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                            CHAPTER 463-H.F.No. 985 
                  An act relating to retirement; public employees police 
                  and fire fund; modifying the disability benefit 
                  limitation for reemployed disabilitants; amending 
                  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 353.656, subdivision 
                  4. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 353.656, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [LIMITATION ON DISABILITY BENEFIT PAYMENTS.] (a) 
        No member shall is entitled to receive any a disability benefit 
        payment when there remains to the member's credit unused annual 
        leave or sick leave or under any other circumstances when, 
        during the period of disability, there has been no impairment of 
        the person's salary.  Should the as a police officer or a 
        firefighter, whichever applies.  
           (b) If a disabled member resume resumes a gainful 
        occupation with earnings less than the disabilitant reemployment 
        earnings limit, the amount of the disability benefit must be 
        reduced as provided in this paragraph.  The disabilitant 
        reemployment earnings limit is the greater of: 
           (1) the salary earned at the date of disability; or 
           (2) 125 percent of the salary currently paid by the 
        employing governmental subdivision for similar positions, the 
        association shall continue.  
           The disability benefit in an must be reduced by one dollar 
        for each three dollars by which the total amount which when 
        added to of the current disability benefit, any workers' 
        compensation benefits, and actual earnings does not exceed the 
        salary earned at the date of disability or the salary currently 
        paid for similar positions, whichever is higher greater 
        disabilitant reemployment earnings limit.  In no event may the 
        disability benefit as adjusted under this subdivision exceed the 
        disability benefit originally allowed.  In the event that the 
        total amount is higher, the executive director shall reduce the 
        disability benefit by the amount of the excess. 
           Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor April 14, 1994 
           Signed by the governor April 18, 1994, 3:17 p.m.