COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 74
August 20, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Contribution 

 
Attached is a letter dated July 26, 1999, from Mr. William 
H. Leighty, Director of VRS, which provides the fringe 
benefit contribution rates approved by the VRS Board of 
Trustees for fiscal years 2000, 2001, and 2002. The 
contribution rates approved for fiscal years 2001 and 2002 
have been forwarded to the Governor for consideration in 
his 2000-2002 budget proposal.  The actual rates will be 
determined based upon final action by the Governor and the 
2000 General Assembly.

If you have questions regarding VRS rates charged to your 
school division, please contact Mr. Gary Smith (804-344-
3122) or Mr. Bo Harris (804-344-3121) at VRS.  If you have 
questions regarding the use of VRS rates in Standards of 
Quality (SOQ) funding, please contact Mr. Kent C. Dickey, 
Budget Office, at (804) 225-2025.


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Attachment:     A hard copy of this memo and its attachment 
                will be sent to the superintendent's office.