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Legislative News

Insurance Ombudsman Bill – SB5966: Progressing

The ombudsman bill, SB5966, is reported out of the Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee, and was submitted to the Senate Rules Committee with a “Do Pass” recommendation. Additional information can be found at: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=5966&year=2011  

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2012 RPEC Legislative Day

Thursday, January 26, 2012, is the RPEC Legislative Day. We will convene at 9:00 am at the State Capitol Campus in the John Cherberg Building (JAC building) in Senate Hearing Rooms A, B, C. We must be out of the room by 1:00 pm. 2012 Legislative Day Call

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Insurance Ombudsman Bill Introduced – SB5966/HB2147

The ombudsman bill has been drafted and introduced. Copy of SB5966 is attached – the language is identical in the HB and SB. RPEC Resolution #5 from the RPEC Convention is also attached. HB2147 is sponsored by Representatives Cody, Armstrong, Hunt, Reykdal, and Kenney; SB5966 is sponsored by Senators Fraser and Swecker. Please be sure to thank these sponsors.

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2012 RPEC Legislative Priorities

TOP TIER PRIORITIES Aggressively pursue legal action to restore Plan 1 COLAs Full funding of employer contribution rates to the pension plans Oppose effort to create a new state retirement plan Protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid STATE PRIORITIES Retirement Aggressively pursue legal action to restore Plan 1 COLAs Join with other retiree organizations and fight for the reinstatement of …

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