Fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund
(1)The board shall be the trustee of the fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund subject to the members’ allocation of moneys in their accounts to the alternatives offered by the board. A member who exercises control over the plan assets in the members’ account shall not be deemed to be a fiduciary by reason of such exercise of control, and the board shall not be liable for any loss that results from such exercise of control.
(2)The board shall designate one or more financial institutions as custodians of the fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund. All moneys paid or transmitted to the custodian shall be credited to appropriate accounts in the fund, and the custodian shall maintain a current inventory of all investments of the fund.
(3)Disbursements from the fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund shall be made, subject to the approval of the board, only for payment of the expenses of the association in connection with the administration of the fund, refunds to the members, benefits, and investment purposes.
(4)Intentionally left blank —Ed.
(a)The board may allow a member to exercise control of the investment of part or all of the member’s accrued benefit under the member’s plan. In allowing a member to exercise such control, the board shall:
(I)Select at least three investment alternatives, each of which is diversified in itself, that allow the member a broad range of investments and a meaningful choice between risk and return in the investment of the member’s accrued benefit;
(II)Allow the member to change investments at least once each calendar quarter; and
(III)Provide the member with information describing the investment alternatives, the nature, investment performance, fees, and expenses of investment alternatives, and other information to enable a member to make informed investment decisions.
(b)The board shall adopt rules governing the calculation and allocation of earnings and losses under the various investment alternatives that it may offer, the transfer of assets between funds under each alternative, the allocation of a member’s account between investment alternatives, and such other matters as may be necessary to its administration and management of the fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund created pursuant to this section.
(5)Any provider of investment products that contracts with the board shall be held to the standard of conduct set forth in paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of this section with respect to those functions over which the provider has substantial discretion. The board is authorized to take such steps, including but not limited to making contract amendments, as are required to accomplish the provisions of this subsection (5).
(6)The board shall submit an annual audit of the fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund to the general assembly and the annual audit of the fund to each employer. Each employer shall make the audit available for review by its members.
Section 31-31-303 — Fire and police members’ self-directed investment fund - management - investment,
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