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TRSL Legislation Archive

Legislative Session News Archive
 
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Regular Session News #15: End of session - Here’s what happened

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...

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Regular Session News #14: Governor signs PBI bill

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...

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Regular Session News #13: Minimum benefit increase bill sent to the Governor

May 28, 2021

Senate Bill 24 (Sen. Price) has passed both chambers of the Legislature and now heads to the Governor for approval. 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 l...

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Regular Session News #12: PBI bill receives final passage in the House

May 20, 2021

Yesterday, the House unanimously passed the permanent benefit increase (PBI) legislation, Senate Bill 24 (Sen. Price), after agreeing to a technical amendment and an amendment making the legislation effective upon the earlier of the governor’s signature or June 30, 2021. 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 em...

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