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Regular Session News #18: End of session delivers a benefit increase and return-to-work changes

Jun 8, 2022

The 2022 Regular Session, which began March 14, ended Monday. Four bills impacting TRSL received final legislative passage with three awaiting action by the governor. Here’s a look at them. Permanent Benefit Increase Senate Bill 6 (Sen. Price) grants a 2% permanent benefit increase (PBI), payable on July 1, 2022, to eligible TRSL retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors calculated on the first $68,396 of their annual retirement benefit...

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Regular Session News #17: Benefit increase receives final legislative passage; heads to governor

Jun 1, 2022

Today, the full House unanimously passed Senate Bill 6 (Sen. Price), which would authorize a 2% permanent benefit increase (PBI)  for eligible TRSL retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors calculated on the first $68,396 of their annual retirement benefit. The PBI would be payable on July 1, 2022. Senate Bill 6 now heads to the Governor’s desk for signature. Senate Bill 6 provides that individuals who meet the following criteria on Ju...

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Regular Session News #16: RTW bill receives Senate final passage

May 25, 2022

Yesterday, the Senate amended and passed House Bill 1021 (Rep. McFarland, DeVillier, Edmonds, Frieman, Harris, and Romero), which would make several changes to the 2010 Return-to-Work (RTW) Law as well as add new RTW provisions for retirees re-employed as adjunct nursing professors in postsecondary institutions. The amendments were technical in nature. House Bill 1021 proposes to: make permanent changes to K-12 employer advertising and posti...

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Regular Session News #15: House Retirement Committee advances RTW bill

May 19, 2022

Today, the House Retirement Committee amended and favorably reported Senate Bill 434 (Sen. Fields), which would make several changes to the 2010 Return-to-Work (RTW) Law as well as add new RTW provisions for retirees re-employed as adjunct nursing professors in postsecondary institutions.  The amended Senate Bill 434 mirrors House Bill 1021, which was approved by the Senate earlier this week. Senate Bill 434 next goes to the full House for ...

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