2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
March 9, 2022 - Introduced by Senators Johnson, Larson, Smith, Ringhand, L.
, Agard, Carpenter, Roys, Erpenbach and Bewley, cosponsored by
Representatives Pope, Brostoff, Considine, Sinicki, Hesselbein, Anderson,
Shankland, Goyke, B. Meyers, Cabrera, Snodgrass, L. Myers, Vining,
Drake, Emerson, Shelton, Hebl, Conley, Subeck, S. Rodriguez, Ohnstad,
Stubbs, Milroy, Vruwink and Hong. Referred to Committee on Education.
SB1060,1,2 1An Act to amend 40.51 (7) (a); and to create 40.51 (7) (c) of the statutes;
2relating to: health insurance for school district employees.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under the bill, a municipal employer is required to offer a health insurance plan
that is offered by the Group Insurance Board to eligible employees of a school district.
For further information see the local fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB1060,1 3Section 1. 40.51 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB1060,2,64 40.51 (7) (a) Any employer, other than the state, including an employer that
5is not a participating employer, may offer to all of its employees a health care
6coverage plan through a program offered by the group insurance board.
7Notwithstanding sub. (2) and ss. 40.05 (4) and 40.52 (1), the department may by rule
8establish different eligibility standards or contribution requirements for such

1employees and employers. Beginning on January 1, 2012, except as otherwise
2provided in a collective bargaining agreement under subch. IV of ch. 111 and except
3as provided in par. pars. (b) and (c), an employer may not offer a health care coverage
4plan to its employees under this subsection if the employer pays more than 88
5percent of the average premium cost of plans offered in any tier with the lowest
6employee premium cost under this subsection.
SB1060,2 7Section 2. 40.51 (7) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
SB1060,2,108 40.51 (7) (c) Beginning on January 1, 2023, each municipal employer shall offer
9all eligible employees of a school district a health care coverage plan through a
10program offered by the group insurance board under par. (a).
SB1060,2,1111 (End)