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TEACHERS RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (TRA)

See also DULUTH TEACHERS RETIREMENT FUND ASSOCIATION (DTRFA); MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS RETIREMENT FUND ASSOCIATION (MTRFA); SAINT PAUL TEACHERS RETIREMENT FUND ASSOCIATION (STPTRFA)

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.055, 2004 356.20, 2004 356.215

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.441

Accumulated contributions

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.65

Accumulated deductions

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Payment after death, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.47

Actuarial valuations

Actuarial equivalent, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Alternative valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.23

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.07

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.214

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356.215

Financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.214, 2004 356.215

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.22

Legislature, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.22

Mortality tables, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35, 2004 354.45

Quadrennial projection valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.055, 2004 356.215

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.215

Supplemental actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.23

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Actuaries

Actuarial valuations, see same under this topic

Approved actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.214, 2004 356.215

Approved actuary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.214

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.214

Administration building, acquisition and construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.10

Administration

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.215

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Proposed legislation, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.05

Rulemaking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Administrative services

Consolidation with other pension plans, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.10

Administrator's normal work year, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Age of retirement

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Normal retirement age

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01, 2004 354.05, 2004 354A.011

Social Security Act, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.403, 2004 356.82

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.32

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Agreements by, administration building

Acquisition and construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.10

Annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.65

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Automatic deposit to financial institutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Bounce back annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Creditors remedies, use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45 to 2004 354.465

Normal retirement annuities, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Optional annuities, see same under this topic

Overpayment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.10

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.44, 2004 356.40

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.32

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.441

Retirement annuities, see same under this topic

Supplemental retirement annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.58

Answers, appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Appeals, benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Application of law

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Annuities, postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.63

Board of trustees, open meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.08

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Covered salary limitation, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.611

Deferred annuities augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46, 2004 354.55

Employee contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.62

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Reemployment earnings limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 354.445

Successor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20, 2004 356.215

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Appropriations to, withholding

Investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Approvals by

Benefit payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07, 2004 354.48

Flexible or alternate work schedule, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.091

Interim superintendents, earnings limitation exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Investment Board, sales of securities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Membership applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Mortality table, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Prior service credit, installment payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Withdrawals, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Assets

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215, 2004 356.219, 2004 356.63

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.63

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Market valuation method, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Assignments, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Assistant executive directors, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Attachment, annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Attorney general, counsel for, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Audits and examinations

Field audits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20

Retirement annuities, computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Basic members

Contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Retirement annuities, computation for combined service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.33

Supplementary disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Beneficiaries

Changes or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.63

Death, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Designated beneficiary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 354.46

Designation procedure, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Payments to, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45 to 2004 354.47, 2004 356.001, 2004 356.42

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.65

Armed forces members, active service, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.183

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Automatic deposit to financial institutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.07

Charter school teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 124D.10

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302, 2004 356.303

Creditors remedies, use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356A.01

Direct payment to public long-term care facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.635

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.02

Increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 354.55

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.635

Maximum benefit limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.611

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Overpayment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.10

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07, 2004 354.44, 2004 356.40

Recipients, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Reduced benefits option, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Supplementary disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Board of trustees

Candidates for office, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Designation by, depositories for assets not held by custodian banks, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07

Executive director, election of, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Members

Coordinated members, restriction, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Defined as fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.02

Election of, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Fiduciaries, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Teachers union representatives, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Open meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.08

President, election of, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Vacancies, filling, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Bounce back annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.12

Remedies, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.09

Budgets, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Building, bonds for

Revenue obligations, contract claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 3.751

Buybacks

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.50

Bylaws

Defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Certificates and certification

Economic interest statements, list of filings, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Funds available for investment, Minn. Statutes 2004 11A.23, 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07

Payroll deductions, shortages, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Certifying to

Disability benefit applicants, employment status, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Interim superintendents, earnings limitation exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092 to 2004 354.096

Optional annuity beneficiaries, death, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Satisfactory certification, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Certiorari

Appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Charter school teaching service, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Chief administrative officer, duties, see Executive director under this topic

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01, 2004 356A.10, 2004 356A.12

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.303

Compensation and salaries

Armed forces members, active service, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.183

Average salary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Covered salary, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 356.611

