Representative Kelly Introduces Bill Supporting the Port Authority's Inclusion in PERA
Thursday, February 17 2011 12:00 AM
On February 14th House File 476 was introduced by Representative Kelly supporting the Red Wing Port Authority’s inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement Association of Minnesota, PERA. The bill also validates the Port Authority’s past retirement coverage and contributions to PERA by the Port Authority. Representative Kelly has secured Representative Morrie Lanning as a coauthor. Representative Lanning is the Chair of the House State Government Finance Committee.The bill would clarify the Red Wing Port Authority’s employees’ eligibility as PERA members and eliminate the need for PERA to refund over $325,000 to the Port Authority for previous collected contributions.