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IPERS Law & Legislative Information
Rules and regulations for administering pensions for public employees are governed by federal laws enacted by Congress and state laws (Iowa Code) passed by the Iowa Legislature.
Chapter 97B contains current Iowa law governing IPERS. The law defines who participates in IPERS, what benefits are provided, and contributions paid by employees and employers.
Administrative Rules provide more detail about how the federal and state laws governing IPERS are implemented.
- IPERS Administrative Rules [Part 495]
- The Iowa Administrative Rules site is searchable, and allows for notification about specific rules.
- Rulemaking Actions
IPERS' YouTube channel includes educational videos about how IPERS works.
The IPERS Regulatory Plan FY2017 document details what IPERS has planned for the current year.