2017 Legislative Session
 
The 2017 Regular Legislative Session began Monday, April 10, and ended Thursday, June 8. TRSL provides legislative updates, Session News, about about bills and issues that impact the system and its members. Get these updates delivered straight to your inbox through TRSL's eNews. If you're already an eNews subscriber, manage your preferences in a previously received eNews email to receive important legislative updates. Or, sign up for eNews today if you haven't already subscribed.

Pension-related Legislation

Click on any bill number in the below file. The links will take you to the Louisiana Legislature website where you can view information specific to each bill.

 2017 Regular Legislative Session: Pension-related Legislation (Updated 6/26/2017)
2017 Legislative Session News

 

Regular Session News #11: Find out what happened to legislation affecting TRSL

Jun 9, 2017

The 2017 regular session ended yesterday at 6 p.m. Here is what happened to bills affecting TRSL. Legislation that passed: Return to work: HB 4 (Rep. Miguez) was signed into law and is now Act 15. Act 15 becomes effective July 1 and adds school nurses to the list of retirees who can return to work and continue to receive a benefit check, subject to a 25% of annual benefit earnings limitation. HB 31 (Rep. Hoffmann) ...

Special Session News #10: A second return-to-work bill now awaits consideration

Jun 2, 2017

A second return-to-work bill now awaits consideration by Gov. John Bel Edwards. HB 31 (Rep. Hoffmann) adds school psychologists to the list of critical shortage positions in which a retiree can return to work without a reduction of benefits. The bill was amended to provide that if a retiree’s benefit was calculated at an accrual rate lower than 2.5% or their benefit was actuarially reduced, they will be subject to a 36-month ...

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