2021 Legislative Session

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
TRSL Membership  
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  
Updated: May 6, 2021
2021 Legislative Session

Regular Session News #8: Latest retirement bill action in Senate and House

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...

Regular Session News #7: Retirement eligibility bill returned to the calendar

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...

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