Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle (from Bladen St.), Annapolis, Maryland, July 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Appointed by Governor: Thurman W. Zollicoffer, Jr., Esq.
Appointed by Senate President: Edward J. Kasemeyer; Donald F. Munson; Jane Ross, Ph.D.; one vacancy.
Appointed by House Speaker: Susan L. M. Aumann; Mary-Dulany James; Guy J. Guzzone; Murray D. Levy.
Ex officio: Peter V. R. Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland; Nancy K. Kopp, State Treasurer; T. Eloise Foster, Secretary of Budget & Management; R. Dean Kenderdine, Executive Director, State Retirement & Pension System; William E. Kirwan, Ph.D., Chancellor, University System of Maryland.
Staff: Anne E. Gawthrop; Michael C. Rubenstein.
Final Report to Governor & General Assembly due Dec. 31, 2009 (Chapters 228 & 229, Acts of 2008).
Authorized in July 2006, the Blue Ribbon Commission to Study Retiree Health-Care Funding Options organized in 2007 (Chapter 433, Acts of 2006). The legal obligations of the State to provide retiree health benefits will be studied by the Commission. In addition, the Commission is to hire an actuarial consulting firm to commission an actuarial valuation that shows the State's annual required contribution toward retiree health care.
Authorization for the Commission expires June 30, 2010 (Chapters 228 & 229, Acts of 2008).
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