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2019 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

See also LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS; PUBLIC EMPLOYEES POLICE AND FIRE FUND

Accounting and bookkeeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Accumulated contributions, abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.65

Active service, resumption

Credit for uniformed service break, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.003, 2019 424A.021

Repayment of service pension, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Actuarial valuations

Actuarial assumptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.215

Bylaws or articles of incorporation, amendments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.093

Financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Present value, single life annuity, rate conversion to, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Special fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.093

Administration

Consolidating relief associations, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.06

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Age of retirement, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Ancillary benefits

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Governing provisions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Annual funding requirements, shortfall, Minn. Statutes 2019 69.041

Annuities, see Service pensions under this topic

Appeals, state aid disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Appropriations to, withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Articles of incorporation

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Ancillary benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.03

Service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015, 2019 424A.02

Assets

Consolidating relief associations, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.06

Dissolution of association, disposition of assets, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.63

Service pensions, payment of, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Assignments, service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Attachment, service pensions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 550.37

Audits and examinations

Evidence of wrongdoing, reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.67

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20, 2019 424A.014

Reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.495, 2019 6.72

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.495

Beneficiaries, payments to, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Benefit trust fund, dissolution without consolidation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.65

Ancillary benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001, 2019 424A.016

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.05

Dissolution of marriage, division of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Funeral benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes, liens or levies for, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 277.20, 2019 277.21

Present value, single life annuity, rate conversion to, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Prorated service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Spousal maintenance and child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Supplemental benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.10

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001, 2019 424A.016, 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.05

Boards of trustees

Consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.03, 2019 424B.04

Fiduciary duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Members, officers, elections, terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Resolutions by, consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.02

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, approval, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Bylaws

Access, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016, 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Boards of trustees, members, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.03

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Governing provisions, service pensions and ancillary benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Certificates and certification

Financial requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Flexible service pension maximums, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Minimum municipal obligation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Special fund, financial requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Timing of reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Combined service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Consolidations

Administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.09

Authorized, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.02

Defined benefit relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.10

Defined contribution relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.11

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.01

General expenses, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.09

General fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.05, 2019 424B.07, 2019 424B.09

Governance of consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.04

Minimum municipal obligations, allocation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.10

Mixed consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.12

Prior relief associations, termination, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.08

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.02

Service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.10

Special fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.05, 2019 424B.06, 2019 424B.09

Subsequent relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.01, 2019 424B.03

Transfers of administration, records, assets, and liabilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.06

Consultants, hiring or contracting with, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Copies, bylaws, amendments, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Costs, payment, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Creditors remedies, service pensions, use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 550.37

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.63

Deferred compensation plan, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Deferred members, accrued liability, determination, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092

Deferred service pensions

Credit for uniformed service break, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.021

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Defined benefit relief associations

Consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.10, 2019 424B.12

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Identification as, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.002

Defined contribution lump-sum service pensions, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Defined contribution relief associations

Consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.11, 2019 424B.12

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015, 2019 424A.016

Identification as, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.002

Defined contribution trusts, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Definitions

Dissolutions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001, 2019 424A.02

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Tort liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 466.01

Disability benefits

Former members, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Inactive members, payment to, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Payment authorization, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Disclosure, financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Dissolution of marriage, division of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Dissolutions

Annuity purchases, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.21

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.01

Dissolution without consolidation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

District firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Donations, authority to accept, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.631

Early retirement, reduced service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Emergency medical personnel, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.01, 2019 424A.10

Employers, dissolution, allocation of receivables, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.98

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.25

Estate taxes, service pensions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Exclusions from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.01

Execution (creditors remedies), service pensions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015, 2019 424A.02

Existing associations, continuation authorized, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.002

Fees, dues, and assessments, payment authorization, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Fiduciary duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Filing with

Consolidation resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.02

Lump-sum service pensions, applications for installment payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Financial reports, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Financial requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Financing Guidelines Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091 to 2019 424A.096

Fire departments, boards of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Fire state aid

Special account, Minn. Statutes 2019 69.031, 2019 424A.08

Voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 477B.04

Fiscal year, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Funds and accounts

Consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.01 to 2019 424B.10

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.63

Defined contribution lump-sum service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Fire state aid special account, Minn. Statutes 2019 69.031, 2019 424A.08

General fund, see same under this topic

Special fund, see same under this topic

Theft or embezzlement from, reporting by employees, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.456

Voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 477B.04

Gambling licenses, see Organizations under GAMBLING

Garnishment, service pensions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015, 2019 424A.02, 2019 550.37

General fund

Consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.05, 2019 424B.07, 2019 424B.09

Credits to, abandoned contributions, annuities, or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.65

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.06

Gifts and bequests, authority to accept, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.631

Hearings, consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.02

Incorporation, new relief associations, following consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.03

Individual accounts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Individual retirement account transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Insurance, public employees program, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Interest rates, lump-sum service pensions, installment payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.092

Investment of funds

Authorized investments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.095

Credit for uniformed service break, investment returns from, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.021

