Texas Vernon’s Civil Statutes
Sec. § 2.025
Independent Actuarial Analysis and Legislative Recommendations


(a)

Before July 1, 2024, the State Pension Review Board shall select an independent actuary who the board shall hire to perform an actuarial analysis of the most recently completed actuarial valuation of the pension system. The independent actuary shall submit the analysis to the State Pension Review Board and the board not later than October 1, 2024. The analysis must include the independent actuarys:

(1)

conclusion regarding whether the pension system meets State Pension Review Board pension funding guidelines; and

(2)

recommendations regarding changes to benefits or to member or city contribution rates.

(b)

Subject to Subsection (d) of this section, not later than November 1, 2024, the board shall by rule adopt a plan that:

(1)

complies with funding and amortization period requirements applicable to the pension system under Subchapter C, Chapter 802, Government Code; and

(2)

takes into consideration the independent actuarys recommendations under Subsection (a)(2) of this section.

(b-1)

The board shall provide a copy of the analysis prepared under Subsection (a) of this section and a summary of any rules adopted by the board under Subsection (b) of this section to the State Pension Review Board.

(c)

Not later than December 1, 2024, the State Pension Review Board shall submit a report to the legislature regarding actions taken under this section. The report required under this section must include a copy of the analysis prepared under Subsection (a) of this section and a summary of rules adopted by the board under Subsection (b) of this section.

(d)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, a rule adopted by the board under Subsection (b) of this section that conflicts with a provision of this article remains in effect until:

(1)

a law that is enacted by the legislature and becomes law preempts the rule; or

(2)

the board amends the rule and the amendment takes effect, provided the board may only amend the rule if the pension system complies with the funding and amortization period requirements applicable to the pension system under Subchapter C, Chapter 802, Government Code.

(e)

This section expires September 1, 2025.
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