DRSN 09-012, Supplemental Rate Increase for LEOFF

DRS Notice

  • Notice No.: 09-012
  • Date: July 23, 2009
  • Applies to: Employers
  • Subject: Supplemental Rate Increase for LEOFF

Supplemental Pension Contribution Rate Changes

On July 22, 2009 the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ (LEOFF) Plan 2 Retirement Board adopted the following supplemental contribution rates. These new supplemental rates are due to the cost of the following pension related legislation passed during the 2009 Legislative Session.

HB1953: Allowing department of fish and wildlife enforcement officers to transfer service credit.

New contribution rates are presented in the chart below and are effective September 1, 2009.

Contribution Rates Effective September 1, 2009
(Employer rates include 0.16% DRS administrative expense rate)
Law Enforcement Officers and Fire
Fighters Retirement System (LEOFF)
Plan 1 Plan 2
  Percent Rate Percent Rate
Cities, Counties, Fire Districts, etc.
Member Contribution Rate 0.00% 0.0000 8.46% 0.0846
Employer Contribution Rate 0.16% 0.0016 5.24% 0.0524
State Contribution Rate 0.00% 0.000 3.38% 0.0338
Ports and Universities
Member Contribution Rate N/A N/A 8.46% 0.0846
Employer Contribution Rate N/A N/A 8.62% 0.0862


If you have any questions regarding this DRS Notice, please contact Employer Support Services at (360) 664-7200, option 2, or 1-800-547-6657, option 6, option 2; or email us.

George Pickett
Assistant Director of Administrative Services