The 2021 Regular Legislative Session will convene at noon on Monday, April 12. Final Adjournment will be no later than 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10.
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|2021 Regular Session Legislation Affecting TRSL|
|Bill No.||Author||Summary||Status||TRSL Board of Trustees Position|
|Minimum Permanent Benefit Increase|
|SB 24||Sen. Ed Price||Provides a minimum benefit increase for certain retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors of the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana, Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System, Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System, and State Police Retirement System||
Pending House Retirement
|Benefit Structure Changes – Retirement Eligibility|
|SB 22||Sen. Barrow Peacock||Provides relative to retirement eligibility for certain members of state retirement systems and for disability retirement||Pending Senate Floor Action||Oppose|
|HB 22||Rep. Jeremy LaCombe||Provides relative to Louisiana School Boards Association employees' membership in retirement systems||Pending Senate Introduction||Neutral|
|Payments Toward UAL|
|HB 516||Rep. Jerome Zeringue||Makes supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2020-2021||Pending House Final Passage||Support|
|Rep. Mike Johnson||Memorializes Congress to take actions necessary to review and eliminate or reduce the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision||Pending House Final Passage|
2021 Legislative Session
Apr 29, 2021
The Senate moved Senate Bill 24 (Sen. Price) forward yesterday with unanimous passage. SB 24 would grant a minimum benefit increase to certain retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors of TRSL, as well as the retirement systems for state employees, school employees, and state police. TRSL retirees who meet the following criteria on June 30, 2021, would be granted a monthly benefit increase equal to the lesser of $300 or the differ...
Apr 27, 2021
Today, the Senate considered Senate Bill 22 (Sen. Peacock), and after debate, Sen. Peacock asked that the bill be “returned to the calendar,” leaving open the possibility of a vote on the bill at a later date. As currently written, SB 22 would change retirement eligibility criteria for new hires in TRSL, LASERS, and LSERS whose first employment makes them eligible for membership in a state retirement system on or a...