Notice of Hearing
The Department of Employee Trust announces that it will hold a public hearing on a permanent rule (SS 025-17) to repeal ETF 50.30 (1) (a) to (c) and 50.40 (2); to renumber and amend ETF 50.30 (1) (intro.) and 50.40 (1); to amend ETF 50.30 (1), 50.44 (1) and (2) (a), 50.48 (4) (a) and (c), 50.54 (1), 50.56 (1) (j), (2) (e) and (3) (b), and 50.60 (2) (b); to repeal and recreate ETF 50.46 (2) (d); and create ETF 50.30 (1g), 50.30 (3m) and 50.48 (7), relating to closing the Long-Term Disability Insurance program (LTDI) to new claims and re-opening the Wis. Stat. §40.63 Disability Annuity Program (40.63) to all eligible employees effective January 1, 2018.
Hearing Information
Date:   May 30, 2017
Time:   10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:   Department of Employee Trust Funds
Conference Room GB
801 West Badger Road
Madison, WI 53713
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations, including the provision of information material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call David Nispel at (608) 264-6936 with specific information on your request at least 10 days before the date of the scheduled hearing.
Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments
Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to David Nispel, General Counsel, Department of Employee Trust Funds, P.O. Box 7931, Madison, WI 53707-7931. Written comments must be received at the Department of Employee Trust Funds no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 30, 2017.
The rule may be reviewed and comments made at no later than May 30, 2017.
Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
The proposed rule will not have an effect on small businesses, as defined under s. 227.114 (1), Stats.
Agency Small Business Regulatory Coordinator
David Nispel,, 608-264-6936
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