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PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (PERA)

See also PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Access to data, marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Accounting and bookkeeping

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Financial and actuarial reporting practices, Minn. Statutes 2011 16A.055, 2011 356.20, 2011 356.215

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

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

Actuarial valuations

Alternative valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.23

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

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

Financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.214, 2011 356.215

Legislature, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.22

Mortality table, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Optional annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.215

Supplemental actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.23

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Actuaries

Actuarial valuations, see same under this topic

Approved actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 356.214, 2011 356.215

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.214

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.214

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.09

Administration building, acquisition and construction, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.10

Administration of retirement plans

Local relief association benefit plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 353B.04

Local relief association consolidation, transfer of duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.07

MERF Division, formally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Public employees defined contribution plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.01

Administration, generally

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.215

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Local government correctional service retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 353E.01

Proposed legislation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.05

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Administrative services, consolidation with other pension plans, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.10

Age of retirement

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.302

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Normal retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 354A.011, 2011 356.403, 2011 356.82

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

Reemployed annuitants, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.37

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

Allowable service, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353F.02

Amortization state aid, additional, Minn. Statutes 2011 423A.02

Annuities

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.65

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Automatic increases, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Bounce back annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Combined payments authorized, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.405

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Deductions, voluntary membership dues, labor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.91

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Elected public officers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.37

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.46

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.30 to 2011 353.32, 2011 356.46

Normal retirement annuities, see same under this topic

Optional annuities, see same under this topic

Particular members, special provisions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.46

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.15, 2011 356.40

Pre-1962 retirees, supplemental payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.83

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

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

Receipts, payees' duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Reduced payments, monthly payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Repayment, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Suspended payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.37

Appeals procedure, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.96

Appropriations to, withholding

Investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Approvals by, disability benefit payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353B.08

Assessments by

Public employees defined contribution plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.05

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

Title to, MERF Division, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Unneeded assets, certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 11A.23

Assignments, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Attachment, annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Attorney general, counsel for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.08

Audits and examinations

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.16

Legislative auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.16

Payroll records, field audits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.16, 2011 356.20

Basic members

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Beneficiaries

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2011 13.63

Payments to

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Disability benefits, accrued amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Normal retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Postretirement adjustments, unpaid amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Pre-1962 retirees, supplemental payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.83

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Rollover election, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Benefits

Abandoned amounts, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.65

Armed forces members, active service, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.183

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

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

Combined payments authorized, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.405

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.302, 2011 356.303

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 356A.01

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Eligible rollover distributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.635

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Increases, automatic, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30, 2011 353.84

Internal Revenue Code compliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.635

Liability for, MERF Division, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Maximum benefit limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.611

Members' nonforfeitable interest, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Other public retirement funds, benefits from, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.14

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.15, 2011 356.40

Receipts, payees' duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Reduced monthly payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

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

Termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.96

Board of trustees

Appeals to, Minn. Statutes 2011 353B.08

Designation by, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.19, 2011 353A.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Members

Defined as fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017

Fiduciaries, see same under this topic

Sheriffs' association members, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.64

Open meetings, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.08

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Bounce back annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

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

Budgets, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Buybacks

Leaves of absence, authorized, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.0161

Local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.10

Omitted deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Prior service credit, see same under this topic

Reduced salary periods, salary credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.0162

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35

Service credit, wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Striking members, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Bylaws

Adoption, modification, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Certificates and certification

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

Employer contributions, amounts due, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.28

Funds for investment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.06

Local relief association consolidation accounts, municipal contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.09, 2011 353A.10

Social Security, deficiency appropriations, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.03

State aid, offset to employer contribution rate increase, Minn. Statutes 2011 273.1385

Unneeded assets, Minn. Statutes 2011 11A.23

Certifying to

Disability benefit applicants, employment status, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Exclusion reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Local government correctional service employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353E.02

Local relief association consolidation, accuracy of data, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.06

Optional annuity beneficiaries, death, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

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

Child support, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

City managers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028

Claims against, local relief association consolidation

Breach of fiduciary duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.07

Cofiduciaries

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.10

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

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 356.30

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.302

Combined service survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.303

Compensation and salaries

Armed forces members, active service, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.183

Covered salary, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.017

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.29

Directors, trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06, 2011 356A.08

