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2016 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

DULUTH TEACHERS RETIREMENT FUND ASSOCIATION (DTRFA)

See also SAINT PAUL TEACHERS RETIREMENT FUND ASSOCIATION (STPTRFA); TEACHERS; TEACHERS RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (TRA)

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2016 16A.055

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.441

Accumulated contributions, abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.65

Accumulated deductions, see Refunds under this topic

Actuarial valuations

Alternative valuations, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.23

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Employee or employer contributions, changes in, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.27

Legislature, rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.22

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.33

Supplemental actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.23

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Administration

Former coordinated program, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.41

Proposed legislation, Minn. Statutes 2016 356B.05

Age of retirement

Mandatory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.21

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.01, 2016 356.403, 2016 356.82

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.65

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Creditors remedies, use, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Estate taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Generally, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Normal retirement annuities, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Optional annuities, see same under this topic

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.441

Reduced retirement annuities, see Early retirement under this topic

Approvals by, disability benefit payments, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.36

Articles of incorporation, defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Assets

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.63

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Assignments, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Attachment, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Audits and examinations, evidence of wrongdoing, reports, Minn. Statutes 2016 6.67

Beneficiaries, payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Optional annuities, lump-sum payments, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.34

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Rollover election, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.65

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Creditors remedies, use, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Estate taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02

Maximum benefit limitations, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.611

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Board of trustees

Designation by, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Members

Defined as fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02

Fiduciaries, see same under this topic

Open meetings, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.08

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.12

Buybacks, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.38

Bylaws, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Certificates and certification, economic interest statements, list of filings, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Certifying to, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Chief administrative officer

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01, 2016 356A.02

Fiduciaries, see same under this topic

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Cofiduciaries

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.10

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.10

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06, 2016 356A.08

Contested cases, adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Continuing education, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.13

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Exclusion by other plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.01

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2016 354.094, 2016 354A.091

Coordinated program, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Coverage by more than one system, see Portability with other retirement plans under this topic

Covered employees, referendum, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2016 355.095

Creditors remedies, annuities or benefits, use, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Data, access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.49

Decedents estates, payments to, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.34, 2016 354A.35, 2016 356.47

Dedicated fund, uses, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.63

Deferred annuities, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.406

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.01

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01, 2016 356A.02, 2016 356A.06

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2016 355.01

Dependent children, survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Disability benefits

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.36

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.87

Disclosure, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.03, 2016 356A.06

Dissolution of marriage

Division of property, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Retirement benefits or rights, information regarding, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.49

Early retirement

Actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2016 352.116

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.30

Coverage by more than one plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.71

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.30

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Employee contributions, see Member contributions under this topic

Employees of the retirement plan, indemnification, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.11

Employer contributions

Changes in, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.27

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.091

Maternity leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2016 355.095

Parental/parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2016 122A.47, 2016 354A.094

Employers

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Contributions, see Employer contributions under this topic

Dissolution, allocation of receivables, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.98

Employing units, see Employers under this topic

Estate taxes, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Execution (creditors remedies), annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Extended leaves of absence

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.091

Higher education supplemental retirement plan members, Minn. Statutes 2016 136F.43

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02

Assets, title, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.09 to 2016 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06, 2016 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.13

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Direct or indirect profits, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.03, 2016 356A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02, 2016 356A.04, 2016 356A.05

Economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.03, 2016 609B.177

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01 to 2016 356A.13

Investment of funds, see same under this topic

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.04

Filing with

Disability benefit applications, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.36

Part-time teaching agreements, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Financial reports

Alternative reports, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.23

Copies, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Former coordinated program, administration, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.41

Former members

Marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.49

Reemployment following termination, improved benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.31

Retirement annuities, benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354.44

Forms

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.63

Retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.09, 2016 356.65

Garnishment, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Governing board of a pension plan, see Board of trustees under this topic

Governing body rules and policies, defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Governmental subdivisions, see Employers under this topic