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 354.44, 2004 356.302, 2004 356.303, 2004 356.611

Directors, trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06, 2004 356A.08

Independent contractors, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Consulting, quadrennial projection valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Contested cases

Adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.07

Appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Continuing education, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.13

Contracts

Electronic data processing services, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Revenue obligations, retirement system building, Minn. Statutes 2004 3.751

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Coordinated members

Board of trustees, membership restriction, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 354.42

Coverage, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.39

Covered salary, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53

Minnesota Association of School Administrators, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Association of School Principals, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Education Association, employees or officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota federation of teachers, employees or officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Optional accelerated retirement annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Reemployment earnings limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Retirement annuities, computation for combined service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.33

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.07

Coverage by more than one system, see Portability with other retirement plans under this topic

Covered governmental entity

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Duties, see Employers under this topic

Creditors remedies

Annuities or benefits, use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Credits to

Abandoned contributions, annuities, or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.65

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Data

Access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.49

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.63

Decedents estates

Payments to, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10, 2004 354.45 to 2004 354.47, 2004 356.42

Dedicated fund, uses, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.63

Deferred annuities

Augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 354B.26, 2004 354D.04, 2004 356.30

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.49

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Benefit termination or denial, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302, 2004 356.303

Employee contribution pick up, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.62

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.406

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Retirement annuity application procedure, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.46

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2004 355.01

Dependent children

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Disability benefits

Accrual, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Adjustments, certain recipients, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.41

Amount, computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Average salary, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Board of trustees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356.46

Discontinuation of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Employment status, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Formula annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.87

Increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 354.55

Indefinite duration, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Maximum amount, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Medical advisor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Medical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07, 2004 354.48

Medical leave, payment during, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Normal retirement age status, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Offsets, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.021, 2004 354.48

Optional annuities, election of, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 356.215

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Return to teaching service, retirement fund deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.465

Supplementary benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Termination of rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Total and permanent disability, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Disclosure

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.03, 2004 356A.06

Financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20

Dissolution of marriage

Division of property, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Retirement benefits or rights, information regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.49

Division of plan, based on election or nonelection of Social Security coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 355.091

Early retirement

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.30

Age, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Annuities, permanent increase, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.116, 2004 353.71, 2004 354A.31

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.30

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Optional accelerated retirement annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Retirement benefit formula percentage, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 356.315

Rule of 90, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Educational employees, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 355.01

Election of participation

Technical colleges faculty, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.21

Electronic data processing services, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Employee contributions

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.62

Basic members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Charter school teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 124D.10

Coordinated members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 354.42

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.62

Employers, pick up after 1982, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.62

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Family leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.096

Federal compensation limits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.611

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.093

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Payroll deductions, see same under this topic

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.62

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

Shortages, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 354.51

Transfer to IRAP, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.32

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.50

Employees of the retirement plan

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Defined as teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

In-service training, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Indemnification, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.11

Memberships, board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Employees, see Members under this topic

Employer contributions

Additional contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Amount, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Basic members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Charter school teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 124D.10

Coordinated members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 354.42

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Failure to remit, state aid reduction, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Family leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.096

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Individual retirement account plan participants, Minn. Statutes 2004 354D.04

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.093

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Rate changes, school aid adjustments due to, Minn. Statutes 2004 127A.50

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

School district accounts, transfers for, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.79

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.50

Employers

Agreements by, extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.07

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092 to 2004 354.096, 2004 354.48

Contributions, see Employer contributions under this topic

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.551

Payroll deductions, shortages, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Publications and election ballots, distribution to members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092, 2004 354.52, 2004 356.62

Reports received, financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20

Employing units, duties, see Employers under this topic

Exclusions from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Execution (creditors remedies)

Annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Executive director

Appointments by, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Assistant executive directors, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Compensation and salaries

Compensation Council, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 15A.082

Expense allowance, Minn. Statutes 2004 15A.081

Governor's recommendation, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.18

Increases or decreases, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.18

Salary range, Minn. Statutes 2004 15A.01, 2004 15A.0815, 2004 15A.13

Salary recommendations, Minn. Statutes 2004 15A.0815

Definitions, public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01, 2004 356A.02

