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UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT PLAN

See also STATE EMPLOYEES

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2013 16A.055

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.441

Accrued annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.01, 2013 352D.06

Accumulated contributions, abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.65

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

Additions to, annual maximum, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.611

Administration

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.01, 2013 352D.09

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.03

Age of retirement

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.302

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.01, 2013 354A.011, 2013 356.403

Annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.65

Accrued annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.01

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.115

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 354.44

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Completed applications, copies to spouses, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

Early retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.116, 2013 353.30, 2013 353.71, 2013 354A.31

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.06, 2013 352D.09

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

Payment, date, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.40

PERA, termination of membership, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.29

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.06

Qualified annuities, using for refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.441

Repayment, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Service credit, salary calculations, Minn. Statutes 2013 354A.011

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.40

Appropriations to, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Assets

Investment diversification, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Limitations on use, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.63

Title, holding, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Unneeded assets, certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 11A.23

Beneficiaries, payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Benefit provisions summary, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.302, 2013 356.303

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.065, 2013 356.302, 2013 356.46

Distribution, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.635

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.02

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.635

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Payment, date, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.40

Subpoena authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.303

Termination of plan or fund, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Breach of fiduciary duty

Cofiduciaries, liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.09

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.11

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.12

Buybacks

Interest rate, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05

Prior service credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.11, 2013 356.30

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05, 2013 352D.12

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Service credit purchase procedures, strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.195

Certificates and certification, economic interest statements, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

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

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.01, 2013 356A.10, 2013 356A.12

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.302

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.303

Compensation and salaries, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06, 2013 356A.08

Contested cases, adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

Continuing education, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.13

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 354.094

Retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.01

Copies, plan documents, summaries, and reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

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

Covered employees

Annual additions on behalf of member, limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.611

Death caused by surviving beneficiary, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.406

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.015, 2013 356.406, 2013 356A.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.49

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.551

Payments to, benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Potential positions, evaluation, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.91

Proof of death, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Referendum, Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2013 355.095

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09, 2013 356.62, 2013 356A.07

Covered governmental entity, see Employers under this topic

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Data, access, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.49

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Decedents estates, payments to, death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Dedicated fund

Credits to, abandoned contributions, annuities, or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.65

Uses, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.63

Deferred annuities, combined service annuities, augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Definitions

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.015

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.406

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.01, 2013 356A.06

Retirement annuity application procedure, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

Depositories, designation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Disability benefits

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.302

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.065

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.065

Wrongful discharges, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Disclosure, fiduciaries

Felony convictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.03

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Dissolution of marriage

Optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.48

Retirement benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.49

Early retirement

Actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.116

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.30

Combined service, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.71

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 354A.31

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.30

Economic interest statements, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Employee contributions

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04, 2013 352D.11

Deductions for administrative costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.015

Eligibility for coverage, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Employers, pick up after 1982, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.62

Judges with excess service credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04, 2013 490.123

Legislators, per diem payments, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04

Maximum annual addition limitation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.611

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.62

Salary savings leave, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.49

Transfer of shares to general state employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.06

Transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Employer contributions

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04, 2013 352D.11

Deductions for administrative costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09

Defined as shares, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.015

Eligibility for coverage, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Maximum annual addition limitation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.611

Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2013 355.095

Transfer of shares to general state employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.06

Transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Employers

Benefit provision summaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

Contributions, see Employer contributions under this topic

Dissolution, allocation of receivables, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.98

Payments by, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.551

Proof of employment for prior service credit purchase, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.11

Reports given

Employee contribution pick ups, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.62

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.01

Fiduciaries

Activities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.02

Breach of conduct or duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.09 to 2013 356A.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06, 2013 356A.08

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.13

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.03, 2013 356A.06

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09, 2013 356A.02, 2013 356A.04, 2013 356A.05

Felony violations, documentation, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.03, 2013 609B.177

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.01 to 2013 356A.13

Investments, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.02, 2013 356A.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.12

Standard of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.04

Filing with, optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.48

Financial reports, copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

Former members, marriage dissolution actions, information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.49

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.63

Small balance accounts, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09

Valuation of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05, 2013 352D.06

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 2013 356A.01

Insurance or insurance companies law, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.16

Interest rates

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.44

Prior service credit purchase, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.11

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05

Investment of funds

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.02, 2013 356A.06

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 11A.23

Options, see Accounts under SUPPLEMENTAL INVESTMENT FUND

Policy statement, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04, 2013 356A.06

Lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.12

Liability, cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.10

Mail and mailing

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Retirement annuities, information, completed applications, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

Meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Members, see Covered employees under this topic

Normal retirement annuities, see Annuities under this topic

Optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.48

Payments by

Administrative fees, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.09

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.02

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02, 2013 352D.04

Plan documents, copies to members, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.07

Portability with other retirement plans

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 3A.12

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.71

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2013 354A.39

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2013 354.60

Transfer of prior service contributions, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.12

Vesting portability, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.085

Postretirement adjustments

Annuity benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.06

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.415

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Potential employment positions, evaluation for inclusion in, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.91

Prior service contributions, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.12

Prior service credit, purchases

Chief administrative officer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.551

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.11

Payment amount, determination, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.11, 2013 356.551

Post-July 1, 2003, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.551

Reserves, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.195

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Records and record keeping

Fiduciaries, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.02

Investments, liquidity documentation, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Refunds

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Excess employee contributions after transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05, 2013 352D.09

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05, 2013 352D.12

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.441

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 3A.12

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2013 352.72

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.71

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.441

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2013 354.50

Reports given

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Marriage dissolution actions, pension benefits or rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.49

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Reserves, prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Retirement annuities, see Annuities under this topic

Retirement plan alternatives

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Legislators, Minn. Statutes 2013 3A.07, 2013 352D.02

Rule of 90, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.30

Salary savings leave, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.49

Service credit

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.30

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.302, 2013 356.303

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.44

Purchase procedures, strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.195

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.44

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50

Spouses, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.46

State aid, withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Statutes of limitations, breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.12

Subpoenas, overpayment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Supplemental investment fund

Account changes or transfers, effective date, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.04, 2013 352D.09

Prior service credit purchase, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.11

Purchase of shares, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02 to 2013 352D.04

Redemption of shares, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.05, 2013 352D.09

Transfer of shares to general state employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.06

Surviving child, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.303

Surviving spouse coverage term certain, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Surviving spouses, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.303

Survivor benefits

Beneficiaries charged or convicted of causing member's death, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.406

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.406

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Overpayment of benefits, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.401

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.075

Simultaneous payment of retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.40

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.001

Transfer of position to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Vesting requirements

Portability with other retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.085

Service credit, see same under this topic

Transfer to classified service, Minn. Statutes 2013 352D.02

Violations and penalties

Fiduciaries, felony violations, service prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2013 609B.177

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2013 356A.06

Surviving beneficiaries, causing member's death, loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.406

Waivers, state aid or appropriations, withholding for investment reporting, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.219

Withdrawals, see Refunds under this topic

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.50