Heirs, payments to, refunds after death, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Insurance, public employees program, Minn. Statutes 2016 43A.316, 2016 356.87

Interest rates

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.38

Investment of funds

Authorized investments, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.08, 2016 356.64, 2016 356A.06

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02, 2016 356A.06

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Joint and survivor annuities, mandatory, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.12

Leaves of absence

Extended leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 136F.43, 2016 354A.091

Maternity leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Parental/parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Legislative proposals, Minn. Statutes 2016 356B.05

Liability

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.10

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.22

Limitation year, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.611

Loans, authorized real estate investments, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.64

Lump-sum payments, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Retirement annuities, information, completed applications, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Mandatory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.21

Maternity leave, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Meetings, open meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Member contributions

Changes in, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.27

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.091

Federal compensation limits, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.611

Maternity leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Parental/parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Members

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.27

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.406

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.406

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.05

Employment condition, Minn. Statutes 2016 354B.22

Exclusion by other plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 352.01, 2016 353.01, 2016 354.41

Marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.49

Payments to, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Proof of death, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47, 2016 356A.07

Substitute teachers, members acting as, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Municipal charter provisions, defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Municipal ordinance provisions, defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Normal retirement annuities, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Optional annuities

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Information summaries, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Lump-sum payments, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.34

Social Security leveling adjustment option, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.33

Parental/parenting leave, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Part-time teachers

Employee and employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2016 122A.47

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Payments by

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02

Health insurance premiums, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.87

Payments to, health insurance, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.87

Plan documents

Copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.07

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.01

Portability with other retirement plans

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 3A.12

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2016 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.71

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2016 354.60

Unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 352D.12

Postretirement adjustments, lump-sum payments, conversion to monthly annuity, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.431

Prior service contributions, transfer to unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 352D.12

Prior service credit

Purchases, see Maternity leave under this topic

Technical colleges faculty, transfer of coverage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 354B.21

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2016 43A.316, 2016 356.87

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Real property, authority to accept or invest in, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.08

Recommendations by, proposed legislation, Minn. Statutes 2016 356B.05

Records and record keeping

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.02

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.06

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.33

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Reduced retirement annuity, see Early retirement under this topic

Reemployment earnings limitation, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Refunds

Repayment to

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.38

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.441

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 3A.12

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2016 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.71

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.441

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2016 354.50

Unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 352D.12

Service credit termination, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.38

Reports given

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.27

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.23

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.49

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Retirees

Resumption of teaching, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.31

Substitute teachers, employment as, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.21

Technical college system retirees, reemployment earnings limitation, exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.31

Retirement annuities

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.87

MSRS, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 352.115

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

PERA, termination of membership, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.29

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.21

Reemployment earnings limitation, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Retirement benefit accrual rate increase, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.315

Rollover election, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Retirement fund

Credits to, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.65

Disbursements from, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.09

Retirement plan alternatives, technical colleges faculty, Minn. Statutes 2016 354B.21

Rule of 90, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 353.30

Salary, see Compensation and salaries under this topic

Service credit

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.36

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.091

Maternity leave, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Parental or family leave, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.095

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.38

Social Security

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 355.01 to 2016 355.03

Leveling adjustment option, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.33

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.11

Spouses

Retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

State aid

Special direct state aid, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.12

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.12

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2016 356A.12

Substitute teachers

Extended leaves of absence, teaching during, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.091

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Retirees, employment as, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.21

Surviving spouses, payments to, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.47

Survivor benefits

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.406

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.406

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.35

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.87

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.46

Survivors

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.406

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Teachers, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 355.01

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.001

Termination of teaching service

Extended leaves of absence, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.091

Proportionate retirement annuity, entitlement, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.21

Refunds, see same under this topic

Theft or embezzlement from, reporting by employees, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.456

Trustees, see Board of trustees under this topic

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.22

Vesting requirements

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.011

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2016 354A.094

Service credit, see same under this topic

Violations and penalties, fiduciaries, felony violations, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2016 609B.177