ERS adopts rule amendment at its December board meeting

January 11, 2023

Board meeting iconThe ERS Board of Trustees adopted the following rule amendment, with changes, on December 6, 2022:

  • Chapter 75 (Hazardous Profession Death Benefits):  Section 75.2 was amended to allow the surviving spouses of certain public servants who die in the line of duty after September 1, 2022, to receive a cash balance annuity that would be calculated as provided by Tex. Gov’t Code §820.053, which became effective on September 1, 2022.

In the August newsletter, ERS provided information on the proposed rule amendment.

You can always find links to rules, statutes and constitutional provisions relating to ERS on our Statutes and Rules page. Proposed and adopted changes to ERS rules are also published throughout the year in the Texas Register.