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Election, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Employees, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Fiduciaries, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Memberships, Minn. Statutes 2004 11A.08, 2004 43A.318

Prior service credit purchases, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.551

Retirement, Minn. Statutes 2004 352D.02

Term of office, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.214, 2004 356.215

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.43, 2004 354.094

Family leave, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.096

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.02

Assets, title, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Board of trustees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.09 to 2004 356A.12

College and university treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06, 2004 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.13

County treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Direct or indirect profits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.03, 2004 356A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52, 2004 356A.02, 2004 356A.04, 2004 356A.05

Economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.03

Finance Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01 to 2004 356A.13

Investment of funds, see same under this topic

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

School district treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.04

Filing with

Annuities, refusal of automatic increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 354.63

Beneficiaries, designation of, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Disability benefit applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Interim superintendents, earnings limitation exemption, application, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Part-time teaching agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Reduced benefits option, applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Retirement annuity applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35, 2004 354.44, 2004 356.32

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46, 2004 354.465

Timely receipt, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Transfer of coverage, technical colleges faculty, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.21

Financial reports

Alternative reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.23

Copies, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20, 2004 356A.07

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20

Findings, appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Fines

Late reports or noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Former members

Marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.49

Reemployment following termination, improved benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Retirees resuming teaching service, coverage limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.05

Forms

Annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10, 2004 354.44

Beneficiaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 354.10

Flexible or alternate work schedule, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.091

Interim superintendents, earnings limitation exemption, application, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Leaves of absence, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092 to 2004 354.096

Postretirement adjustments, optional payment schedule, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Postretirement reemployment income report, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.47

Retirement annuity applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35, 2004 354.44, 2004 356.32

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46, 2004 354.465

Transfer of coverage, technical colleges faculty, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.21

Transfer of funds, IRAP, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.23

Formula program

Coverage, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.146

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Disability benefits, computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Refunds, see same under this topic

Formula service credit

Adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51, 2004 354.53

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

School district accounts, transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.79

Variable account accumulations, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Garnishment, annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Governing board of a pension plan

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Generally, see Board of trustees under this topic

Governing body rules and policies

Defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Governmental subdivisions, duties, see Employers under this topic

Grievance awards, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Guardians of minors, payments to

Survivor benefits for dependent children, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Hearings, appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Higher education employees, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 355.01

In-service training, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Insurance

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.316, 2004 356.87

Interest rates

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Deferred annuities augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Employee contributions, shortages, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41, 2004 354.51

Extended leaves of absence, late payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.44

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53

Past due amounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Payments after death, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.47

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 356.215

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.47

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42, 2004 354.47, 2004 354.49

Interpretation of law

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.22

Extended leaves of absence, substitute teaching during, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.63

Part-time or substitute teachers, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.32

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.44

Retirees, substitute or part-time teaching, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.22

Investigations

Benefit applications and claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07, 2004 354.48

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07

Investment of funds

Annual interest earnings, distribution formula, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Available funds, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.02, 2004 356A.06

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.63

Investment expenses, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Securities, sales, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Joint and survivor annuities

Accrual, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Survivor benefits, modification, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46, 2004 354.465

Lawsuits

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.12

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Leaves of absence

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Armed forces members, active service, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.183

Extended leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.43, 2004 354.094

Family leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.096

Maternity leave, see Parenting leave under this topic

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Military service leave of absence, see same under this topic

Parenting leave, see same under this topic

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

Legal advisor, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Legal settlements, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Legislative proposals, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.05

Liability

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.10

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215, 2004 356.22

Lump sum payments

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.47

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.46

Management

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Rulemaking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Maternity leave, see Parenting leave under this topic

Medical advisor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071, 2004 354.48

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Medicare, optional coverage, see under SOCIAL SECURITY

Meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Members

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Basic members, see same under this topic

Board of directors, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Charter school teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 124D.10

Contributions, see Employee contributions under this topic

Coordinated members, see same under this topic

Corrections personnel, erroneous coverage, correction, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.91

Data reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.406

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356.62, 2004 356A.01

Education district employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 123A.17

Eligibility, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Employment condition, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.22

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Exclusion by other plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01, 2004 354A.011

Exclusions from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Individual retirement account plan, election of participation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354D.02, 2004 354D.04

Loss of survivor benefits, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.406