Minimum monthly salary, included members, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Confidential secretary, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Consolidation, local relief associations

Firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.01 to 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.10

Police, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.01 to 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.10

Contested cases

Adverse determination of eligibility, benefits, or other rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.07

Appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.96

Continuation of coverage, deputy registrars of motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2011 168.33

Continuing education, fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.13

Contracts and agreements

Administration building, acquisition and construction, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.10

Deceased annuitants and benefit recipients, identification, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Medical advisor, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.031

Medicare, agreements to extend coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.095

Social Security, agreements to provide benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.02

Contributions to more than one public retirement plan

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.094

Retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Coordinated members

Disability benefits, see same under this topic

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.017

Former MERF members, benefit computation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.46

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Right to receive annuities, restriction, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

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

Counseling services, public facilities employees, after privatization, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.08

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

Coverage errors, correction, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.99

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

Creditors remedies, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Custodian bank accounts, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Data

Beneficiaries and survivors, classification, Minn. Statutes 2011 13.63

Marriage dissolution actions, access, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Decedents estates, payments to

Disability benefits, accrued amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Normal retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Postretirement adjustments, unpaid amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Rollover election, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.63

Deductions

Minneapolis Municipal Retirement Association dues, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Voluntary membership dues, labor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.91

Deferred annuities

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71, 2011 353F.04 to 2011 353F.06, 2011 356.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.68

Reserves, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

City managers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028

Correction of coverage errors, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.99

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.29

Governmental subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.025

Local relief association consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.02

Loss of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.406

MERF Division, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

MERF Division account, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Privatized public facilities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.02

Public pension fiduciary responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01, 2011 356A.02, 2011 356A.06

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.01

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.011

Vesting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Volunteer ambulance service personnel, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Volunteer firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Dependent children, see Survivor benefits under this topic

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

Disability benefits

Applicants, medical reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353B.08

Combined service disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353E.06, 2011 356.302

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Disability determination procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.031

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33, 2011 353.46

Firefighters, duty disability, Minn. Statutes 2011 299A.465

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.87

Increases, automatic, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.84

Medical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.031

Optional annuities, see same under this topic

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33, 2011 356.42

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71, 2011 356.215

Privatized public facilities employee, continued coverage after termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.051

Recipients, earnings reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.335

Reemployment earnings, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.335

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.465

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.335

Suspension or reduction to recover overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27, 2011 353.33

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

Financial reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20

Dissolution of marriage

Division of property, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Optional annuities, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.48

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

District court reporters, payroll deductions, county auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

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

Duluth postemployment benefits, trust fund for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.95

Early retirement

Actuarial reduction, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.116

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.31

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Privatized public facilities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.05

Retirement benefit formula percentage, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 356.315

Service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

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

Employee contributions

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

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017

Federal compensation limits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.611

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Members electing participation in individual retirement account plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.04

MERF Division account, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Property tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41

Ramsey Health Care, Inc. employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 383A.91

Refunds, see same under this topic

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.62

School districts, retirees' health benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41

Volunteer ambulance service personnel, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Volunteer firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Employees of the retirement plan

Benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.24

Defined as public employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.19

Executive branch, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

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

Management and Budget Department powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.04

Postretirement option employment, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.346

Employer contributions

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27, 2011 353.28

Increases, special property tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2011 275.70

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Medicare coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.095

Members electing participation in individual retirement account plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.04

MERF Division account, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Metropolitan Sports Area Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 473.565

Nursing homes, treatment, medical assistance rate determination, Minn. Statutes 2011 256B.431

Property tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41

Ramsey Health Care, Inc. employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 383A.91

Rate changes, school aid adjustments due to, Minn. Statutes 2011 127A.50

School districts, retirees' health benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41

State aid, offset to rate increase, Minn. Statutes 2011 273.1385

Volunteer ambulance service personnel, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Volunteer firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Workers' compensation recipients, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Wrongful discharges, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Employers

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

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.27, 2011 353.33

Certifying to, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.28

Contributions, see Employer contributions under this topic

Dissolution, allocation of receivables, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.98

Filing with, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Reports given

Employee contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.62

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.64

Employing units, duties, see Employers under this topic

Exclusions from coverage

City managers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028

Deputy registrars of motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2011 168.33

