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Legislation

Government Relations

2017 Session - Proposals

Proposed Bills (for reference only)

  • 2017 SB 190 – 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 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.