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Information Releases

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2019 Information Releases

  • Information Release 2019-211 (Adobe PDF Document) - May 17, 2019, Retirement Contribution Rates for 2019-2020  (distributed to all FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators). This information release publishes contribution rates effective July 1, 2019, for active and renewed members of the FRS by plan and class code, including rates for the unfunded actuarial liability (UAL), the Retiree Health Insurance Subsidy (HIS), and the assessment for FRS administrative/educational costs. Rates are also provided for the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) and optional programs. This release includes a schedule of dates that contributions and payroll reports are due in Fiscal Year 2019-20

2018 Information Releases

  • Information Release 2018-210 (Adobe PDF Document) - Dec. 4, 2018, School Resource Officers  (distributed to School Boards, Sheriff Offices, and Boards of County Commissioners). This information release clarifies specifics regarding school resource officers and reporting requirements.
  • Information Release 2018-209 (Adobe PDF Document) - Oct. 30, 2018, Valid Social Security Numbers  (distributed to all FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators). This information release clarifies that FRS members should only be reported to the Division of Retirement using valid social security numbers.
  • Information Release 2018-208 (Adobe PDF Document) - Oct. 30, 2018, Salary Reduction Plan Contributions for State University Optional Retirement Program (SUSORP) Members  (distributed to all State University System Participating Employers). This information release clarifies when SUSORP members may contribute to other salary reduction plans.
  • Information Release 2018-207 (Adobe PDF Document) - Oct. 30, 2018, New Contact Type for FRS Online & New Retirement Coordinator Orientation   (distributed to FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators of State Employers). This information release describes the new "Approved Caller" contact type on FRS Online and describes information now available for new retirement coordinators to assist them in learning their roles and responsibilities of their position.
  • Information Release 2018-206 (Adobe PDF Document) - Oct. 30, 2018, New Contact Type for FRS Online & New Retirement Coordinator Orientation  (distributed to FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators of Non-State Employers). This information release describes the new "Approved Caller" contact type on FRS Online and describes information now available for new retirement coordinators to assist them in learning their roles and responsibilities of their position.
  • Information Release 2018-205 (Adobe PDF Document) - May 3, 2018, 2018 Legislation Concerning Changes to Extended Participation in DROP  (distributed to FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators with District School Boards, Charter Schools, and State Universities and State Colleges Providing K-12 Education). This information release describes the applicable policies and procedures that have been established to comply with extended DROP participation for specified K-12 personnel.
  • Information Release 2018-204 (Adobe PDF Document) - April 12, 2018, 2018 Legislation  (distributed to all FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators). This information release describes major enactments of various bills passed by the Florida Legislature during the 2018 Regular Session that could affect members of the FRS and other state-administered or locally administered retirement systems.
  • Information Release 2018-203 (Adobe PDF Document) - April 9, 2018, Retirement Contribution Rates for 2018-2019  (distributed to all FRS Agency Heads and Retirement Coordinators). This information release publishes contribution rates effective July 1, 2018, for active and renewed members of the FRS by plan and class code, including rates for the unfunded actuarial liability (UAL), the Retiree Health Insurance Subsidy (HIS), and the assessment for FRS administrative/educational costs. Rates are also provided for the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) and optional programs. This release includes a schedule of dates that contributions and payroll reports are due in Fiscal Year 2018-19.

      

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