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Division of Pensions & Benefits

Certifying Officer Letters

Also available: E-Messages to Certifying Officers and EPIC Users

All archived messages and letters older than 3 years can be requested by contacting the NJDPB.

Subject
Date

Executive Order No. 115 – Revised Information
Certifying Officers, All Funds

April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update
PFRS Certifying Officers

March 19, 2020

Special Open Enrollment for Employees Enrolled in Horizon HMO
State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

February 13, 2020

Local Government Retiree Prescription Drug Plan Carve Out
Certifying Officers of Local Government Employers Participating in the SHBP

January 30, 2020

Termination of Employment in EPIC
Certifying Officers of Local Government, Local Education, and State Monthly Employers

January 24, 2020

State Representative Elected to the PERS Board of Trustees
Certifying Officers of PERS State Locations

January 21, 2020
Loan Recertification Annual Reminder
Certifying Officers, All Funds
January 21, 2020
Amended PERS Notice of County Election
Certifying Officers of PERS
January 8, 2020
Subject Date
Electronic Fund Transmittal Required for Pension Loan Disbursements
Certifying Officers, All Funds
December 4, 2019
SHBP Generic Prescription Drug Mail Order Incentive
State Biweekly, State Monthly, and SHBP Participating Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators
October 22, 2019
PERS Notice of Election – State
Certifying Officers of PERS
October 10, 2019
PERS Notice of Election – Municipal
Certifying Officers of PERS
October 10, 2019
PERS Notice of Election – County
Certifying Officers of PERS
October 10, 2019
Plan Year 2020 School Employees' Health Benefits Program Open Enrollment
Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators participating in the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program
September 30, 2019
Plan Year 2020 State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Open Enrollment
State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators
September 30, 2019
Plan Year 2020 State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Open Enrollment
Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators
September 30, 2019
Open Enrollment for the New Jersey State Employees Tax Savings Program (Tax$ave)
State Department Certifying Officers, State Department Human Resource Directors, State Biweekly Payroll Locations Benefits Administrators
September 26, 2019
Open Enrollment for the New Jersey State Employees Tax Savings Program (Tax$ave)
State University and College Certifying Officers, State University and College Benefits Administrators, State Monthly Certifying Officers, State Monthly Benefits Administrators
September 26, 2019
Announcement of New State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Medical Plans for IFPTE/AFSCME Employees - Special Open Enrollment
State Biweekly and State Monthly SHBP Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
September 11, 2019
Renewal Required for Annual Membership Certification
Certifying Officers and Supervising Certifying Officers
September 3, 2019
New Legislation Notice — P.L. 2019, c. 157
Certifying Officers — Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS), Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), and the State Police Retirement System (SPRS)
August 7, 2019
Municipal Representative Elected to the Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees
Certifying Officers, Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)
August 7, 2019
ABP Default Provider - August 1, 2019
Certifying Officers, Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)
July 30, 2019
Preventative Health Services – SHBP/SEHBP coverage of the 18 FDA-approved methods of contraception.
Certifying Officers, State Colleges and Universities; Local Employers participating in the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP), and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP)
June 28, 2019
ABP Annual Report of Covered Lives - 2019
Certifying Officers, Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)
June 1, 2019
Certification of Service and Final Salary for Retirement
Certifying Officers, All Funds
June 1, 2019
Transmittal Electronic Payment System (TEPS)
Certifying Officers of Local Government and Local Education Employers
May 15, 2019
New Commuter Tax$ave Service Provider
State University and College Certifying Officers, State University and College Benefits Administrators, State Monthly Certifying Officers, State Monthly Benefits Administrators
May 10, 2019
New Commuter Tax$ave Service Provider
State Department Certifying Officers, State Department Human Resource Directors, State Biweekly Payroll Locations Benefits Administrators
May 10, 2019
PERS Notice of Municipal Election
Certifying Officers, Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)
April 25, 2019
PERS Notice of Municipal Election
Certifying Officers, Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)
April 24, 2019
Announcement of New State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Medical Plans for CWA Employees
State Biweekly and State Monthly SHBP Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
April 18, 2019
State Representative elected to the PERS Board of Trustees
Certifying Officers, Public Employees' Retirement System
March 7, 2019
IMPORTANT: PERS Notice of Municipal Election
Certifying Officers, Public Employees' Retirement System
March 4, 2019
Loan Recertification Annual Reminder
Certifying Officers, All Funds
January 8, 2019
Amended - PERS Notice of Election
Certifying Officers, Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)
January 7, 2019
Subject Date
Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit
Certifying Officers and Human Resource Staff participating in the State Health Benefits Program and School Employees' Health Benefits Program
November 30, 2018
PERS Notice of Election
Certifying Officers, Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)
October 3, 2018
PERS Notice of Election
Certifying Officers, Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)
October 3, 2018
Plan Year 2019 School Employees’ Health Benefits Program Open Enrollment
Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators participating in the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program
September 28, 2018
Plan Year 2019 State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Open Enrollment
State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators
September 28, 2018
Plan Year 2019 State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Open Enrollment
Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators
September 28, 2018
Open Enrollment for the New Jersey State Employees Tax Savings Program (Tax$ave)
State University and College Certifying Officers
State University and College Benefits Administrators
State Monthly Certifying Officers
State Monthly Benefits Administrators
September 26, 2018
Open Enrollment for the New Jersey State Employees Tax Savings Program (Tax$ave)
State Department Certifying Officers
State Department Human Resource Directors
State Biweekly Payroll Locations Benefits Administrators
September 26, 2018
Renewal Required for Annual Membership Certification (P.L. 2011, c. 52)
Certifying Officers and Supervisors of Certifying Officers
September 4, 2018
2019 PFRS Fire Notice of Election
Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS)
August 31, 2018
2019 PFRS Police Notice of Election
Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS)
August 31, 2018
Updated ABP Contributions Limits under P.L. 2018, c. 14 (Chapter 14)
Certifying Officers of the Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)
August 1, 2018
ABP Annual Report of Covered Lives – 2018
Certifying Officers, Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)
June 8, 2018
Pension Contribution Rate Change for the PERS and the TPAF
Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF)
June 7, 2018
Fiscal Year 2018 Alternate Benefit Program Default Designated Service Provider
Certifying Officers, Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)
June 6, 2018
DCRP Contributions and Group Life and Long Term Disability Premiums
Certifying Officers of the Defined Contribution Retirement Program (DCRP)
June 1, 2018
2019 TPAF Trustee Position
Certifying Officers, Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF)
March 26, 2018
Police Representative Elected to the PFRS Board of Trustees
Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS)
March 5, 2018
NJDPB Redesigned Website
Certifying Officers, All Funds
February 26, 2018
New Legislation Notice – P.L. 2017, c. 344
Certifying Officers – Public Employees’ Retirement System
February 12, 2018
State Representative Elected to the PERS Board of Trustees
Certifying Officers of the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)
February 5, 2018
Loan Recertification Annual Reminder
Certifying Officers, All Funds
January 3, 2018

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