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LEGISLATORS RETIREMENT PLAN

See also LEGISLATURE

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2011 16A.055, 2011 356.215

Member contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Accumulated contributions, abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.65

Actuarial valuations

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Early retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Employee/employer contributions, changes in, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.214, 2011 356.215

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Actuaries

Actuarial valuations, see same under this topic

Approved actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.214, 2011 356.215

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.214

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.214

Administration

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Minnesota State Retirement System, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.011, 2011 352.03

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.03

Age of retirement

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.01, 2011 353.01, 2011 354A.011, 2011 356.403

Retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 3A.04, 2011 356.30

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.46

Normal retirement annuities, see Retirement allowances under this topic

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Payments, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13, 2011 356.40

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Repayment, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Appropriations to

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04

Withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Assets

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.63

Market valuation method, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Assignments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Beneficiaries, payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.635

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.635

Maximum benefit limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.611

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Payment, date, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.40

Payments generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Recipients, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Subpoena authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Buybacks

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.30

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03, 2011 3A.12

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Certificates and certification

Economic interest statements, list of filings, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

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

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Cofiduciaries

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.10

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.303

Compensation and salaries, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06, 2011 356A.08

Contested cases, adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.13

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.094

Retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Coordinated program, creation, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.15

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

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

Covered employees, referendum, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.095

Covered governmental entity

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Creditors remedies, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Data, access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Decedents estates, payments to, death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04

Dedicated fund

Credits to, abandoned contributions, annuities, or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.65

Uses, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.63

Deferred annuities

Augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 3A.04, 2011 356.215, 2011 356.30

Interest, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Reserves, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Definitions

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Age of retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.01, 2011 353.01, 2011 354A.011

Assets, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.01

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.406

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01, 2011 356A.06

Dependent children, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.01, 2011 3A.04

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Disability benefits

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.465

Wrongful discharges, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Disclosure

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.03, 2011 356A.06

Dissolution of marriage

Division of property, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Retirement benefits or rights, information regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Division of plan, based on election or nonelection of Social Security coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.091

Early retirement

Actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.116

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Combined service, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.31

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Employee contributions, see Member contributions under this topic

Employees of the retirement plan

Indemnification, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.11

Employer contributions

Changes in, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.095

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Employers

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Reports given

Employee contribution pick ups, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.62

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Estate taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Execution (creditors remedies), exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.214, 2011 356.215

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02

Assets, title, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.09 to 2011 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06, 2011 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.13

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Direct or indirect profits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.03, 2011 356A.06

Duties, purpose, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.04, 2011 356A.05

Economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.03, 2011 609B.177

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01 to 2011 356A.13

Investment of funds, see same under this topic

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.04

Financial reports, copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Former members, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Full funding, established dates for, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Funding, fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.63

Garnishment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

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 2011 356A.01

Guardians of minors, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04, 2011 3A.05

Insurance or insurance companies law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.16

Interest rates

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Deferred annuities augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.215

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Investment of funds

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02, 2011 356A.06

Investment expenses, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.46

Lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Leaves of absence, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 3.088

Legislators retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Liability

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.10

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Retirement annuities, information, applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.46

Meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Member contributions

Changes in, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Employers, pick up after 1982, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.62

Federal compensation limits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.611

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.62

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Members of the legislature

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.406

Definitions

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.406

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Social Security coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.01

Election of coverage under unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.07

Marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Payments to, benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Proof of death, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Remarriage, effect on survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.407

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.62, 2011 356A.07

Normal retirement annuities, see Retirement allowances under this topic

Notice given

Benefit distribution, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Investment restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Optional annuities

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.465

Payments by

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Period certain and life thereafter annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Plan documents, copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Policy of state, actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Portability with other retirement plans

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.12

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.39

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.60

Unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 352D.12

Postretirement adjustments

Eligibility for, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.115, 2011 356.415

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.215

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04

Prior service credit, purchases, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.30, 2011 356.551

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Records and record keeping

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Refunds

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03, 2011 3A.04

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03, 2011 3A.12

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.50

Unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 352D.12

Reports given

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Reserves

Deferred annuities augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Retirement allowances

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.115

Appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 3A.115

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.44

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.46

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.31

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Optional division of, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.021

Payment to survivors, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 3A.04

PERA, termination of membership, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.115

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.215

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.40

Retirement plan alternatives, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.07

Rule of 90, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Service credit

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.303

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.10

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2011 3.088

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Social Security benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.01, 2011 355.02

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Spouses

Retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.46

Surviving spouses, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 3A.04, 2011 356.303

State aid, withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Subpoenas, overpayment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Successor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Supplemental needs trusts, optional annuity, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.465

Surviving children, see Survivor benefits under this topic

Surviving spouses

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.13

Payments to, retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 3A.04

Survivor benefits

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.406

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.406

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04, 2011 3A.05

Overpayment of benefits, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.04, 2011 3A.115

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02, 2011 356.215

Remarriage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.407

Simultaneous payment of retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.40

Waived in lieu of optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.02

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Termination of rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.03

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Vesting requirements

Portability with other retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.12

Service credit, see same under this topic

Violations and penalties

Fiduciaries, felony violations, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2011 609B.177

Waivers, state aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

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