2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
January 12, 2017 - Introduced by Representative Ott, by request of Department
of Employee Trust Funds. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
1An Act to amend
40.05 (5) (a) of the statutes; relating to: the waiting period
2for the employer's share of income continuation insurance premiums for certain
3teachers employed by the University of Wisconsin System (suggested as
4remedial legislation by the Department of Employee Trust Funds).
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
pays the gross premium for income continuation insurance coverage for teachers
employed by UW System who have more than one year of state service, subject to a
130-day waiting period. This bill changes the waiting period from 130 days to 180
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
40.05 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) For teachers employed by the board of regents of the university, 7
no contribution if the teacher has less than one year of state creditable service and
an amount equal to the gross premium for coverage subject to a 130-day 180-day 2
waiting period if the teacher has one year or more of state creditable service.