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CHAPTER 499-H.F.No. 2670 An act relating to retirement; adding Hennepin county paramedics and emergency medical technicians to membership in the public employees police and fire fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 353.64, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 353.64, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 10. [PENSION COVERAGE FOR HENNEPIN COUNTY PARAMEDICS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS.] An employee of Hennepin county who is: (1) certified as a paramedic or emergency medical technician by the state under section 144.804, subdivision 3; (2) employed full time as a paramedic or emergency medical technician by Hennepin county on or after the effective date specified in section 2; and (3) not eligible after the effective date under section 2 for coverage under the agreement signed between the state and the secretary of the federal Department of Health and Human Services making the provisions of the federal Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance applicable to paramedics and emergency medical technicians because the person's position is excluded after that date from application under United State Code, title 42, sections 418(d)(5)(A) and 418(d)(8)(D), and section 355.07; is a member of the public employees police and fire fund under sections 353.63 to 353.68. Hennepin county shall deduct the employee contribution from the salary of each full-time Hennepin county paramedic and emergency medical technician as required by section 353.65, subdivision 2, shall make the employer contribution for each full-time Hennepin county paramedic and emergency medical technician as required by section 353.65, subdivision 3, and shall meet the employer recording and reporting requirements in section 353.65, subdivision 4. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective on the first of the month next following: (1) receipt of an affirmative written determination from the Secretary of the federal Department of Health and Human Services of ineligibility for coverage under the federal old age, survivors, and disability insurance; and (2) approval by the Hennepin county board and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021. Presented to the governor April 20, 1994 Signed by the governor April 22, 1994, 1:52 p.m.