Excluded employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.017, 2011 353.37

Execution (creditors remedies), annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Executive director

Benefit termination or denial, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.96

Certification of retirement coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 69.011

Compensation and salaries

Compensation Council, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 15A.082

Expense allowance, Minn. Statutes 2011 15A.081

Salary range, Minn. Statutes 2011 15A.01, 2011 15A.0815, 2011 15A.13

Salary recommendations, Minn. Statutes 2011 15A.0815

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.01, 2011 356A.01, 2011 356A.02

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.19

Fiduciaries, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Memberships, Minn. Statutes 2011 11A.08

Prior service credit purchases, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 352D.02

Exemptions from coverage, Health Coverage Reinsurance Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 62L.13

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.214, 2011 356.215

False statements to, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.19

Fiduciaries

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

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, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.02, 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

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

Nonliability, self-directed investments by privatized public facilities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

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

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

Filing with

Annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30, 2011 353.84

Board of trustees, candidates, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Disability benefit applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.031, 2011 353.33, 2011 353.656, 2011 353D.07, 2011 353E.06

Election of coverage, local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.08

Election of deferred compensation in lieu of PERA coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.02

Local consolidation associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.09

Local relief associations, municipal resolutions to retain consolidation accounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.665

Membership, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028, 2011 353.87

Membership applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353D.02

Normal retirement annuity applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.656

Optional annuities

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.48

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Proportionate retirement annuities, applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

Refund applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Resolutions, part-time police and firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.64

Retirement plan alternatives, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017, 2011 353.64, 2011 353.86

Survivor benefit applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

Financial reports

Alternative reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.23

Copies, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20, 2011 356A.07

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20

Former members

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Marriage dissolution actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.49

Refunds, see same under this topic

Return to active service, restoration of rights, benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35

Former spouses, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31, 2011 353.32

Forms

Disability benefit applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33, 2011 353.335, 2011 353.656, 2011 353B.08, 2011 353D.07, 2011 353E.06

Election of coverage, local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.081

Exclusion reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Local relief association consolidation, data, reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.06

Membership, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028, 2011 353.27, 2011 353.87

Membership applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86, 2011 353D.02

Normal retirement annuity applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Postretirement adjustments, optional payment schedule, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Postretirement option employment, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.346

Proportionate retirement annuities, applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

Public employees defined contribution plan, reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.06

Receipts, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Retirement plan alternatives, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.64, 2011 353.86

Service pension applications, local relief association benefit plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 353B.07

Survivor benefit applications, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

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

Funds and accounts

Custodian bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Dedicated fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.63

Local government correctional service retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 353E.01

Local relief consolidation accounts

Firefighters, see Consolidation accounts under LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Police, see Consolidation accounts under LOCAL POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

MERF Division account, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.27, 2011 353.50

Public employees police and fire fund, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES POLICE AND FIRE FUND

Public employees retirement fund, see same under this topic

Garnishment, annuities or benefits, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Governing board of a pension plan, see Board of trustees under this topic

Governing bodies, duties, see Employers under this topic

Governing body rules and policies

Defined as plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01

Governmental subdivisions, duties, see Employers under this topic

Grievance awards, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Guardians of minors, payments to, survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

Heads of departments

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Duties, see Employers under this topic

In-service training, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Indefinite layoffs, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Insurance

Public employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.316, 2011 356.87

Reemployed annuitants, withholding of premiums, transfer, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.37

Self-insurance risk reserve, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Interest rates

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Deferred annuities augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.28

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Leaves of absence, employee and employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Omitted deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71, 2011 356.215

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32, 2011 353.34, 2011 353.87

Reserves, augmentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Workers' compensation recipients, service credit contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Investigations, benefit applications and claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Investment of funds

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.06

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.06

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

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 11A.23, 2011 353.05, 2011 353.06

Investment expenses, 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

Accrual, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Mandatory, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.46

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

Lawsuits

Breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.08

Omitted deductions, recovery, commencement date, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Leaves of absence

Armed forces members, active service, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.183

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Legal advisor, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.08

Legal settlements, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Legislative proposals, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.05

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Liability

Cofiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.10

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215, 2011 356.22

Life insurance, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Local firefighter relief associations, voluntary consolidation

