Chapter 2 interprets and makes specific Education Code Sections 22112.5, 22119.2 and 22905, related to classes of employees, creditable compensation and the appropriate crediting of contributions to either the Defined Benefit Program or the Defined Benefit Supplement Program.
Section 26000 of the California Code of Regulations outlines and implements the process whereby the Teachers’ Retirement Board adjusts the purchasing power protection provided by the Supplemental Benefit Maintenance Account.
The California Education Code requires the assessment of penalties and interest for late or inaccurate reporting of retirement data and payment of contributions from employers. Late and inaccurate data result in inaccurate benefit payments and late contributions result in lost investment opportunities. These regulations ensure consistent and transparent assessment of penalties and interest in accordance with current laws.
Electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a convenient means to provide customer service. Your personal information will be used only to conduct CalSTRS-related business.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System website has been developed in compliance with California Government Code §11135, which requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively.