Representative Van Winkle presented House Bill 18-1056. The bill allows the Fire and Police Pension Association (FPPA) to implement an electronic format for completing and filing the required health history form. The bill also clarifies the following requirements for health history form submittal:
• all newly hired members must fill out the form within 30 days of employment; and
• employers must require all new employees to complete the form and file it with the FPPA within 60 days of completion.
If the forms are not submitted as required, employers can be liable for the payment of disability and survivor benefits. If any member omits or conceals any material fact concerning his or her health history on the form, that member may be disqualified from receiving disability or survivor benefits.