(1) The board of trustees of a trust carrying out a multiple employer welfare arrangement shall select officers as designated in the articles or bylaws and may appoint persons to act on behalf of the board as the board determines to be necessary for transacting the business of the multiple employer welfare arrangement.
(2) Officers and persons appointed to act on behalf of the board have such authority and may perform such duties in the management of the property and affairs of the trust as may be delegated by the board of trustees.
(3) The board of trustees by bond must secure the fidelity of all officers and persons appointed to act on behalf of the board who handle the funds of the trust. The amount of the bond shall be determined annually. The requirement of this subsection may be satisfied by either of the following, whichever is the greater amount:
(a) By a bond in the amount required by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services for an authorized insurer. To establish the amount, the director shall consider the formula established in the examiner’s handbook of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
(b) By compliance with the bonding requirements set forth in the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 1002, applicable to all fiduciaries as defined therein. [1993 c.615 §11]
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