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

MEETING AGENDA

July 19, 2012

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE JUNE 21, 2012 MINUTES (attached)

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

3. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE
2012 (attached)

4. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012 (attached)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012 (attached)

6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES PRE RETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012 (attached)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012

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

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION MANAGEMENT TRUSTEE'S PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012 (attached)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION UNION TRUSTEE'S PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2012 (attached)

11. REQUEST APPROVAL OF THREE MATTERS CONSIDERED AT THE APRIL 11, 2012 MEETING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND OVERPAYMENTS (see history below)

Victoria Demartino (SERS) - (member) - Overpayment due to agency error

Action: Mr. Coffey moved; Mr. Culley second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Ms. Demartino did not meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval. Unanimous decision.

Shirlene Lewis (SERS) - (member) - Overpayment due to agency error

Action: Mr. Coffey moved; Mr. Carey second to table action on this item until the next subcommittee meeting and requested the Division to obtain additional financial information from Ms. Lewis relative to her waiver request. Unanimous decision.

Lorraine Montesi (SERS) - (member) - Overpayment due to receiving a social security disability benefit.

Action: Mr. Culley moved; Mr. Coffey second to table action on this item until the Commission has reviewed the issue of partial waivers. Unanimous decision.

12. REQUEST DISCUSSION OF ONE MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE APRIL 11, 2012 MEETING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND OVERPAYMENTS (see attached documentation)

Partial Waivers - The Subcommittee is seeking direction on whether the overpayment statute or the regulation permit it to recommend partial waivers to the Commission.

13. REQUEST COMMISSION CONSIDERATION OF THE June 7, 2012 RECOMMENDATIONS RECEIVED FROM ITS SUBCOMMITTEE ON PURCHASE OF SERVICE AND RELATED MATTERS (attached)

TABLED ITEM:

DISCUSSION WITH REGARD TO A SURVEY OF THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREES (attached)

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1. Chairman's update on the Bouchard legal matter

2. Discussion of a Personnel matter



ADJOURNMENT

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

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