November 2020 Committee on School Finance/Permanent School Fund Item 8
Proposed Amendments to the Investment Procedures Manual
November 20, 2020
COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL FINANCE/PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND: ACTION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: CONSENT
SUMMARY: This item provides an opportunity for the committee and board to review and adopt proposed amendments to Section D, Strategic Asset Allocation Plan, Section E, Asset Allocation Rebalancing Procedure, Section F, Standards of Performance of the Investment Procedures Manual.
The Texas Constitution, Article VII, §2 and §5 establish the permanent school fund, the assets that comprise the permanent school fund, the bond guarantee program, the available school fund, and authorize the State Board of Education (SBOE) to manage and invest the permanent school fund in accordance with the prudent person standard.
19 TAC Chapter 33 codifies administrative rules that provide a statement of investment objectives, policies, and guidelines of the Texas Permanent School Fund and Bond Guarantee Program as adopted by the SBOE.
The full text of statutory citations can be found in the statutory authority section of this agenda.
PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION: The board adopted the Texas Permanent School Fund Investment Procedures Manual on January 24, 1995. The board last revised the manual in September 2020.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND JUSTIFICATION: None.
Staff Member Responsible:
Holland Timmins, Executive Administrator and Chief Investment Officer, Texas Permanent School Fund