STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CT 06106

MEETING AGENDA

AMENDED

January 16, 2014

9:00 a.m.

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTER



1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 19, 2013 MINUTES (attached)

2. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION CHAIRMAN'S PER DIEM EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

3. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013 (attached)

4. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013 (attached)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013 (attached)

6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER (attached)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (attached)

8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (attached)

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT JUDGES, FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (attached)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION MANAGEMENT TRUSTEES PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

11. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION UNION TRUSTEES PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

12. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FROM ITS MEETING ON November 1, 2013 and November 22, 2013 RELATIVE TO APPLICATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT RECEIVED FROM THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (attached)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE ROLL FORWARD ACTUARIAL VALUATION REPORT PREPARED AS OF JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

14. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONNECTICUT JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES PRSONNEL EXPENSES PAY PERIOD NOVEMBER 15 THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2013 (attached)

15. REQUEST FROM LILLY PHILLIPS THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER HER MONTHLY PENSION BENEFIT AND THE APPLICABLE INTERNAL REVENUE COD (IRC) SECTION 415 LIMIT (scheduled to appear for 10:00 a.m.)

16. REPRESENTATION OF THE MEDICAL EXAMING BOARD AND THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION ON THE LEFF MATTER (no attachment)

17. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL TO DEVELOP AN RFP FOR THE POSITION OF COMMISSION COUNSEL FOR IRS MATTERS AND AUTHORIZE THE LEGAL AND PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE TO SPEND UP TO $15,000 TO ADVERTISE FOR THE POSITION (no attachment)

18. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGAL AND PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE THROUGH THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH ROSE KALLOR AS COUNSEL TO THE COMMISSION

19. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL TO AMEND THE ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PROGRAM (ARP) PLAN DOCUMENT LANGUAGE SECTION 3.01 ON SEPERATION FROM SERVICE TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE IRS FOR A DETERMINATION LETTER AS PART OF CYCLE C (attachment)

TABLED ITEMS

REQUEST RECEIVED FROM PHYLLIS ALSTON THAT THE COMMISSION POSTHUMOUSLY CHANGE DECEASED RETIREE JOSEPH ALSTON'S STRAIGHT LIFE ANNUITY OPTION ELECTION AS THEY WERE MARRIED AT THE TIME OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM SERS( tabled from November, Nicole will update the Commission)

REQUEST RECEIVED FROM DONNA SAMPIERI THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS DECEMBER 20, 2012 DENIAL OF HER REQUEST TO TRANSFER FROM TIER II TO TIER I IN SERS (tabled from November)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Contract for Commission Counsel
Leff Matter

ADJOURNMENT

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Brenda K. Halpin, Director Peter R. Blum, Chair
Retirement Services Division

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