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Public Act 92 of 2017 Reform

This page will provide links to all communications regarding PA 92, including emails to employers, RIM updates, and relevant communications to members. 

Public Act 92 of 2017 (SB 401)  (full text)

Legislative Summary of Public Act 92

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about PA 92 of 2017 - Updated 1/25/2018

Retirement Plan Election Process (R3636C)

Emails to employers

1/25/2018: Action Required – Technology Enhancements on February 5

11/17/2017: Updated Fiscal Year 2017-18 MPSERS Contribution Rates

10/10/2017: Updates to DC Feedback File for Employees in the Defined Contribution (DC) Plan

09/29/2017: Action Required - Timeline for upcoming reform changes  

09/25/2017: FINAL REMINDER: Get Ready for Fiscal Year 2017-2018  

08/08/17:  New FAQ available; Revised Retirement Plan Election brochures and forms   

08/07/17: Updated FY 2017-18 Employer Contribution Rates table now posted 

07/12/17:  New law changes benefit plans for new MPSERS members and current DC participants

RIM Updates

  • 2.01.02: The Employer Home Page 
  • 2.01.03: Navigating the Employer Reporting Website 
  • 4.01.01: Gross Earnings for DC Plans (updated 02/01/2018)
  • 4.04.10: Employer-Sponsored STD (Short-Term Disability) 
  • 4.04.16: Workers' Compensation (Wage Code 01) 
  • 4.06.10: Long-term Disability 
  • 4.06.23: Member Investment Plan (MIP) Reimbursement 
  • 5.08: Employees Receiving Workers' Compensation 
  • 6.00.00: Member Benefit Plans and Contributions 
  • 6.01.05: Pension Plus Plan 
  • 6.01.06 Pension Plus with Personal Healthcare Fund (PHF) 
  • 6.01.00: History of the Plans 
  • 6.01.11: Deferred Compensation Option for DB Members 
  • 6.01.12: Pension Plus 2 Plan 
  • 6.02.00: Determining Benefit Plan 
  • 6.03.00: Withholding Member Contributions 
  • 6.03.03: Member Defined Benefit (DB) Contribution Percentage 
  • 6.03.04: Member Defined Contribution (DC) Contribution Percentage 
  • 6.03.05: Employer Contribution Rates 
  • 6.03.06: Contribution Rates 
  • 6.04.00: How to Report Contributions 
  • 6.04.20: Contributions for Pension Plus 2 
  • 7.04.04: View/Verify Report Totals 
  • 7.11.00.00: Reporting Employees New to your Reporting Unit 
  • 7.11.00.01: Reporting Employees New to the MPSERS System 
  • 7.11.00.02: How to Report A New Employee at Your Reporting Unit 
  • 7.13.00: How to Report Workers' Compensation on a DTL2 Record 
  • 7.21.00: DC Contributions 
  • 7.21.01: How to Report DC Contributions on a Detail 4 Record 
  • 7.21.03: Obsolete - Adding Missing DTL4 Records 
  • 7.21.04: Common DTL4 Error Messages 
  • 7.21.05.00: How to Adjust DC Contributions on a DTL4 Record 
  • 7.21.05.01: Adjusting DC Contributions on a DTL4 Record 
  • 7.21.05.02: Obsolete - Adjusting Unposted DTL4 Records for Employees Who First Worked 9/4/12 or After Who Elected the DC Plan 
  • 7.21.05.03: Adjusting Posted DTL4 Records for Employees Who Elect or Default to the DC Plan 
  • 7.21.06: View DC Feedback File 
  • 7.22.00: Reporting Final Wages for a Deceased MPSERS Employee 
  • 8.01.01: What Needs to be Remitted 
  • 8.01.02: Employer and Employee Contributions 
  • 8.02.04: Obsolete - Missing DTL4 Records and Fees 
  • 8.01.05: Post-Tax Employer Payment for Service Credit Purchase by an Employer 
  • 10.03.00: Who Can Participate in the TDP Plan? 
  • 15.01.09: File Layout Examples 
  • 4.04.02: Tax-Sheltered Annuity Investments
  • 4.04.04: Deductions from Pay
  • 4.06.16: Sabbatical Leave
  • 6.01.06 Pension Plus with Personal Healthcare Fund (PHF)
  • 6.01.07 Defined Contribution (DC) Plan
  • 6.03.05: Employer Contribution Rates
  • 6.03.06: Benefit Plan Rates
  • 6.04.19: Contributions for Defined Contribution (DC) with Personal Healthcare Fund (PHF)
  • 8.01.04: Purchases Made by Reporting Units on Behalf of Employees
  • 8.01.05: Post-Tax Employer Payment for Service Credit Purchase by an Employer
  • 10.01: What is the Tax-Deferred Payment Plan
  • 10.03.00: Who Can Participate in the TDP Plan?
  • 10.03.01: Employees Must Have Established Wage and Service Base to Participate in TDP
  • 10.03.03: Employees Must Have a Current Billing Statement to Participate in TDP
  • 10.03.06: Scheduled TDP Deduction Must Be Made Every Pay Period
  • 10.04.01: How to Set Up a TDP Agreement
  • 10.09.01: How to Process the TDP Addendum

Communications to members and retirees

Enhanced Contributions for Defined Contribution (DC) Participants 
(Letter to Defined Contribution participants reminding them about enhanced retirement plan contributions.)

Your Member Billing Statement for Service Credit Expires September 29, 2017
(Letter to members who requested a member billing statement but had not taken action as of September 8, 2017.)

Option to Purchase Service Credit Ending September 29, 2017 - letter
(Letter to members eligible to purchase service credit)

Option to Purchase Service Credit Ending September 29, 2017 - email
(Email to members eligible to purchase service credit)

New law has no effect on your pension and healthcare 
(Email and letter sent to retirees)