Mail and mailing, petition for review of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.49

Notice given, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071, 2004 354B.32

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 354.44, 2004 354.66

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.551

Payments to, benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Remarriage, effect on survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.407

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20, 2004 356.47, 2004 356.62, 2004 356A.07

Representation, board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Service of process by, petition for review of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Service of process on, benefit termination or denial, notice, answer, findings, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Striking members, service credit buyback authorized, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Substitute teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.094, 2004 354.44, 2004 354.66

Termination of membership, conditions resulting in, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.49

Military or uniformed service leave of absence

Prior service credit purchase, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53, 2004 354.533

Normal retirement annuities, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Normal school operating funds, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Notice given

Benefit distribution, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Investment restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Payroll deductions, shortages, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Notice received

Annuities, refusal of automatic increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 354.63

Brokers, acknowledgment of investment restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Members, proof of death, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Timely receipt, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Office space, providing for, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Optional accelerated retirement annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Optional annuities

Accelerated annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Beneficiaries, death certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Bounce back annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356.46

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Guaranteed refund annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Information summaries, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.46

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45 to 2004 354.465

Optional survivors annuity, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Pensions and retirement commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Refunds after retiree's death, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.465

Term certain annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Orders

Benefit termination or denial, appeals decision, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Parenting leave

Prior service credit purchase, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.093

Part-time teachers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Retirees serving as, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Technical college teachers, coverage restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Payments by

Actuarial costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.214

Administration costs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Board of trustees, expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.07

Health insurance premiums, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.87

Rulemaking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

State university teachers, additional allowance, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.59

Substitute teachers, salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Payments in lieu of deductions

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Payments to

Health insurance, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.87

Past due amounts, interest, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Rulemaking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Payroll deductions

Coordinated members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Employee contributions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Erroneous deductions, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

Shortages, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Petitions to

Benefit termination or denial, review, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Board of trustees, candidates, endorsements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Plan documents

Copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.07

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Portability with other retirement plans

Elective state officers retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 352C.051

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 3A.12

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 422A.16

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.71

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 352B.30

Teachers retirement, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2004 354A.39

Unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 352D.085, 2004 352D.12

Vesting portability, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.60

Postretirement adjustments

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 356.215

Lump-sum payments, conversion to monthly annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.431

Postretirement investment fund, participation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.63

Power of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Prior service contributions, transfer to unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 352D.12

Prior service credit

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Formula service credit, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51

Purchases

Charter school teaching service, see same under this topic

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.551

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.533

Payment amount, determination, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.51, 2004 356.551

Post-July 1, 2003, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.551

Reserves requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.32

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.316, 2004 356.87

Public pension facilities

Acquisition and construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.10

Publication by, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Quadrennial projection valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.055, 2004 356.215

Receipts given, payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Recommendations by, proposed legislation, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.05

Records and record keeping

Benefit termination or denial, appeals hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Electronic data processing services, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.02

Fiscal year, dates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Governing effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.64

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35, 2004 354.45

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.47

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Reemployment earnings limitation

Excess amounts, disposition and payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.47

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.445

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Interim superintendents, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Refunds

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.49

Automatic deposit to financial institutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.49

Erroneous payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Failure to request, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.49

Guaranteed refund annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42, 2004 354.49

Membership termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.49

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.22

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.49

Post-1973 members or retirees, option, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Elective state officers retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 352C.051

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.441

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.44

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 3A.12

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 422A.22

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.71

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.441

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 352B.30

Unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 352D.12

Service credit termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Survivor benefits, lump sum payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Transfer to IRAP, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.23

Reports given

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.215

Administrative services, consolidation with other pension plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 356B.10

Annual financial report, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Budgets, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 356.215

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20, 2004 356.23

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.49

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.47

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Reports received

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Annuities or benefits, payment receipts, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Appeals, documentation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Benefit termination or denial, appeals, documentation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Disability benefit applicants, medical reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215

Marriage dissolution documents, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.49

Member data requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Payroll cycle requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Postretirement reemployment income, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Professional management surveys, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.69

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

Timely receipt, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Reserves

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Optional accelerated annuities, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.35

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Transfer to postretirement investment fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07, 2004 354.63

