ERS adopts rule amendments at its December 2020 Board of Trustees meeting

ERS adopts rule amendments at its December 2020 Board of Trustees meeting

January 13, 2021

The November 4, 2020 newsletter noted the ERS Board of Trustees would consider proposed rule amendments at its December 8, 2020 meeting.

At the meeting, the Board adopted the following rule amendments:

  • Chapter 63:  Section 63.3 is amended to allow ERS to collect required signatures for potential candidates for election to the ERS Board of Trustees through a secure and efficient electronic verification process in addition to the current paper-based process and to allow for the use of personal identifiers that are not based on social security numbers.  Section 63.4 is amended to be consistent with § 63.3.

Rules, statutes and other regulations relating to ERS are posted on our Statutes and Rules webpage.
Proposed amendments to ERS rules are published throughout the year in the Texas Register.