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Legislation

Government Relations

2015 Session - Proposals - Not Enacted into Law

2015 AB 397 and 2015 SB 329 increases

Bill(s)

2015 AB 397 and 2015 SB 329 increases the minimum retirement age for all employees by two years.

  • General employees, teachers, elected officials and executive employees are currently eligible to retire at age 55. The bill would change that to age 57.
  • Protective employees, such as police and firefighters, are currently eligible to retire at age 50. The bill would change that to age 52.
  • This change would only apply to WRS participants who are under age 40 on the effective date of the bill.

Status

Neither bill has been scheduled for a hearing.

Other

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.