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.01 to 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.10

Local government correctional service retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 353E.01, 2011 353E.06, 2011 353E.08

Local police relief associations, voluntary consolidation

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.01 to 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.10

Local relief association consolidation accounts

Firefighters, see Consolidation accounts under LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Police, see Consolidation accounts under LOCAL POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Local relief association consolidation

Data, reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.05

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.04, 2011 353A.06

Lump sum payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Mail and mailing

Annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Benefit distribution notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Board of trustees, election requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

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

Management of association, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Medical advisor

Duties and requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.031

Local relief association benefit plans, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353B.08

Medical leave, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Meetings, see OPEN MEETING LAW

Members

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215

Basic members, see same under this topic

Charter school employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 124D.10

City managers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028

Contributions, see Employee contributions under this topic

Coordinated members, see same under this topic

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

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 356.406, 2011 356A.01

District court personnel, transfer to state plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 480.181

District public defenders, employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 611.265

Exclusion by other plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86, 2011 353D.01

Exclusion reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Exclusions from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 168.33, 2011 353.01, 2011 353.028

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.017

Exemption from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 62L.13

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Individual retirement account plan, election of participation, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.02, 2011 354D.04

Judicial district administrators, Minn. Statutes 2011 484.48

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

Membership based on erroneous deductions, continued, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

MERF Division, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Metropolitan Airports Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.026, 2011 353.855

Metropolitan Sports Area Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 473.565

Metropolitan Waste Control Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.026

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund, former employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.855

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.026

Minneapolis officers and employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.855

Municipal gas agency employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 453A.11

Municipal power agency employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 453.61

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

Payments to, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Private vendors of public services, Minn. Statutes 2011 471A.10

Proof of death, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Ramsey Health Care, Inc. employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 383A.91

Range association of municipalities and schools employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.025

Regional railroad authorities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 398A.03

Regional sanitary sewer district employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 115.63

Remarriage, effect on survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 356.407

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20, 2011 356.47, 2011 356.62, 2011 356A.07

Saint Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 458A.03

Special School District 1 (Minneapolis) employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.026, 2011 353.855

Status determination, board of trustees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.18

Transfer local government correctional plan, state aid reduction, Minn. Statutes 2011 273.1385

Volunteer ambulance service personnel, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Volunteer firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, Minn. Statutes 2011 458D.04

MERF Division account

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Employee contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27, 2011 353.50

State aid rededication, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.71

MERF Division

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Employees transferred to local social services agency, continuation, Minn. Statutes 2011 256D.21

School districts, retirees' health benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41

Special School District 1 (Minneapolis), continuity, Minn. Statutes 2011 128D.10

State contribution, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.505

Transfer of Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund administration, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Military of uniformed service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.635

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund, see MERF Division under this topic

Minneapolis Municipal Retirement Association dues, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Minneapolis Police Relief Association, former members

Service pensions, ineligibility, prisoners, Minn. Statutes 2011 609B.455

Minnesota Risk Adjustment Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 62Q.03

Normal retirement annuities

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.115

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.33, 2011 353.656

Benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.44

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

Coordinated benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.31

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Former Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund members, computation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.87

Optional annuities, see same under this topic

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71, 2011 356.215

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

Public employees defined contribution plan annuities, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Retirement benefit formula percentage, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 356.315

Service credit, salary calculations, Minn. Statutes 2011 354A.011

Simultaneous payment of survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.40

Suspension or reduction to recover overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Notice given

Benefit distribution, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Investment restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.06, 2011 353A.10

Voluntary consolidation preliminary actions, completion, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.05

Nursing facilities, payment rates, Minn. Statutes 2011 256B.434

Office space, Administration Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Officers

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Defined as public employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Duties, failure or refusal to perform, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.19

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Optional annuities

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Board of trustees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Information summaries, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.46

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.30 to 2011 353.32, 2011 356.46

Pensions and retirement commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30

Retirement before Social Security eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.48

Supplemental needs trusts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.465

Suspension or reduction to recover overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Parental or family-related break in employment

Prior service credit purchase, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Payments by

Allowable expenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.16

Benefit distribution upon plan termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Health insurance premiums, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.87

Medical examinations, costs, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.656