Retirees

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Health insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.48

Part-time or substitute teaching, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.48, 2004 354.44

Reemployment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 354.445, 2004 354.52

Representation, board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Retirement annuities

Academic year, dates, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Accrual, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Accrual date, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Age, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Amount, computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.33

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.115, 2004 353.29, 2004 354.63, 2004 354A.31

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.46

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356.46

Effective date of retirement, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Formula program, see same under this topic

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.87

Improved benefits, former members, reemployment following termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Income from teaching services, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 354.55, 2004 354.63

Money purchase annuities, computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.46

Options to certain members, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Payment after death, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.47

Payment prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.63, 2004 356.42

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 356.215

Postretirement investment fund annuity, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Pre-1973 retirees, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Proportionate annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 356.32

Reemployment earnings limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 354.445, 2004 356.47

Refunds, see same under this topic

Retirement benefit formula percentage, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 356.315

Service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.40

State university teachers, additional allowance, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.59

Years of service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Retirement plan alternatives

Arts Board employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354D.02, 2004 354D.04

Education Department employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.01

Humanities Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354D.02, 2004 354D.04

Minnesota Association of School Administrators, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Association of School Principals, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Education Association, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota federation of teachers, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.41

Minnesota Historical Society employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354D.02, 2004 354D.04

Technical colleges faculty, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.21

Rule of 90, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.30, 2004 354.44

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

Salary, see Compensation and salaries under this topic

Service credit

Board of directors, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Charter school teaching service, Minn. Statutes 2004 124D.10

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.30

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302, 2004 356.303

Computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.091

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Extended leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Family leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.096

Flexible or alternate work schedule, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.091

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.44

Formula service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 354.51

Individual retirement account plan participants, Minn. Statutes 2004 354D.04

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.095

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.53, 2004 354.533

MnSCU employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.091, 2004 354.51, 2004 354.52

Parental or family leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.093

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Portability with other retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Pre-1961 service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.091

Prior service credit, see same under this topic

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.32

Reemployed retirees, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.445

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.44

Retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Sabbatical leave, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.092

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.50

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.50

Service of process by

Benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Service of process on, petition for review of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.10

Spouses

Retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.46

Surviving spouses, see same under this topic

State aid

Reduction, failure to remit contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Statewide plan

Teachers Retirement Association defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.01

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.12

Substitute teachers

Compensation and salaries, board of trustees service, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Extended leaves of absence, employment restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Retirees serving as, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Successor organizations, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.20, 2004 356.215

Supplemental needs trusts, optional annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.465

Supplemental retirement annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.58

Supplementary disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Surviving child benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Surviving child

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.303

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Surviving spouses

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05, 2004 356.303

Payments to, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.47

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Survivor benefits

Accrual, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Adjustments, certain recipients, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.41

Age, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55

Average salary, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.406

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.303

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.303, 2004 356.406

Dependent children, benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46, 2004 354.66

Discontinuation of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.87

Increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44, 2004 354.55

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.45 to 2004 354.465

Modification of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.465

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06, 2004 354.46

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.42

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.55, 2004 356.215

Remarriage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.407

Service credit, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Simultaneous payment of retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.40

Term certain annuity, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.46

Survivors

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.63

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.406

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Teacher, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Teachers Retirement Act, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.045 to 2004 354.69

Termination of benefits

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Notice, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.071

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.001

Termination of teaching service

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Extended leaves of absence, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.094

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Refunds, see same under this topic

Transfer of funds

Erroneous deductions and contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

IRAP, transfers to, Minn. Statutes 2004 354B.23, 2004 354B.32

Postretirement conversion requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.431

Reserves, transfer to postretirement investment fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07, 2004 354.63

Treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Trustees, see Board of trustees under this topic

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.215, 2004 356.22

Vesting requirements

Formula program retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Part-time teachers, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.66

Portability with other retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.60

Service credit, see same under this topic

Violations and penalties

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52, 2004 356A.03

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Late reports, fine, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.52

Prohibited transactions, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 356A.06

Surviving beneficiaries, charge or conviction of causing member's death, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.406

Waivers, state aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.219

Warrants for payment of money

Erroneous deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.06

Witnesses, authority to examine, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.07

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.50

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