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The Teachers’ Retirement System Board of Trustees is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. For more information on this position including how to apply, click here.

 

We are pleased to announce that our office has moved to a new location. Our new address is: 301 NW 63rd Street, Suite 500 Oklahoma City, OK 73116-7921

 

Important Notice Regarding Covid-19 - To ensure the safety and protection of our members, as well as our staff, the Teachers’ Retirement System of Oklahoma is suspending all in-house appointments and consultations at this time. This is effective March 17, 2020 until further notice. The Drop Box for submitting documents located on the west side of the Will Rogers Building by the State Capitol building is no longer for TRS use. Please mail documents, or for urgent situations, you can drop off documents at the TRS office. Please note we are still not open for in-person meetings.

Statutes Governing The Teachers' Retirement System Of Oklahoma

The Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma is governed by the following Oklahoma statutes which may be found on the Oklahoma State Courts Network website. Click on the links below to find applicable statutes.

Title 3A. Amusements and Sports
Chapter 7 - Oklahoma Education Lottery Act

Title 47. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 2 - The Department of Public Safety
Article 3 - Law Enforcement Retirement System

Title 70. Schools
Chapter 1 - School Code of 1971
Article VI - Teachers

Title 70. Schools
Chapter 1 - School Code of 1971
Article XVII - Teachers' Retirement System

§ 17-101. Definitions
§ 17-101.1. Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational School Employees Members of Teachers' Retirement System - Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System Transferred to Teachers' Retirement System - Employee Transfer
§ 17-102. Establishment of System - Powers and Privileges - Name
§ 17-102.1.  Termination of Retirement Plan
§ 17-102.2. Requirements Met for Governmental Plans - Additional Applicable Provisions.
§ 17-102.3. Qualification Requirements for Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program
§ 17-103.  Membership of Retirement System
§ 17-103.1. Employees of Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service - Ceasing of Benefit Accrual - Transfer to Teachers' Retirement System.
§ 17-104. Prior Service Credits
§ 17-105. Retirement
§ 17-105.1. Unpaid Accumulated Contributions - Payment to Beneficiary or Next of Kin
§ 17-105.2. Thirty Years Service - Partial Lump Sum Payment
§ 17-106. Board of Trustees and Other Personnel
§ 17-106.1. Board of Trustees of Teachers' Retirement System - Discharge of Duties - Investments - Reports
§ 17-106.2. Fiduciary Duties
§ 17-106.3. Contributions and Dedicated Revenues Deposits - Refunds of Contribution and Overpayments
§ 17-106.4. Appeal to Oklahoma County District Court
§ 17-107. Credit of Interest Earned on Investments in Teachers' Retirement System
§ 17-107.1. Repealed by Laws 1988, HB 1582, c. 321, § 45, emerg. eff. July 1, 1988
§ 17-108. Contributions and Funds
§ 17-108.1. Contributions of Employer of Members of Teachers' Retirement System
§ 17-108.2.  Contributions Credit
§ 17-109. Right to Annuity or Retirement Allowance - Inapplicability to Qualified Domestic Order
§ 17-109.1.  Confidential Treatment of Member's Retirement File
§ 17-110. Fraud - Errors in Record
§ 17-111. Official Bonds
§ 17-112. Audit of Funds, Accounts and Assets
§ 17-113. Time Spent in Military Service - Limitations
§ 17-114. Repealed by Laws 2010, SB 1579, c. 392, § 6, emerg. eff. June 7, 2010
§ 17-114.1. Repealed by Laws 1981, SB 65, c. 340, § 28, emerg. eff. July 1, 1981
§ 17-114.2. Unclassified Positions
§ 17-115.  Repealed by Laws 1980, HB 1851, c. 68, § 1, emerg. eff. April 10, 1980
§ 17-116. Certain Personnel Retiring Before August 2, 1969 - Minimum Pension
§ 17-116.1.  Retirement Benefit Increase
§ 17-116.2. Retirement Allowance - Calculation - Contribution Rates and Benefits
§ 17-116.2A. Active Contributing Member of Retirement System - Elections to Impose and Remove Maximum Compensation Level.
§ 17-116.2B. Amount of Retirement Benefits
§ 17-116.2C. Definitions
§ 17-116.2D. Forefeiture of Benefits for Felony Conviction
§ 17-116.3. Repealed by Laws 1979, HB 1384, c. 286, § 6, emerg. eff. July 1, 1979
§ 17-116.4. Repealed by Laws 1979, HB 1384, c. 286, § 6, emerg. eff. July 1, 1979
§ 17-116.5. Repealed by Laws 1982, SB 18, c. 329, § 9, emerg. eff. July 1, 1982
§ 17-116.6. Creation and Content of Teachers' Retirement Reserve Fund
§ 17-116.7.  Review of Contracts - Audits - Annual Report
§ 17-116.8. Adoption of Rules for Computation of Purchase Price for Service Credit - Inability to Pay
§ 17-116.9. Credit for Certain Teaching Service - Requirement to Contribute
§ 17-116.10. Post-Retirement Employment Retirement Benefits - Limitations
§ 17-116.11. Repealed by Laws 1998, HB 2855, c. 256, § 11, emerg. eff. July 1, 1998
§ 17-116.12. Credit for Termination due to Reduction-in-Force
§ 17-116.13.  Retirement Allowance - Calculation
§ 17-116.14. Repealed by Laws 1999, HB 1574, c. 254, § 11, emerg. eff. June 30, 1999
§ 17-116.15. Employees Transferred from George Nigh Rehabilitation Institute -- Election to Become a Member of the Teacher's Retirement System of Oklahoma
§ 17-116.16. Prior Adjunct Position - Purchase Credit for Employment
§ 17-116.17.  Benefits Increase - 1999 - Retirement Allowance Calculation
§ 17-116.18. Benefits Increase - 2002
§ 17-116.19. Benefits Increase - 2004
§ 17-116.20. Benefits Increase - 2006
§ 17-116.21. Benefits Increase - 2008
§ 17-117. Repealed by Laws 1980, HB 1851, c. 68, § 1, emerg. eff. April 10, 1980
§ 17-118. Repealed by Laws 1980, HB 1851, c. 68, § 1, emerg. eff. April 10, 1980
§ 17-119. Repealed by Laws 1989, HB 1135, c. 154, § 2, emerg. eff. July 1, 1989
§ 17-120. Deposit of Contributions
§ 17-121. Oklahoma Teachers' Deferred Savings Incentive Plan
§ 17-122. Mailings Concerning Participation in a Retired Teachers’ Organization
§ 17-122.1. Purpose Required for Retired Teachers' Organization

Alternate Retirement Plan for Comprehensive Universities Act

Title 74. State Government
Chapter 37 - State and Education Employees Group Insurance Act

Last Modified on Nov 10, 2020
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