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Legislation

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

2017 AB 62 and 2017 SB 136 – Military Service Credits

Bill(s)

2017 AB 62 and 2017 SB 136 would allow WRS participants to receive military service credits for any military service (current law requires that the service must have been performed prior to 1974). In addition, this bill would eliminate the current law restriction on receiving military service credit for service that is also used to receive a federal retirement benefit. Finally, the bill would allow for a participant to receive military service credits if that participant leaves WRS covered employment to enter military service and returns – to any WRS covered employment within 180 days of discharge (current law requires the participant to return to the same WRS employer).

Status

This bill has not been scheduled for a hearing.

Other

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

 
 

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