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609B.455 PUBLIC PENSION; HOMICIDE; BENEFIT LOSS.

Subdivision 1.Scope.

The collateral sanctions discussed in this section are codified in section 356.406.

Subd. 2.Homicide; loss of death benefits.

A person charged with a felony causing the death of a public pension plan member has the entitlement to the pension suspended.

Subd. 3.Forfeiture of survivor benefits upon felony conviction.

A person who is a survivor and convicted of a felony that caused the death of a public pension member forfeits the survivor pension benefit.

Subd. 4.Benefit recovery.

If pension benefits have already been paid, the chief administrative officer of the pension plan must attempt to recover amounts paid.