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JUDGES RETIREMENT PLAN (UJRP)

See also JUDGES

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.055, 2012 16A.106, 2012 356.20, 2012 356.215

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.441

Accrued annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.01

Accumulated contributions, abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.65

Actuarial equivalent, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Actuarial valuations

Alternative valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.23

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.07

Employee/employer contributions, changes in, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.106, 2012 353.27

Financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.106, 2012 356.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.214, 2012 356.215

Legislature, rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.22

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Supplemental actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.23

Actuaries

Actuarial valuations, see same under this topic

Approved actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.214, 2012 356.215, 2012 490.121

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.214

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.214

Administration

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.03, 2012 490.122

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.03

Age of retirement

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.302

Mandatory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124, 2012 490.125

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.01, 2012 354A.011, 2012 356.403

Annuities, see Retirement annuities under this topic

Appeals procedure, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.96

Appropriations to, withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Assets

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.63

Market valuation method, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Unneeded assets, certification, Minn. Statutes 2012 11A.23

Assignments, annuities, benefits, or refunds, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Attachment, annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Audits and examinations, financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20

Beneficiaries, payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.07

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.302, 2012 356.303

Deferred benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30, 2012 490.124

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.01

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.635

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.635

Maximum benefit limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.611

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001, 2012 356.40

Provisions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.07

Subpoena authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Suspension, retirement, or removal, rights not affected, Minn. Statutes 2012 490A.02

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.96

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.12

Buybacks

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50

Certificates and certification

Economic interest statements, list of filings, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Unneeded assets, Minn. Statutes 2012 11A.23

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

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Cofiduciaries

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.10

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.12

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.302

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.303

Compensation and salaries

Disability retirement salary, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06, 2012 356A.08

Compulsory retirement, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Contested cases

Adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.07

Appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.96

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.13

Contribution errors, correction, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Age of retirement, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.01

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 354.094

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.07

County court judges, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Court of Appeals judges, prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.133

Court, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Coverage errors, correction, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.99

Covered employees, referendum, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 355.095

Covered governmental entities, see Employers under this topic

Creditors remedies, annuities, benefits, or refunds, use prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Data, access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.49

Decedents estates, payments to, death refunds, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Dedicated funds, uses, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.63

Deferred annuities

Combined service annuities, augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Correction of coverage errors, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.99

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.406

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.01

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.01, 2012 356A.06

Retirement, survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Dependent children, see Survivor benefits under this topic

Dependent surviving child, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Disability benefits

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.302

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Disability retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.87

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.465

Wrongful discharges, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50

Disclosure

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.03, 2012 356A.06

Financial reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20

Dissolution of marriage

Division of property, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.48

Retirement benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.49

District court judges, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Division of plan, based on election or nonelection of Social Security coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 355.091

Early retirement

Actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.116

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.30

Combined service, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.71

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 354A.31

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Employee contributions, see Member contributions under this topic

Employees of the retirement plan, indemnification, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.11

Employer contributions, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 355.095

Employers

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.07

Contributions, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.106, 2012 353.27, 2012 356.50, 2012 490.123

Dissolution, allocation of receivables, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.98

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.551

Reports given, employee contribution pick ups, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.62

Reports given, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50

Reports received, financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20

Employing units, see Employers under this topic

Estate taxes, annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Execution (creditors remedies), annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Executive director, benefit termination or denial, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.96

Executive orders, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.214, 2012 356.215

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02

Assets, title, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.09 to 2012 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06, 2012 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.13

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.01

Direct or indirect profits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.03, 2012 356A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02, 2012 356A.04, 2012 356A.05, 2012 490.122

Economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.03, 2012 609B.177

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.01 to 2012 356A.13

Investments, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02, 2012 356A.06

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.04

Financial reports

Alternative reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.23

Copies, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20, 2012 356A.07

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20

Former members, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.49

Full funding, established dates for, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.63

Investment, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215, 2012 356.219, 2012 356A.06, 2012 490.123

Judges' retirement fund, see same under this topic

Garnishment, annuities, benefits, or refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 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 2012 356A.01

Governmental subdivisions, duties, see Employers under this topic

Insurance companies law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.16

Insurance law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.16

Insurance, public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2012 43A.316, 2012 356.87

Interest rates

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.44

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Investment of funds

Certification of available funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02, 2012 356A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 11A.23, 2012 490.123

Investment expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Minnesota State Retirement System, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.46, 2012 490.124

Judge, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Judges' retirement fund

Credits to, abandoned contributions, annuities, or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.65

Deposits to, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123, 2012 490.124

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.12

Liability

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.10

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215, 2012 356.22

Limitation year, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.611

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Retirement annuities, information, completed applications, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.46

Mandatory retirement

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.125

Mandatory retirement date, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Proportionate annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Meetings, Open Meeting Law, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Member contributions

Adequacy, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.106

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Changes in, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.27

Employers, pick up after 1982, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.62

Exception from process, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Federal compensation limits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.611

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.106, 2012 356.62

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50

Members

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.106, 2012 356.215

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.406

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.406, 2012 356A.01

Marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.49

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.551

Payments to, benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Proof of death, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20, 2012 356.62, 2012 356A.07

Military or uniformed service, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.1211

Normal retirement annuities

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2012 352.115

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 354.44

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 354A.31

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

PERA, termination of membership, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.29

Normal retirement date, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Optional annuities

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Information summaries, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.46

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.48

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.465

Payments by

Administration expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02

Health insurance premiums, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.87

Payments to, health insurance, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.87

Payroll deductions, member contributions, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.01, 2012 356A.07

Policy of state, actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.415, 2012 490.124

Prior service credit, purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.195, 2012 356.30, 2012 356.551

Probate judges, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Proportionate annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2012 43A.316, 2012 356.87

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Records and record keeping

Appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.96

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.02

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Refunds

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124, 2012 490.126

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.441

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.71

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.441

Reports given

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20, 2012 356.23

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.49

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Reserves

Insufficient amounts, certification, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Retirement annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.46

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30, 2012 490.124, 2012 490.125

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124, 2012 490.126

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.87

Normal retirement annuities, see same under this topic

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.46, 2012 490.124

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.40, 2012 490.126

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.441

Repayment, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50

Service credit purchase procedures, strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.195

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.40

Retirement dates, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.121

Retirement, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Rule of 90, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.30

Service credit

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.30

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.302, 2012 356.303

Court of Appeals judges, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.133

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.1211

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.195, 2012 356.30, 2012 356.551

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.44

Service credit limit, Minn. Statutes 2012 352D.02, 2012 490.121, 2012 490.123, 2012 490.124

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.126

Spouses, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.46

State aid, withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.12

Subpoenas, overpayment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Successor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.20, 2012 356.215

Supplemental needs trusts, optional annuity, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.465

Supreme Court justices, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Surviving spouses, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.303

Survivor benefits

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.406

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.303, 2012 356.406, 2012 490.121

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.87

Overpayment of benefits, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.401

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Simultaneous payment of retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.40

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.001

Termination of rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.124

Treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.215, 2012 356.22

Vesting requirements, see Service credit under this topic

Violations and penalties

Fiduciaries, felony violations, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2012 609B.177

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2012 356A.06

Waivers, state aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.219

Warrants for payment of money, Minn. Statutes 2012 490.123

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2012 356.50