STATE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT COMMISSION
LEGAL AND PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING
MINUTES OF MEETING

January 31, 2013

TRUSTEES ATTENDING
Michael Carey
Charles Casella
Robert Coffey
Paul Fortier

ALSO ATTENDING
Martha Carlson, Ex Officio
Attorney Nicole Dorman, Rose Kallor
Linda Yelmini
Fae Brown-Brewton
Ronald McLellan
Peter Blum

The Legal and Personnel Subcommittee met at 1:00 P.M. on January 31, 2013 in the third floor conference room at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106, on issues pertaining to personnel, the opinion of the Attorney General and the Bouchard matter. The subcommittee invited any trustees and the Ex Officio members of the Retirement Commission that wished to attend as non-voting members. Attorney Nicole Dorman from Rose Kallor was also in attendance for the Bouchard matter only.

The meeting was called to order by Robert Coffey at 1:00 P.M.

Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to go into Executive Session. All voted in favor, Unanimous Decision.

At 4:10 P.M. Mr. Fortier moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to come out of Executive Session and the following motions were made:

1. Mr. Carey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to modify the draft RFI to add the position of Commission Counsel and publish with all due hast. All voted in favor, Unanimous Decision.

2. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Fortier that the Subcommittee recomend to the full Commission that the firm of Rose Kallor work directly with the Plan Actuaries to obtain the information necessary to evaluate defense strategy options and arguments in the Bouchard matter. All voted in favor, Unanimous Decision.

3. Mr. Carey moved, seconded by Mr. Fortier that the Legal and Personnel subcommittee recommends to the Retirement Commission that it advise the Office of the State Comptroller that we recommend no change in current practice regarding the administration of the CMERS disability and reemployment statutory provisions. Consistent with our fiduciary responsibility we intend to review the statutory language and promulgate regulations consistent with the recommendations of the Attorney General. All voted in favor, Unanimous Decision.

At 4:20 P.M. Mr. Carey moved, seconded by Mr. Fortier to adjourn the meeting. All voted in favor, Unanimous Decision.

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