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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                         CHAPTER 63--H.F.No. 597
           An act relating to retirement; adding a correctional 
          employees plan member to the state retirement system 
          board; consolidating and eliminating obsolete 
          language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, sections 
          352.03, subdivision 1; and 352B.29. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 352.03, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD; ELECTION; TERM.] The 
policy making function of the system is hereby vested in a board 
of nine 11 members, who shall be known as the board of 
directors, hereinafter called the board.  This board shall 
consist of three members appointed by the governor, one of whom 
shall be a constitutional officer or appointed state official 
and two of whom shall be public members knowledgeable in pension 
matters, four state employees who shall be elected by state 
employees covered by the system excluding employees of the 
transit operating division of the metropolitan transit 
commission and employees on authorized leave of absence from the 
transit operating division who are employed by the labor 
organization which is the exclusive bargaining agent 
representing employees of the transit operating division in 
categories specifically authorized to designate or elect a 
member by this subdivision, one employee of the transit 
operating division of the metropolitan transit commission who 
shall be designated by the executive committee of the labor 
organization which is the exclusive bargaining agent 
representing employees of the transit division, one member of 
the state patrol retirement fund elected by members of that fund 
at a time and in a manner fixed by the board, one employee 
covered by the correctional employees plan elected by employees 
covered by that plan, and one retired employee who shall be 
elected by retired employees at a time and in a manner to be 
fixed by the board.  Two board state employee members, whose 
terms of office shall begin on the first Monday in March next 
succeeding their election, shall be elected biennially.  The 
term of the two board members whose terms expire in 1968 shall 
terminate on the first Monday in March, 1968, and the terms of 
the two board members whose terms expire in 1970 shall terminate 
on the first Monday in March, 1970.  The elected retired board 
member shall serve a term commencing January 1, 1978 and 
terminating on the first Monday in March, 1980.  The transit 
operating division board member shall serve a term commencing 
January 1, 1979, and terminating on the first Monday in March, 
1980.  Thereafter the Elected members of the board so elected 
and the appointed transit operating division member so appointed 
shall hold office for a term of four years, except the retired 
member whose term shall be two years, and until their successors 
are elected or appointed, and have qualified.  A state employee 
on leave of absence shall not be eligible for election or 
re-election to membership on the board of directors; and the 
term of any board member who is on leave for more than six 
months shall automatically terminate upon the expiration of such 
this period. 
     Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 352B.29, is 
amended to read: 
    352B.29 [HIGHWAY PATROLMEN'S RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION; 
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS.] 
    Notwithstanding other provisions of chapters 352 and 352B 
as amended, effective July 1, 1973, all powers, duties, 
responsibilities, books, papers and records of the highway 
patrolmen's retirement association and of the officers of the 
highway patrolmen's retirement association are hereby 
transferred to the Minnesota state retirement system.  The 
officers of the highway patrolmen's retirement association as 
constituted under this chapter as amended are hereby abolished.  
The members of the state patrol retirement association shall 
elect one of their membership to serve as a member of the board 
of directors of the Minnesota state retirement system.  Such 
member shall be in addition to the board of directors as 
constituted under chapter 352 and shall serve for a term of four 
years.  The election of such member shall be at a time and in a 
manner as prescribed by the board.  The chief of the state 
patrol shall serve as the board member until a member is duly 
elected.  
     Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
     This act is effective July 1, 1983, except that the term of 
the correctional employee added to the board by section 1 shall 
commence March 5, 1984. 
    Approved April 28, 1983