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02.20.2023 Agenda

Pension Commission Meeting Agenda for February 20, 2023

Agenda Documents
1. Approval of February 13, 2023, meeting minutes. Approved 2/13/23 Minutes
2. HF 782 (Becker-Finn); SF 413 (Pappas): Establishing the Minnesota Secure Choice retirement program. Passed as amended Testifiers:
  • Jim Scheibel, State President, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Tobias Read (via Zoom), Oregon State Treasurer and Chair of the OregonSaves Retirement Savings Program Board of Directors
  • John Scott (via Zoom), Retirement Savings Project Director, The PEW Charitable Trusts (handouts)
  • Hanna Zinn, Public Policy Manager, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Erik Forsberg (via Zoom), Proprietor, Devil's Advocate Restaurant
  • Karin Swenson (via Zoom), Executive Director, Meadow Park Preschool and Child Care Center
  • Nicauris Heredia-Rosario (via Zoom), Legislative & Policy Director, Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs
  • Beth Kadoun, Vice President, Tax and Fiscal Policy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
  • Robyn Rowen, Executive Director, Minnesota Insurance and Financial Service Council
Submitted testimony:
3. HF 1201 (Nelson); SF 1393 (Pappas): Increasing the employer contribution limit to the International Union of Operating Engineers multiemployer plan. Amended, Testifiers:
  • Chris Chantry, General Counsel, IUOE Local 49
  • Jonathon Turner, Business Agent, IUOE Local 49
Direct links to attachments:
Annual Funding Notice
Participating Employers
4. Presentation on the Minnesota State Individual Retirement Account Plan (IRAP) overview and history of Teachers Retirement Association (TRA) coverage elections
  • Derek Hughes, System Director, Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
  • Jonathan Bohn, Director of Public Affairs, Inter Faculty Organization
  • Dick Kaspari, Benefits and Salary Equity Representative, Inter Faculty Organization

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Meeting Details

  • Monday, February 20, 2023
  • 8:30 AM
    120 State Capitol
  • Chair: Rep. Kaohly Vang Her

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