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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 SB 744

Bill(s)

2015 SB 744 provides that under the Wisconsin Retirement System, a protective occupation participant whose principal duties involve active law enforcement may not receive a duty disability benefit if all of the following occur:

    1. the participant was injured while performing his or her duty in violation of law or any policy or protocol established by his or her employer,
    2. the violation of law or any policy or protocol established by his or her employer that resulted in a situation that required the use of force, and
    3. at the time the participant was injured, an individual died or suffered serious bodily harm as a result of the actions of the participant.

The bill also applies this same provision to any retirement system of a county with a population of 500,000 or more and to any retirement system of a first class city.

Status

This bill has not been scheduled for a public 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.