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Government Relations

2017 Session - Proposals

Proposed Bills (for reference only)

  • 2017 SB 266 – Group Health Insurance Requirements (Lifetime or Annual Limit)
  • 2017 SB 265 – Group Health Insurance Requirements (Preexisting Condition Exclusion)
  • 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

22015 AB 973


2015 AB 973 permits counties to classify county jailers, detention officers and correctional officers eligible as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System without a requirement that their principal duties involve active law enforcement.


This bill has not been scheduled for a public hearing.


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.