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
40.70 (8) of the statutes; relating to: cancelling coverage
2under the public employer group life insurance program (suggested as remedial
3legislation by the Department of Employee Trust Funds).
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill eliminates the requirement that a form to cancel coverage under the
Wisconsin Public Employers Group Life Insurance Program takes effect at the end
of the calendar month that begins after the form is received from an insured
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
40.70 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
An insured employee may at any time cancel one or more of the types 6
of life insurance coverage provided under this subchapter by filing a cancellation 7
form with the employing office his or her employer
. The cancellation form shall be 8
transmitted immediately to the department. The cancellation shall be effective and
1the insurance shall cease at the end of the calendar month which begins after the
2cancellation form is received by the appropriate office.
(1) Life insurance coverage cancellations.
This act first applies to 5
cancellation forms received on the first day of the first month beginning after the 6
effective date of this subsection.