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CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
TIER II SUMMARY PLAN DESCRIPTION

Revised to January 1, 2000

OTHER INFORMATION

Compensation Limitation

Federal law operates to impose a limitation on earnings covered for retirement purposes. For calendar year 2000, the limit is $170,000; this amount may be adjusted on an annual basis.

Assignment Of Benefits

You may not use your Tier II Plan interests as collateral or security for a loan.

Reporting And Disclosure

You or your representative have the right to inspect and obtain copies of all Plan documents. You must pay a reasonable charge for such copies.

You will receive a summary plan description 90 days after you begin work, and at least once every four years. You will be notified of any substantial Plan changes within 210 days after their effective date.

Each year you will receive an annual retirement benefits statement with personalized information.

A Final Note

This booklet is designed to help you understand your retirement benefits. It summarizes the more important provisions of the Tier II Plan. It is not intended to give you complete details on all Plan conditions. If there is any conflict in wording between the law and this booklet, the official wording of the law will govern.