the Office of Administrative Law.

Request Copy of Final Statement of Reasons

Any business or person submitting a comment on proposed or repealed regulation, or a proposed amendment, has the right to request a copy of the final statement of reasons (Government Code section 11340.85(c)).