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2019 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT PLAN

See also STATE EMPLOYEES

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2019 16A.055

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.441

Accrued annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.01, 2019 352D.06

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

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635, 2019 356A.07

Administration

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.01, 2019 352D.09

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.03

Age of retirement

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.302

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.05

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2019 353.01, 2019 356.403

Annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.65

Accrued annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.01

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.115

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

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

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Early retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.116

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.06, 2019 352D.09

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.461

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Payment, date, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.40

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.441

Repayment, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.40

Appropriations to, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Assets

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.63

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Unneeded assets, certification, Minn. Statutes 2019 11A.23

Beneficiaries, payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.07

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.302, 2019 356.303

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.065, 2019 356.302, 2019 356.46

Distribution, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.02

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Payment, date, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.40

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

Subpoena authority, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.303

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.12

Buybacks

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.11, 2019 356.30

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.05, 2019 352D.12

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50

Service credit purchase procedures, strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.195

Certificates and certification, economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Chief administrative officer, duties, see Executive director under MINNESOTA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSRS)

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.01, 2019 356A.10, 2019 356A.12

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.302

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.303

Compensation and salaries, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06, 2019 356A.08

Contested cases, adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.07

Continuing education, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.13

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 354.094

Retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2019 353.01

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.07

Coverage by more than one system, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.085, 2019 352D.12

Covered employees

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.015, 2019 356.406, 2019 356A.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.49

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.551

Payments to, benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Potential positions, evaluation, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.91

Proof of death, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Referendum, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 355.095

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09, 2019 356.62, 2019 356A.07

Covered governmental entity, see Employers under this topic

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Data, access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.49

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Decedents estates, payments to, death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Dedicated fund

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

Uses, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.63

Deferred annuities, combined service annuities, augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Definitions

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.015

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.635

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.01, 2019 356A.06

Retirement annuity application procedure, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Disability benefits

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.302

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.065

Wrongful discharges, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50

Disclosure, fiduciaries

Felony convictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Dissolution of marriage

Optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.48

Retirement benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.49

Donations, authority to accept, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.631

Early retirement, actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.116

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Employee contributions

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04, 2019 352D.11

Deductions for administrative costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.015

Eligibility for coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Employers, pick up after 1982, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.62

Judges with excess service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04, 2019 490.123

Legislators, per diem payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.62

Salary savings leave, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.49

Transfer of shares to general state employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.06

Transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50

Employer contributions

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04, 2019 352D.11

Deductions for administrative costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09

Defined as shares, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.015

Eligibility for coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 355.095

Transfer of shares to general state employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.06

Transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50

Employers

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.07

Contributions, see Employer contributions under this topic

Dissolution, allocation of receivables, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.98

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.551

Proof of employment for prior service credit purchase, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.11

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50, 2019 356.62

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.01

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.02

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.09 to 2019 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06, 2019 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.13

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.03, 2019 356A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09, 2019 356A.02, 2019 356A.04, 2019 356A.05

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.03, 2019 609B.177

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.01 to 2019 356A.13

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.02, 2019 356A.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.04

Filing with, optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.48

Financial reports, copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.07

Former members, marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.49

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.63

Small balance accounts, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09

Valuation of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.05, 2019 352D.06

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

Governing board of a pension plan, see Board of directors under MINNESOTA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSRS)

Governing body rules and policies, defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.01

Information services, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.97

Insurance or insurance companies law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.16

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.59

Investment of funds

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.02, 2019 356A.06

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 11A.23, 2019 352D.04

Options, see Accounts under SUPPLEMENTAL INVESTMENT FUND

Participant investment responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.646

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.12

Liability, cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.10

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

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Retirement annuities, information, completed applications, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

Meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Members, see Covered employees under this topic

Normal retirement annuities, see Annuities under this topic

Optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.48

Payments by

Administrative fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.02

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02, 2019 352D.04

Plan documents, copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.07

Portability with other retirement plans

Transfer of prior service contributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.12

Vesting portability, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.085

Postretirement adjustments

Annuity benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.06

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.415

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Potential employment positions, evaluation for inclusion in, Minn. Statutes 2019 352.91

Prior service contributions, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.12

Prior service credit, purchases

Chief administrative officer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.551

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.11

Payment amount, determination, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.11, 2019 356.551

Post-July 1, 2003, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.551

Reserves, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.195

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Records and record keeping

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.02

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Refunds

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Excess employee contributions after transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.05, 2019 352D.09

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.59

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.05, 2019 352D.12

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.441

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.59

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.441

Reports given

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.49

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Reserves, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Retirement annuities, see Annuities under this topic

Retirement plan alternatives

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Legislators, Minn. Statutes 2019 3A.07, 2019 352D.02

Salary savings leave, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.49

Service credit

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.30

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.302, 2019 356.303

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.44

Purchase procedures, strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.195

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.44

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50

Spouses, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.46

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

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.12

Subpoenas, overpayment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Supplemental investment fund

Employee selection or default alternative, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.04

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.09

Prior service credit purchase, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.11

Purchase of shares, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02 to 2019 352D.04

Redemption of shares, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.05, 2019 352D.09

Transfer of shares to general state employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.06

Surviving child, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.303

Surviving spouse coverage term certain, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Surviving spouses, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.303

Survivor benefits

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

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Overpayment of benefits, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.401

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.075

Simultaneous payment of retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.40

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.001

Transfer of position to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Vesting requirements

Portability with other retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.085

Service credit, see same under this topic

Transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2019 352D.02

Violations and penalties

Fiduciaries, felony violations, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2019 609B.177

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2019 356A.06

Surviving beneficiaries, causing member's death, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.406

Waivers, state aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.219

Withdrawals, see Refunds under this topic

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.50