TRSL Legislation Archive

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.

 2016 Regular Legislative Session: Pension-related Legislation
Updated 06/24/2016
Legislative Session News Archive
 
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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) ...

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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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Regular Session News #9: Status update on legislation affecting TRSL

May 26, 2017

With less than two weeks left in the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, here’s where the bills impacting TRSL stand as of now:   TRSL-LSERS governance transfer SB 11 (Sen. Peacock) seeks to rename LSERS the Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement Plan (LSERP) and place governance of that plan under the TRSL Board. The bill would also dissolve the LSERS Board effective July 1, 2017. Senate floor amendments to SB 11 ...

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Regular Session News #8: Senate passes RTW bills; House strips retirement matters from constitutional convention

May 24, 2017

The Senate yesterday passed two return-to-work bills affecting retired school nurses and psychologists. HB 4 (Rep. Miguez) 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. The legislation becomes effective July 1, if signed by the governor.   HB 31 (Rep. Hoffmann) adds school psychologists to the list of cr...

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