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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.