The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 26, 2011
Pension reporting tweaks clear California Legislature

110826 Fletcher sm.JPGA Republican-authored measure that changes CalPERS' reporting requirements to the Legislature is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk.

AB 1247, tweaks fund reporting requirements that were enacted as part of the 2010-11 budget package. The changes include limiting the report's scope to state employee pension plans and eliminating a requirement that the state treasurer publicly assess the reasonableness of CalPERS' contribution rate calculations.

Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, R-San Diego, wrote the bill. It cleared the Legislature without a single dissenting vote. Fletcher is running for San Diego mayor next year.

IMAGE: Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher /

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