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.

Sponsors

2015 SB 744 was introduced by Sen. Larson and referred to the Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform.

Status

This bill has not been scheduled for a public hearing.

Other

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

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