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Regular Session News #2 Legislature suspends session amid coronavirus spread

Mar 16, 2020

The Louisiana Legislature has suspended its 2020 Regular Session until March 31 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. TRSL will keep you informed about the status of the session as well as bills impacting the retirement system once the session reconvenes.

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Regular Session News #1: 2020 Regular session starts Monday, several bills would affect TRSL

Mar 6, 2020

The 2020 Regular Legislative Session begins Monday, March 9, and TRSL is monitoring the following bills that would impact the retirement system and its members: Senate bills affecting TRSL Senate Bill 2 (Sen. F. Mills) would waive mandatory TRSL membership for TRSL-eligible employees hired on or after July 1, 2020, who are 60 years old at the time of employment or 55 years old with at least 40 quarters of credit in Social Security....

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Session News #9: Short session closes with few bills impacting TRSL

Jun 6, 2019

The 2019 legislative session, which began April 8, ended today. TRSL monitored five pieces of legislation that would have impacted the retirement system. Ultimately, only two resolutions relating to Social Security offsets gained final passage. House Concurrent Resolution 20 (Rep. Jones) and Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 (Sen. Mizell) both request that Congress review and consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision...

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Session News #8: Hybrid plan bill deferred in House retirement committee

May 8, 2019

A bill that would establish a hybrid retirement benefit structure for TRSL and the state retirement systems for state employees, school employees, and state police was voluntarily deferred by its author at this morning’s House retirement committee meeting. House Bill 28 (Rep. Ivey) would establish a hybrid retirement benefit structure for certain members of the state retirement systems first hired on or after July 1, 2020. Tun...

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