The Legislature has been in session since Monday, January 8th. Today we have seen the first bill this session that would impact LEOFF 1
HB 2719 was introduced today. All it appears to do is to increase the size of population for a city to be required to establish a LEOFF 1 disability board. This would impact such cities as Mukilteo and Montlake Terrace which I believe are below the 30K but above 20K in population. I am sure there are many others. That means that those cites would come under the county disability board. At this point I do not have a position on this proposal.
2018 REGULAR SESSION
First reading, referred to Local Government (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
AN ACT Relating to the size of cities that must establish a law1 enforcement officers’ and firefighters’ retirement system plan 1 disability board; and reenacting and amending RCW 41.26.110.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 41.26.110 and 2013 c 213 s 1 and 2013 c 23 s 69 are each reenacted and amended to read as follows: (1) All claims for disability shall be acted upon and either approved or disapproved by either type of disability board authorized to be created in this section. (a) Each city having a population of ((twenty)) thirty thousand or more shall establish a disability board ….