20-25-1304. Functions of advisory committee. (1) The commissioner shall consult with the advisory committee before modifying Montana university system group benefits plans or before adjusting employee premium levels.
(2) The advisory committee shall meet at least semiannually to:
(a) review the existing employee group benefits plans;
(b) review claims experience, projections, and problems;
(c) recommend changes in plan design;
(d) recommend employee premium rates; and
(e) advise the commissioner on employee group benefits matters.
(3) The advisory committee is the exclusive means by which collective bargaining agents may participate in the design or modification of group benefits plans and the establishment of employee premium levels.