Towns and Cities

Retirement Security Act for Locally Administered Pension Funds

SECTION 45-65-8

§ 45-65-8. Study commission.

A study commission for locally administered plans shall be established to review existing legislation and pension plan administrative practices and to make recommendations for the improved security and funding of locally administered plans and other post-retirement benefit obligations of cities and towns. The commission shall consist of fourteen (14) members: the director of the department of revenue, or his or her designee; who shall be the chair, the auditor general, one member each representing the department of administration, the general treasurer, the League of Cities and Towns and the Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council, and three (3) members appointed by the governor representing municipal police, fire and non-public safety employees. In addition, the Speaker of the House and President of the State Senate shall each appoint one member to the commission and then shall jointly select and appoint one elected mayor from a city or town with a population greater than 50,000, one elected mayor from a city or town with a population less than 50,000 and one appointed town administrator.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2011, ch. 408, § 22; P.L. 2011, ch. 409, § 22.)