Statutes and Administrative Rules
The Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) and the qualified governmental retirement plan are governed by Oklahoma Statutes Title 74, Sections 901 – 932. The Oklahoma State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan and the Oklahoma State Employees Deferred Savings Incentive Plan (SoonerSave) are governed by Oklahoma Statutes Title 74, Sections 1701-1707. The Uniform Retirement System for Justices and Judges are governed by Oklahoma Statutues Title 20, Sections 1101-1111. The official statutes can be found on the Oklahoma State Courts Network website. Click here to view Oklahoma Title 20 or 74 and scroll down to the applicable section.
Emergency Rules: The Governor approved emergency rules on August 28, 2013. Click here for more information.
Amendments to Permanent Rules Now Effective. The 2013 amendments to the permanent rules became effective on May 11, 2013. The amendments are available here.
Permanent Rules: The permanent rules of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, interpreting and applying Oklahoma statutes, have been codified at Title 590 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code ("OAC"). The OAC is published by the Office of Administrative Rules, a department of the Secretary of State, and contains all official agency rules. The rules listed below, while not official, are identical to those filed for codification and contain, to the best of our ability, the most recent amendments to the rules. For official copies, please contact:
Office of Administrative Rules
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 53390
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152
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TITLE 590. OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM