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State Employees' Retirement Act (Excerpt) Act 240 Of 1943

Published: 2015

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Act 240 of 1943

38.8 Administrative board; investment of funds, purchase of life insurance or annuity, deposits.

Sec. 8.

(a) The members of the retirement board shall be the trustees of the several funds created by this act. The board may invest and reinvest the funds of the system subject to terms and restrictions imposed by law upon a domestic life insurance company in this state in making and disposing of its investments, and subject to the state law relating to the investment of funds of public employee retirement systems or plans. The board may purchase, hold, sell, assign, transfer and dispose of any investment in which any fund of the system has been invested, the proceeds of such investment and any moneys belonging to the system. All such purchases shall be authorized by a resolution adopted by the board. The board may purchase appropriate contracts of life insurance or annuity from insurers duly authorized to do business in the state, if and when such purchase or purchases shall in the judgment of the board be appropriate or necessary to carry out the purposes of this act.

(b) For the purpose of meeting disbursements for retirement allowance and other payments in excess of the receipts, there shall be kept available by the retirement board an amount, not exceeding 10% of the total amount in the funds provided for by this act, on deposit in the state treasury.

History: 1943, Act 240, Eff. July 30, 1943


CL 1948, 38.8


Am. 1951, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Apr. 13, 1951


Am. 1953, Act 127, Imd. Eff. May 27, 1953


Am. 1955, Act 237, Imd. Eff. June 21, 1955


Am. 1965, Act 159, Imd. Eff. July 14, 1965

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