House Bill No. 6710

Public Act No. 99-70

An Act Concerning the Policemen and Firemen Survivor's Benefit Fund.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 3-13c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

Trust funds as used in sections 3-13 to 3-13e, inclusive, and 3-31b shall be construed to include Connecticut Municipal Employees' Retirement Fund A, Connecticut Municipal Employees' Retirement Fund B, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Fund, State's Attorney Retirement Fund, Teachers' Annuity Fund, Teachers' Pension Fund, Teachers' Survivorship and Dependency Fund, School Fund, State Employees Retirement Fund, the Hospital Insurance Fund, Policemen and Firemen Survivor's Benefit Fund and all other trust funds administered, held or invested by the Treasurer.

Sec. 2. Section 7-323f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) All contributions received by the Retirement Commission in accordance with this part shall be paid over daily to the State Treasurer, who shall be the custodian of the fund with power to invest and reinvest as much of said fund as is not required for current disbursement in accordance with the provisions of part I of chapter 32. All benefits, allowances and other payments authorized by this part shall be made from the fund upon vouchers approved by the Retirement Commission.

(b) The Retirement Commission in its discretion may direct that the Comptroller, with the approval of the Attorney General and the Insurance Commissioner, shall obtain a policy or policies of group insurance or a group annuity contract or contracts from one or more insurance companies licensed to do business in this state, which shall provide the benefits specified in section 7-323e in lieu of payment of such benefits from the fund. The premiums payable under any such policy or contract shall be paid from the fund. Any experience credit or dividend paid in connection with any such policy or policies or contract or contracts shall be added to such fund.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved May 27, 1999

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