Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

1599-0018 - Other Post Employment Benefits Commission Study




Account Description FY2008
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FY2009
House 2
1599-0018 Other Post Employment Benefits Commission Study
For a study by the executive office for administration and finance in furtherance of the work of the special commission to investigate and study the commonwealth's liability for paying retiree health care and other nonpension benefits, established by section 82 of chapter 61 of the acts of 2007; provided, that the study shall evaluate possible changes to the commonwealth's retiree nonpension benefits including but not limited to the length of employment for vesting, the level of financial responsibility borne by the beneficiaries, the structure of the benefits themselves, and alternative and supplemental methods of funding post-retirement health care; provided further, that the objective of the study shall be to help ensure a stable benefit system that takes into account the interests of the state workforce and retirees as well as the impacts of the liability for retiree nonpension benefits on the current and future fiscal condition of the commonwealth; and provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance may procure consulting expertise for this study and shall submit its findings to the joint committee on public service no later than December 31, 2008
0 200,000

Established appropriation to fund a new study.

 
 


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