Nursing facilities, Minn. Statutes 2011 256B.434

Overpayments, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Public employees defined contribution plan, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.04

Payments in lieu of deductions, allowable service, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Payments to

Amortization state aid, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41

Health insurance premiums, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.87

Public employees defined contribution plan, employee and employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.04

Rulemaking, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Unredeemed payment warrants, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Payroll deductions

Disability benefits, deductions for retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Local relief associations, membership dues, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.07

Ramsey Health Care, Inc. employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 383A.91

Refunds, see same under this topic

Volunteer ambulance service personnel, exemption from payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Personal leave, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Plan documents, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.01, 2011 356A.07

Policies

Board of trustees, candidate statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Public employees defined contribution plan, payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.04

Portability with other retirement plans

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.12

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.72

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 352B.30

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

Vesting portability, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Postretirement adjustments

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 356.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.415

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71, 2011 356.215

Lump-sum payments, conversion to monthly annuity, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.431

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

Postretirement option employment, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.346

Postretirement option, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.371

Prior service contributions, transfer to unclassified employees retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 352D.12

Prior service credit

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35

Purchases

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Leaves of absence, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Payment amount, determination, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Post-July 1, 2004, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.551

Reserves requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Strike periods, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 356.195

Privatized public facilities employees

Allowable service, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.02, 2011 353F.03

Certification and decertification of medical facilities and other units, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.025

Counseling services after privatization, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.08

Deferred annuities, augmentation, interest rate, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.04

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.02

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.05

Purpose of law, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.01

Reemployment earnings limitation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.06

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.07

Self-directed investments, nonliability of fiduciaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Surviving spouse, dependent child provision, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.052

Terminated employee, continuation of disability coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.051

Vesting rule, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.03

Professional management surveys, reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Property insurance, purchase authorization, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

Public employee, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 355.01

Public employees insurance program, see under PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public employees police and fire fund, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES POLICE AND FIRE FUND

Public employees retirement fund

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

Deposits to, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27, 2011 353.32, 2011 353.34

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Public pension facilities, acquisition and construction, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.10

Public service

Reemployment after termination, effect on annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.37

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Receipts, annuities or benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Recommendations by, proposed legislation, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.05

Records and record keeping

Appeals of benefit termination or denial, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.96

Executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

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

Investment Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.06

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

Local relief association consolidation, transfer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.07

MERF Division, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Optional annuities, pensions and retirement commission recommendations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.30

Reemployment earnings limitation, excess amounts, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.47

Reemployment earnings limitation

Community hospital employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.06

Disability benefit recipients, reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.335

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.37, 2011 356.47

Refunds

Amount, formula, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Application for, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Automatic deposit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Canceled payment warrants, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

City managers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028

Death, before or after retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Deferments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Erroneous deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Former spouses, survivor benefits, lump sum refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31, 2011 353.32

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32, 2011 353.34, 2011 353.87

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.15, 2011 353.32

Privatized public facilities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.07

Repayment to

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Forfeited service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35, 2011 353.71

Individual retirement accounts, using, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 3A.12

Local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.10

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2011 352.72

Privatized public facilities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.07

Qualified annuities, using, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.441

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 352B.30

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.50

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

Rights to, generally unlimited, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Service credit termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35

Suspension or reduction to recover overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Volunteer firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Remarriage, effect on survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 356.407

Repeals, additional employer contributions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Reports given

Actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.215

Administrative services, consolidation with other pension plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 356B.10

Board of trustees, election requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Budgets, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Experience studies, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.215

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 356.20, 2011 356.23

Investment of funds, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.09, 2011 353B.14

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

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.42

State auditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Reserves

Prior service credit purchases, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Retirees

Reemployed annuitants, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Reemployment earnings limitation, see same under this topic

Retirement annuities, see Normal retirement annuities under this topic

Retirement plan alternatives

Arts Board employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.02, 2011 354D.04

Commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Elected public officials, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Exclusive representatives, public employees' unions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.017

Humanities Center employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.02, 2011 354D.04

Metropolitan Council employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 473.129

Metropolitan Sports Area Commission employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 473.565

Minnesota Historical Society employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.02, 2011 354D.04

Volunteer ambulance service personnel, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Volunteer firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Retirement

Date, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Review of benefit application or claim eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Rule of 90, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Rulemaking

