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AB-1163 Public Employees’ Retirement System: Board of Administration: education.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 21, 2014


SECTION 1.

 Section 20100 is added to the Government Code, to read:

20100.
 The board shall adopt a policy for providing education to board members. The policy, at a minimum, shall do the following:
(a) Identify appropriate topics for board member education, which may include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Fiduciary responsibilities.
(2) Ethics.
(3) Pension fund investments and investment program management.
(4) Actuarial matters.
(5) Pension funding.
(6) Benefits administration.
(7) Disability evaluation.
(8) Fair hearings.
(9) Pension fund governance.
(10) New board member orientation.
(b) Establish a means for determining the programs, training, and educational sessions that qualify as board member education.
(c) Require that all board members receive a minimum of 24 hours of board member education within the first two years of assuming office and for every subsequent two-year period the board member continues to hold membership on the board.
(d) Require the board to maintain a record of board member compliance with the policy. The policy and an annual report on board member compliance shall be placed on the system’s Internet Web site.