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353.46 SAVINGS CLAUSES.

Subdivision 1.

[Repealed, 1981 c 180 s 18]

Subd. 1a.Purchase of allowable service; annuity.

A person who purchased allowable service in the Public Employees Retirement Association for a period of time including June 30, 1957, but was not in fact a member of the association on June 30, 1957, shall not be entitled to receive retirement annuity computed under Minnesota Statutes 1971, section 353.46, subdivision 1. This section shall have retroactive application to any such person receiving or found eligible by the district court to receive benefits calculated under Minnesota Statutes 1971, section 353.46, subdivision 1.

Subd. 2.Rights of deferred annuitant.

The right of a deferred annuitant or other former member to receive an annuity under the law in effect at the time such person terminated public service is herein preserved; provided, however, the provisions of section 353.71, subdivision 2, as amended by Laws 1973, chapter 753 shall apply to a deferred annuitant or other former member who first begins receiving an annuity after July 1, 1973.

Subd. 3.

[Repealed, 1977 c 429 s 65]

Subd. 4.

[Repealed, 1Sp2005 c 8 art 10 s 81]

Subd. 5.

[Repealed, 1973 c 753 s 85]

Subd. 6.Computation of benefits for certain coordinated members.

Any coordinated member who prior to July 1, 1979 was a member of the coordinated program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund and who prior to July 1, 1978 was a member of the basic program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund shall:

(1) be entitled to receive a retirement annuity when otherwise qualified, the calculation of which shall utilize the formula accrual rates specified in section 422A.15, subdivision 1, for that portion of credited service which was rendered prior to July 1, 1978, and the formula accrual rates specified in section 353.29, subdivision 3, for the remainder of credited service, both applied to the average salary as specified in section 353.29, subdivision 2. The formula accrual rates to be used in calculating the retirement annuity shall recognize the service after July 1, 1978 as a member of the coordinated program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund and after July 1, 1979 as a member of the Public Employees Retirement Association as a continuation of service rendered prior to July 1, 1978. The annuity amount attributable to service as a member of the basic program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund shall be payable by the Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund and the annuity amount attributable to all other service shall be payable by the Public Employees Retirement Association;

(2) retain eligibility when otherwise qualified for a disability benefit from the Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund until July 1, 1982, notwithstanding coverage by the Public Employees Retirement Association, if the member has or would, without the transfer of retirement coverage from the basic program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund to the coordinated program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund or from the coordinated program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund to the public employees retirement fund, have sufficient credited service prior to January 1, 1983, to meet the minimum service requirements for a disability benefit pursuant to section 422A.18. The disability benefit amount attributable to service as a member of the basic program of the Minneapolis Municipal Employees Retirement Fund shall be payable by the Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund and the disability benefit amount attributable to all other service shall be payable by the Public Employees Retirement Association.