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Government Relations

2017 Session - Proposals

Proposed Bills (for reference only)

  • 2017 SB 190 and 2017 AB 324 – Increases the minimum retirement age and changes the formula for calculating a retirement benefit.
  • 2017 AB 128 and 2017 SB 81 – Prohibits the Group Insurance Board from contracting for or providing abortion services
  • 2017 AB 62 and 2017 SB 136 – Military Service Credits
  • 2017 AB 10 – Align effective date for life insurance cancellations with other insurance
  • 2017 AB 9 – Eliminates time requirement in statutes for acceptance of retirement applications
  • 2017 AB 8 – Clarifies WRS part-time elected official waiver for protective occupation employees
  • 2017 AB 7 – Clarifies eligibility provisions to participating employees
  • 2017 AB 6 – Clarifies Income Continuation Insurance waiting period

2015 Session - Proposals - Not Enacted into Law

2015 AB361 and SB278


2015 AB 361 and 2015 SB 278 would require the GIB, beginning on January 1, 2018, to make the optional insurance plans available to local government employers. The local government employers that participate in the program must establish payroll deductions for the employees to pay the premiums.


The Committee on Urban and Local Affairs held a public hearing and an executive session on 2015 AB 361. The committee passed the bill 9-0. In November, a public hearing was held on 2015 SB 278.


Please contact Tarna Hunter, ETF’s Legislative Liaison, if you have any questions.


Please contact Tarna Hunter, ETF’s Government Relations Director, if you have any questions.