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JUDGES RETIREMENT PLAN (UJRP)

See also JUDGES

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2006 16A.055, 2006 356.20, 2006 356.215

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.441

Accrued annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.01

Accumulated contributions

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.65

Actuarial equivalent, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Actuarial valuations

Alternative valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.23

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.07

Employee/employer contributions, changes in, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.27

Financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.214, 2006 356.215

Legislature, rights, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.22

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Quadrennial projection valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 16A.055, 2006 356.215

Supplemental actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.23

Actuaries

Actuarial valuations, see same under this topic

Approved actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.214, 2006 356.215, 2006 490.121

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.214

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.214

Administration

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.03, 2006 490.122

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.03

Age of retirement

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.302

Mandatory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124, 2006 490.125

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.01, 2006 354A.011, 2006 356.403

Annuities, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Appropriations to, withholding

Investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Assets

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.63

Market valuation method, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Transfers, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Unneeded assets, certification, Minn. Statutes 2006 11A.23

Assignments, annuities, benefits, or refunds, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Attachment, annuities, benefits, or refunds

Exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Audits and examinations, financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20

Beneficiaries, payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.07

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.302, 2006 356.303

Deferred benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30, 2006 490.124

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.01

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.635

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.635

Maximum benefit limitations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.611

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001, 2006 356.40

Provisions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.07

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Suspension, retirement, or removal, rights not affected, Minn. Statutes 2006 490A.02

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Termination or denial, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.031

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.12

Buybacks

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50

Certificates and certification

Economic interest statements, list of filings, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Unneeded assets, Minn. Statutes 2006 11A.23

Chief administrative officer, duties, see Executive director under MINNESOTA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSRS)

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Cofiduciaries

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.10

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.12

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.302

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.303

Compensation and salaries

Disability retirement salary, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06, 2006 356A.08

Compulsory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Contested cases, adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.07

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.13

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Age of retirement, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.01

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2006 354.094

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.07

County court judges, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Court of Appeals judges, prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.133

Court, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Covered employees

Referendum, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 355.095

Covered governmental entities, see Employers under this topic

Creditors remedies, annuities, benefits, or refunds

Use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Data, access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.49

Decedents estates, payments to, death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Dedicated funds, uses, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.63

Deferred annuities

Combined service annuities, augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.406

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.01

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.01, 2006 356A.06

Retirement, survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Dependent children, see Survivor benefits under this topic

Dependent surviving child, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Disability benefits

Adjustments, certain recipients, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.41

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.302

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Disability retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.87

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.465

Wrongful discharges, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50

Disclosure

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.03, 2006 356A.06

Financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20

Dissolution of marriage

Division of property, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Retirement benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.49

District court judges, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Division of plan, based on election or nonelection of Social Security coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 355.091

Early retirement

Actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.116

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.30

Combined service, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.71

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 354A.31

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Employee contributions, see Member contributions under this topic

Employees of the retirement plan, indemnification, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.11

Employer contributions, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2006 355.095

Employers

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.07

Contributions, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.27, 2006 356.50, 2006 490.123

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.551

Reports given, employee contribution pick ups, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.62

Reports given, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50

Reports received, financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20

Employing units, see Employers under this topic

Estate taxes, annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Execution (creditors remedies), annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Executive orders, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.214, 2006 356.215

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02

Assets, title, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.09 to 2006 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06, 2006 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.13

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.01

Direct or indirect profits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.03, 2006 356A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02, 2006 356A.04, 2006 356A.05, 2006 490.122

Economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.03, 2006 609B.177

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.01 to 2006 356A.13

Investments, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02, 2006 356A.06

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.04

Financial reports

Alternative reports, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.23

Copies, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20, 2006 356A.07

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20

Former members, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.49

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.63

Investment, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215, 2006 356.219, 2006 356A.06, 2006 490.123

Judges' retirement fund, see same under this topic

Garnishment, annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Governing board of a pension plan, see Board of directors under MINNESOTA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSRS)

Governing body rules and policies

Defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.01

Governmental subdivisions, duties, see Employers under this topic

Insurance companies law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.16

Insurance law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.16

Insurance, public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2006 43A.316, 2006 356.87

Interest rates

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.44

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Investment of funds

Certification of available funds, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02, 2006 356A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Investment expenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Minnesota State Retirement System, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Judge, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Judges' retirement fund

Credits to, abandoned contributions, annuities, or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.65

Deposits to, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123, 2006 490.124

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.12

Liability

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.10

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215, 2006 356.22

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Retirement annuities, information, completed applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.46

Mandatory retirement

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.125

Mandatory retirement date, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Proportionate annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Meetings, Open Meeting Law, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Member contributions

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Changes in, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.27

Employers, pick up after 1982, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.62

Exception from process, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Federal compensation limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.611

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.62

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50

Members

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.406

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.406, 2006 356A.01

Marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.49

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.551

Payments to, benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Proof of death, notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20, 2006 356.62, 2006 356A.07

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.1211

Normal retirement annuities

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2006 352.115

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 354.44

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 354A.31

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

PERA, termination of membership, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.29

Normal retirement date, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Notice given

Benefit distribution, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Investment restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Optional annuities

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Information summaries, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.46

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.465

Payments by

Actuarial costs, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.214

Administration expenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02

Health insurance premiums, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.87

Payments to, health insurance

Administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.87

Payroll deductions

Member contributions, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.01, 2006 356A.07

Policy of state, actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Prior service credit, purchases, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.195, 2006 356.30, 2006 356.551

Probate judges, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Proportionate annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2006 43A.316, 2006 356.87

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Records and record keeping

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.02

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Refunds

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124, 2006 490.126

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.441

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.71

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.441

Reports given

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20, 2006 356.23

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.49

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Reserves

Insufficient amounts, certification, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Retirement annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.46

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30, 2006 490.124, 2006 490.125

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124, 2006 490.126

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.87

Normal retirement annuities, see same under this topic

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.46, 2006 490.124

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.40, 2006 490.126

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.441

Repayment, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50

Service credit purchase procedures, strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.195

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.40

Retirement dates, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.121

Retirement

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Compulsory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Executive orders, filing, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Rule of 90, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2006 353.30

Service credit

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.30

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.302, 2006 356.303

Court of Appeals judges, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.133

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.1211

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.195, 2006 356.30, 2006 356.551

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.44

Service credit limit, Minn. Statutes 2006 352D.02, 2006 490.121, 2006 490.123, 2006 490.124

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.126

Spouses, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.46

State aid, withholding

Investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.12

Successor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.20, 2006 356.215

Supplemental needs trusts, optional annuity, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.465

Supreme Court justices, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Surviving spouses, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.303

Survivor benefits

Adjustments, certain recipients, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.41

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.406

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.303, 2006 356.406, 2006 490.121

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.87

Simultaneous payment of retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.40

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.001

Termination of rights, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.124

Transfer of assets

Transfer to postretirement investment fund, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.215, 2006 356.22

Vesting requirements, see Service credit under this topic

Violations and penalties

Fiduciaries, felony violations, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.03, 2006 609B.177

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2006 356A.06

Surviving beneficiaries, charge or conviction of causing member's death, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.406

Waivers, state aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.219

Warrants for payment of money, Minn. Statutes 2006 490.123

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 356.50