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File #: 2017-2266    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 12/8/2017 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/28/2017
Enactment date: 12/28/2017 Enactment #: 869
Effective date: 12/28/2017    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution number 1028 of 1994, entitled "Authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the Workers' Compensation Commutation Trust Fund (WCCTF), Index Code 254938, for the deposit of monies received from the state of Pennsylvania for favorable decisions received in litigation (Supersedeas) and monies received when the City is successful in a lawsuit against a negligent third party (Subrogation). Expenditures from this trust will consist of payments to individuals for settlement of their workers' compensation claim, surveillance, vocational rehabilitation, outplacement and other miscellaneous services related to Workers' Compensation management as approved by the Director of Finance." in order to allow transfers from the WCCTF to the Workers Compensation VEBA Account.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor
Indexes: TRUST FUND
Attachments: 1. 2017-2266 FIS Workers Comp TFs to VEBA
Title
Resolution amending Resolution number 1028 of 1994, entitled "Authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the Workers' Compensation Commutation Trust Fund (WCCTF), Index Code 254938, for the deposit of monies received from the state of Pennsylvania for favorable decisions received in litigation (Supersedeas) and monies received when the City is successful in a lawsuit against a negligent third party (Subrogation). Expenditures from this trust will consist of payments to individuals for settlement of their workers' compensation claim, surveillance, vocational rehabilitation, outplacement and other miscellaneous services related to Workers' Compensation management as approved by the Director of Finance." in order to allow transfers from the WCCTF to the Workers Compensation VEBA Account.

Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. Resolution number 1028 of 1994, entitled "Authorizing and directing the City Controller to create a special trust fund, to be designated as the Workers' Compensation Commutation Trust Fund (WCCTF), Index Code 254938, for the deposit of monies received from the state of Pennsylvania for favorable decisions received in litigation (Supersedeas) and monies received when the City is successful in a lawsuit against a negligent third party (Subrogation). Expenditures from this trust will consist of payments to individuals for settlement of their workers' compensation claim, surveillance, vocational rehabilitation, outplacement and other miscellaneous services related to Workers' Compensation management as approved by the Director of Finance." is hereby amended to transfer control of the Trust Fund from the Department of Finance to the Department of Human Resources, and to add a Section 2 as follows:

Section 1. The City Controller is hereby authorized and directed to create a special Trust Fund to be designated as the Workers' Compensation Co...

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