Executive director, recommendations, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03, 2011 353.18

Public employees defined contribution plan, administration, Minn. Statutes 2011 353D.09

Social Security, Minn. Statutes 2011 355.035, 2011 355.05

Salary, see Compensation and salaries under this topic

Self-insurance risk reserve, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Service credit

Average salary calculations, Minn. Statutes 2011 354.05

Combined service annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.30

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.302, 2011 356.303

Erroneous deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Forfeited service, refund repayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Local relief association service, purchase, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.10

Members electing participation in individual retirement account plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 354D.04

MERF Division, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.50

Military or uniformed service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.635

Postretirement option employment, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.346

Proportionate retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.32

Purchase procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.0161, 2011 356.195

Restored service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.44

Termination after refund, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.35

Uncredited military service, purchase, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Uninterrupted service, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

Severance pay, erroneous deductions from, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Sick leave

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Unused sick leave, disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Spousal maintenance, income withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.15

Spouses, retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.46

State aid

Amortization state aid, Minn. Statutes 2011 126C.41, 2011 423A.02

Offset, employer contribution rate increase, Minn. Statutes 2011 273.1385

Reduction prohibited, transfer of members to local government correctional plan, Minn. Statutes 2011 273.1385

Withholding, investment reporting noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Statutes of limitations

Breach of fiduciary duty, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.12

Omitted deductions, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Subpoenas, overpayment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Successor in interest, consolidated local relief associations, claims, defenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.07

Successor organizations, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.20, 2011 356.215

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

Surviving child

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2011 13.63

Survivor benefits, see same under this topic

Surviving spouses

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2011 13.63

Former spouses, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31, 2011 353.32

Payments to, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.32, 2011 353.33, 2011 356.42, 2011 356.47

Survivor benefits

Basic disability survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

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

Early retirement, see same under this topic

Exemption from process, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31, 2011 353.32

Health insurance premiums, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.87

Increases, automatic, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.84

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.30 to 2011 353.32, 2011 356.46

Maximum family benefit, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31, 2011 353.33

Overpayment of benefits, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.401

Post-1973 basic members, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.85

Postretirement adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31, 2011 356.42

Postretirement interest rate adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71, 2011 356.215

Remarriage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29, 2011 353.46, 2011 356.407

Simultaneous payment of retirement annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.40

Suspension or reduction to recover overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Waivers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32, 2011 353.33

Temporary layoffs

Allowable service credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Termination of membership

City managers, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.028

Deferred annuities, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Refunds, see same under this topic

Retirement annuities, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.29

Volunteer firefighters, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Termination of plan or fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.001

Termination of public service

Independent contractors, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Reemployment after termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.37

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Termination of rights, see Refunds under this topic

Transfer of funds

Erroneous deductions and contributions, transfer to appropriate public retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Local relief association consolidation, assets and other items of value, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.07

Treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.05

Trustees, see Board of trustees under this topic

Unfunded actuarial accrued liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.215, 2011 356.22

Vacation benefits

Erroneous deductions from, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Unused vacation time, disability benefits prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Vesting requirements

Deferred annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.34

Disability benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.33

Early retirement, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01, 2011 353.29

Joint and survivor annuities, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32

Portability with other retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.71

Privatized public facilities employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353F.03

Service credit, see same under this topic

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.31

Violations and penalties

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

Investment reporting, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.219

Prohibited transactions, Minn. Statutes 2011 356A.06

Voluntary consolidation, local relief associations

Firefighters, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.01 to 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.10

Police, Minn. Statutes 2011 353A.01 to 2011 353A.08, 2011 353A.10

Voluntary Statewide Lump-sum Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan, see VOLUNTARY STATEWIDE LUMP-SUM VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT PLAN

Volunteer ambulance service personnel

Retirement plan alternatives, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.86

Volunteer firefighters, retirement plan alternatives, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.87

Wages, see Compensation and salaries under this topic

Waivers

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

Survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.32, 2011 353.33

Warrants for payment of money

Management and Budget Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.05

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.05

Unredeemed payment warrants, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Witnesses, authority to examine, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

Workers' compensation benefits

Erroneous deductions from, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.27

Service credit, while receiving temporary benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.01

Wrongful discharges, Minn. Statutes 2011 356.50

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