Alaska Statutes.
Title 39. Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 45. Public Employees' Deferred Compensation Program
Section 30. Investment Authority.
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AS 39.45.030. Investment Authority.

(a) The Alaska Retirement Management Board is authorized, subject to contracts with individual employees, to invest the funds held under a deferred compensation program. The board has the same powers and duties concerning the management and investment in regard to those funds as are provided under AS 37.10.220 .

(b) [Repealed, Sec. 24 ch 31 SLA 1992].

(c) The board may provide a range of investment options and permit a participant or beneficiary of the program to exercise control over the assets in the individual's account. If the board offers investment options, and if a participant or beneficiary exercises control over the assets in the individual's account,

(1) the participant or beneficiary is not considered a fiduciary for any reason on the basis of exercising that control; and

(2) a person who is otherwise a fiduciary is not liable under this section for any loss, or by reason of any breach, that results from the individual's exercise of control.

(d) If the board is considering entering into a contract or modifying an existing contract concerning the management or investment of funds of the deferred compensation program, the board shall consult with the commissioner of administration before making a decision on the issue.

(e) The board shall develop a contingency plan that addresses the board's response to possible future investment problems.

(f) Except to the extent clearly set out in the terms of the plan document offered by the employer to the employee, the employer is not liable to the employee for investment losses if the prudent investment standard has been met.

(g) In this section, "board" means the Alaska Retirement Management Board.

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