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||
|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||Did Not Pass||Oppose|
|HB 22||Rep. Jeremy LaCombe||Provides relative to Louisiana School Boards Association employees' membership in retirement systems||Act 138||Neutral|
|Payments Toward UAL|
|HB 516||Rep. Jerome Zeringue||Makes supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2020-2021||Act 120||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||Sent to the Secretary of State||Support|
2021 Legislative Session
Jun 11, 2021
The 2021 Regular Session, which began April 12, ended yesterday. Three bills and one resolution impacting TRSL passed. Here’s a look at them. Permanent Benefit Increase Act 37 [Senate Bill 24] (Sen. Price) grants 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 all of the foll...
Jun 2, 2021
Yesterday, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed Act 37 of 2021 (formerly Senate Bill 24), which grants 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 all of the following criteria on June 30, 2021, will receive a monthly benefit increase equal to the lesser of $300 or the difference bet...