General fund assets, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.06

Income, crediting to special fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.06

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.496, 2019 356.219

Special fund assets, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Legal obligations, nonbenefit legal obligations, dissolution without consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Liability

Consolidating relief associations, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.06

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.093

Life insurance death benefits, authority to accept, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.631

Lump-sum service pensions

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.093

Dissolution of association, disposition of assets, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Generally, see VOLUNTARY STATEWIDE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT PLAN

Income tax exclusion, supplemental benefits in lieu of, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.10

Installment payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.092

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.092

Nonprofit firefighting corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.094

Special fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092

Supplemental benefits, entitlement, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.10

Mail and mailing, retirement annuities, information, completed applications, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Members

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Deferred members, accrued liability determination, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.01

Inactive members, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Membership start date, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Notice received, consolidation resolution, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.02

Reports received, financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Mergers, gambling licenses, see Organizations under GAMBLING

Monthly service pensions

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.093

Nonprofit firefighting corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.094

Trusts, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Municipal contributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091 to 2019 424A.093

Municipalities

Applicable municipality, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.01

Approvals by, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17, 2019 424A.02, 2019 424B.02

Boards of trustees, memberships, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Delegation of duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Dissolution of relief association without consolidation, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Minimum obligation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Municipalities without relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 477B.04

Municipalities without relief associations, fire state aid, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.08

Noncompliance, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091

Notice received, state aid disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.08, 2019 424A.092

Property taxes, using for municipal contributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091 to 2019 424A.093

New associations

Establishment authorized, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.002

Incorporation following consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.03

Nonprofit firefighting corporations

Approvals by, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17, 2019 424A.02

Boards of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Defined as fire department, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001

Delegation of duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Emergency medical personnel, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.01

Fiduciary duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Fire prevention personnel, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.094

Relief association, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.07

Officers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Payments by

Former members, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Health insurance premiums, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Payments to, health insurance, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Postretirement adjustments, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Prior relief associations, termination, following consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.08

Property taxes, revenues, using for municipal contributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091 to 2019 424A.093

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Records and record keeping

Consolidating relief associations, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.06

Dissolution without consolidation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

General fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.06

Special fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Reduced service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Reports given

Audit reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.495, 2019 6.72

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.496, 2019 356.219

Revenue Department, financial compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.495

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.496, 2019 353G.17, 2019 356.219

Timing of reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Resumption of active service

Credit for uniformed service break, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.021

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.01

Separation from active service, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.001, 2019 424A.003, 2019 424A.01, 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.021, 2019 424A.092

Service pensions

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.65

Annuity contract purchases, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Annuity purchases, dissolution without consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.21

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 550.37

Combined service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Consolidated relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.10

Creditors remedies, use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 550.37

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 16D.16

Defined contribution lump-sum service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Defined contributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Dissolution without consolidation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.03

Garnishment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015, 2019 424A.02, 2019 550.37

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015, 2019 424A.016, 2019 424A.02

Governing provisions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Installment payments authorized, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Lump-sum service pensions, see same under this topic

Monthly service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.093, 2019 424A.094

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.05

Prorated service pensions, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Reemployed retired members, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.04

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016

Uniform payment requirement, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.03

Vesting schedules, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.016, 2019 424A.02

Social Security benefits, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 355.07

Special fund

Accrued liability, determination, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.093

Administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Assets, investment, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Boards of trustees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17, 2019 424A.02

Consolidating relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.05, 2019 424B.06, 2019 424B.09

Deposits to, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05, 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.10

Dissolution without consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.20

Erroneous deposits, correction, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Financial requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Minimum municipal obligation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.092, 2019 424A.093

Payments from, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.05, 2019 424A.10

Records, access, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, pension liabilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Treasurer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Spouses, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

State aid

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.03, 2019 424A.091

Fire state aid

Apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2019 477B.03

Payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 477B.04

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2019 477B.02

Fire state aid special account, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Minimum allocation amount, Minn. Statutes 2019 69.021

Municipal contributions, using for, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091

Municipalities without relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.08

Post-1999 relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2019 69.021

Withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.496, 2019 353G.17, 2019 424A.091, 2019 424A.092

Successor relief associations

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.20

Procedures following consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2019 424B.03

Supplemental benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.10

Survivor benefits

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Bylaws, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406, 2019 424A.001

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.87

Payment authorization, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05

Supplemental benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.10

Trusts, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Theft or embezzlement from, reporting by employees, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.456

Transfer of assets from retirement plan, duties, rights and obligations, Minn. Statutes 2019 353G.17

Transfers, deferred compensation plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.015

Treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.05, 2019 424A.06

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.093

Uniformed service credit, provision for, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.003, 2019 424A.021

Violations and penalties

Bylaws, copies of amendments, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

State aid

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02, 2019 424A.03, 2019 424A.091

Withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Volunteer Firefighters' Relief Association Financing Guidelines Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.091 to 2019 424A.096

Waivers

Inactive members, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 424A.02

State aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219