TRSL will be closed Friday, April 19 for Good Friday. Normal business hours will resume Monday, April 22.

2019 Legislative Session
 
The 2019 Regular Legislative Session will convene at noon on Monday, April 8, and must adjourn by 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6.
 
2019 Legislation Affecting TRSL  
Bill No. Author Summary Status TRSL Board of Trustees Position
New Benefit Structure (Hybrid Plan)  
HB 28 Rep. Barry Ivey Establishes a hybrid retirement benefit structure for members of the state retirement systems first hired on or after July 1, 2020 Pending House Retirement Oppose
Board of Trustees Term Limits  
SB 14 Sen. Barrow Peacock Provides for term limits for retirement system boards of trustees Pending Senate Retirement No position
Funding/Employer Contributions  
HB 19 Rep. Kevin Pearson Requires certain payments from minimum foundation program formula funds to the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana

Pending House Retirement

No position
Social Security Offsets
HCR 20 Rep. Sam Jones Memorializes Congress to consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions  Passed the Senate  
SCR 34 Sen. Beth Mizell Memorializes Congress to consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions  Passed the House  
Updated: April 17, 2019

2019 Legislative Session
 

Session News #4: Senate and House adopt resolutions on Social Security Offsets

Apr 17, 2019

The Senate unanimously adopted House Concurrent Resolution 20 (Rep. Jones) and the House unanimously adopted Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 (Sen. Mizell), both of which request that Congress consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions. Both concurrent resolutions now await the signature of the Speaker of the House and the Senate President before being...

Session News #3: Recap of Week 1 at the Legislature; a look ahead to Week 2

Apr 12, 2019

This week, a bill that would establish term limits for the TRSL Board of Trustees and other state and statewide retirement systems was amended and deferred in the Senate Retirement Committee. Senate Bill 14 would limit the ability of elected board members of state/statewide retirement systems from running for a term that would allow that board member to serve more than 12 consecutive years. Before being deferred, the following amendments to th...

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