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Kenneth A. Simpler
State Treasurer


Cash Management Policy Board



Boards Mandate:

The Board’s purposes shall be to establish policies for the investment of all money belonging to the State or on deposit from its political subdivisions, except money deposited in any state pension fund or the State Deferred Compensation Program, and to determine the terms, conditions and other matters relating to those investments including the designation of permissible investments. (Del. Code Title 29 Ch. ยง 2716 Cash Management Policy Board)

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Board Committees

Board members serve on committees to review specific programs, projects, or issues and make recommendations to the Board. Currently, the Board consists of the Investment and Banking Subcommittees. Each Board member serves on at least one committee. Each committee meets quarterly.

 


 

Duties of the Board

In carrying out its purpose to designate permissible investments, the Board shall exercise the judgment and care under the circumstances then prevailing which persons of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs with due regard to the probable income and level of risk from investments of money belonging to the State or its political subdivisions in accordance with the policies established by the Board. In carrying out its purpose to determine the terms, conditions and other matters relating to the investment of money belonging to the State or its political subdivisions, unless the Board shall find it not in the State’s best interest, the Board shall:

  1. Require as a condition to any deposit of such funds in any state or national bank or savings and loan institution that such deposits be continuously and fully secured by direct general obligations of or obligations the payment of the principal and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America or other suitable obligations as determined by the Board;
  2. Require that the selection of financial institutions to provide banking and investment services pursuant to this section be conducted on an open and competitive basis as defined by the Board. It shall be the responsibility of the Board to approve the selection of each of the said financial institutions by a majority vote of the members of the Board. The Board, by a majority vote of its members, shall be responsible for setting the policy as to the allocation between short and long term investments and the allocation of funds to the respective financial institutions selected through the open and competitive process; and
  3. Require that temporary clearing accounts as well as major disbursement accounts be established in a bank or banks whose principal office is located within the State.

 

 


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