The board shall acquire the services of an actuary to do all of the following:
(a) Make recommendations to the board for the adoption of actuarial assumptions that, in the aggregate, are reasonably related to the past experience of the plan and reflect the actuary's informed estimate of the future experience.
(b) Make an actuarial investigation of the demographic and economic experience, including the mortality, service, and other experience, of the plan with respect to members and beneficiaries of the Defined Benefit Program; members, beneficiaries, and annuity beneficiaries of the Defined Benefit Supplement Program; and participants and beneficiaries of the Cash Balance Benefit Program.
(c) Make an annual actuarial review of the goals regarding the sufficiency of the Gain and Loss Reserves with respect to the Defined Benefit Supplement Program and the Cash Balance Benefit Program and make recommendations to the board for maintaining a sufficient Gain and Loss Reserves for the Defined Benefit Supplement Program and the Cash Balance Benefit Program.
(d) Recommend to the board the amount, if any, to be transferred to the separate Gain and Loss Reserves from the investment earnings of the plan with respect to the Defined Benefit Supplement Program and the Cash Balance Benefit Program.
(e) At least once every six years with respect to the Defined Benefit Program and annually with respect to the Defined Benefit Supplement Program and the Cash Balance Benefit Program, using actuarial assumptions adopted by the board, perform an actuarial valuation of each program that identifies the assets and liabilities, and report the findings to the board. The report of the actuary on the results of each actuarial valuation shall identify and include the components of normal cost, if applicable, and adequate information to determine the effects of changes in actuarial assumptions. Copies of the report on each actuarial valuation shall be transmitted to the Governor and the Legislature.
(f) Recommend to the board all rates and factors necessary to administer the plan, including, but not limited to, mortality tables, annuity factors, interest rates, and additional earnings credits.
(g) Recommend to the board a strategy for amortizing any unfunded actuarial obligation.
(h) As requested by the board, perform any other actuarial services that may be required for administration of the plan.
(Added by Stats 2000, Ch. 1021, Sec. 14)