Proposed Rules

In accordance with R.S.Mo. §536.016, below is a list of proposed PSRS and PEERS rules recently published by the Missouri Register. In addition to the information provided, there is a link to the Missouri Register.

16 CSR 10-5.020 Disability Retirement

The Public School Retirement System (PSRS) is amending its rule regarding the disability retirement program. The amendment reflects a policy change recently approved by the Board of Trustees including setting forth what constitutes “earning a livelihood” under Section 169.060 RSMo. for PSRS disability retirees in making disability retirement determinations. The amendment also includes provisions regarding the utilization of a vocational review to more accurately evaluate the ability of the member to earn a livelihood as required for the approval process. The amendment also sets forth the PSRS standard for determining whether a disability is “assumed to be permanent.” The amendment makes additional clarifying edits and adjusts paragraph numbering where necessary.

16 CSR 10-6.070 Disability Retirement

The Public Education Employee Retirement System (PEERS) is amending its rule regarding the disability retirement program. The amendment reflects a policy change recently approved by the Board of Trustees including setting forth what constitutes “earning a livelihood” under Section 169.663 RSMo. for PEERS disability retirees in making disability retirement determinations. The amendment also includes provisions regarding the utilization of a vocational review to more accurately evaluate the ability of the member to earn a livelihood as required for the approval process. The amendment also sets forth the PEERS standard for determining whether a disability is “assumed to be permanent.” The amendment makes additional clarifying edits and adjusts paragraph numbering where necessary.