Title 36
Public Officers and Employees

Chapter 8
Retirement System — Administration

R.I. Gen. Laws § 36-8-8

§ 36-8-8. Annual report and statement.

The retirement board shall submit to the governor, the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate and the secretary of state, on or before the first day of December in each year, an annual report showing the financial transactions of the system for the fiscal year of the state next preceding said date. The report shall contain, among other things, a financial balance sheet, a statement of income and expenditures, a valuation balance sheet as prepared by the actuary, a detailed statement of investments acquired and disposed of during the year, and such other statistical data as are deemed necessary for a proper interpretation of the condition of the system and the results of its operations. The report shall also provide: an operating statement summarizing meetings or hearings held, meeting minutes if requested, subjects addressed, decisions rendered, rules or regulations promulgated, studies conducted, policies and plans developed, approved, or modified, and programs administered or initiated; a consolidated financial statement of all the funds received and expended including the source of funds, a listing of any staff supported by these funds, and a summary of any clerical, administrative or technical support received; a summary of performance during the previous fiscal year including accomplishments, shortcomings and remedies; a synopsis of hearings, complaints, suspensions, or other legal matters related to the authority of the board; a summary of any training courses held pursuant to § 36-8-4; a briefing on anticipated activities in the upcoming fiscal year; and findings and recommendations for improvements. The report shall be posted electronically on the general assembly and the secretary of state’s website as prescribed in § 42-20-8.2 of the Rhode Island general laws. The director of the department of administration shall be responsible for the enforcement of this provision. The report shall also embody such other data as may be of use in the advancement of knowledge concerning state employee pensions and any recommendations of the board for changes in the laws pertaining to the system. The retirement board shall cause to be published for distribution among the members of the system a financial statement summarizing the results of operations for the fiscal year.

History of Section.
P.L. 1936, ch. 2334, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 18, § 3; P.L. 1947, ch. 1971, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 36-8-8; P.L. 2006, ch. 319, § 4; P.L. 2006, ch. 444, § 4.