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Any person who has been a member of the Minnesota State Retirement System, the Public
Employees Retirement Association including the Public Employees Retirement Association
Police and Fire Fund, the Teachers Retirement Association, the Minnesota State Patrol Retirement
Association, the legislators retirement plan, the constitutional officers retirement plan, the
Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund, the Duluth Teachers Retirement Fund Association
new law coordinated program, the St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association coordinated
program, or any other public employee retirement system in the state of Minnesota having a
like provision but excluding all other funds providing retirement benefits for police officers or
firefighters shall be entitled when qualified to an annuity from each fund if the person's total
allowable service in all of the funds or in any two or more of the funds totals three or more years,
provided that no portion of the allowable service upon which the retirement annuity from one
fund is based is used again in the computation for a retirement annuity from another fund and
provided further that the person has not taken a refund from any of funds or associations since the
person's membership in the fund or association has terminated. The annuity from each fund or
association shall be determined by the appropriate provisions of the law governing each fund or
association, except that the requirement that a person must have at least three years of allowable
service in the respective fund or association shall not apply for the purposes of this section,
provided that the aggregate service in two or more of these funds equals three or more years.
History: 1979 c 217 s 24; 1981 c 37 s 2; 1981 c 269 s 7; 1981 c 298 s 11; 1987 c 372 art 9 s
34; 1989 c 319 art 13 s 89; 2006 c 277 art 3 s 28

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