2.43.1306 ACTUARIAL RATES AND ASSUMPTIONS
(1) The actuary will present the actuarial data and recommend the board adopt specific rates and assumptions. The board in its discretion will adopt rates and assumptions and publish them in a board policy. The board adopts and incorporates by reference BOARD Admin 09 Actuarial Valuation Assumptions and Methods (approved October 13, 2011) and BOARD Admin 10 Actuarial Equivalence Option Factor Determination (approved June 10, 2010), providing actuarial rates, assumptions, and methods used for valuation and actuarial equivalence purposes. BOARD Admin 09 also contains the early retirement factor tables applicable to PERS, HPORS, and SRS.
(2) MPERA shall maintain a historical file of all rates or assumptions, including the current version. The file shall be open and readily available to the public. Copies of the assumptions and board policies BOARD Admin 09 and BOARD Admin 10 may be obtained from MPERA, 100 North Park Avenue, Suite 200, P.O. Box 200131, Helena, MT 59620-0131, phone 1 (877) 275-7372, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
(3) This rule applies to all systems administered by MPERA, including the VFCA but excluding the deferred compensation (457) plan.
History: 19-2-403, MCA; IMP, 19-2-405, 19-17-107, MCA; NEW, 1986 MAR p. 1454, Eff. 8/29/86; AMD, 1998 MAR p. 920, Eff. 4/17/98; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 1018, Eff. 5/23/08; TRANS, from ARM 2.43.304, 2009 MAR p. 78, Eff. 12/1/08; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1881, Eff. 8/27/10; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 1678, Eff. 8/26/11; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 2800, Eff. 12/23/11.