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Regular Session News #6: Retirement bills continue to move forward

May 18, 2020

Two bills that would affect TRSL received final passage in the full House on Friday, May 15. House Bill 8 (Rep. Bourriaque) would waive the 25% cap on earnings (per fiscal year) for re-employed retirees hired as PreK-12 substitute classroom teachers. House Bill 10 (Rep. Edmonds) would change the computation of average compensation (for purposes of calculating retirement benefits) when a member has an interruption in service of more than 10 ...

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Regular Session News #5: Senate Retirement Committee advances two resolutions

May 12, 2020

On Monday, the Senate Retirement Committee reported the following resolutions favorably: Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 (Sen. Mizell) requests that Congress consider eliminating or reducing the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions. Senate Resolution 15 (Sen. Price) urges and requests that state retirement systems report to the legislature on alte...

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Regular Session News #4: House Retirement Committee moves first retirement bills of the session forward

May 8, 2020

The House Retirement Committee met yesterday and considered two bills affecting TRSL.  House Bill 10 (Rep. Edmonds) was reported favorably. This bill would change the computation on the limit of average compensation (for purposes of calculating retirement benefits) when a member has an interruption in service of more than 10 years. The committee also reported House Bill 8 (Rep. Bourriaque) favorably with amendments. HB 8 would waive th...

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Regular Session News #3: House retirement committee to meet Thursday (copy)

May 5, 2020

After suspending its 2020 Regular Session in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Louisiana Legislature reconvened on Monday, May 4. The House Retirement Committee is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 7 to consider two bills affecting TRSL: House Bill 8 (Rep. Bourriaque) would waive the 25% cap on earnings (per fiscal year) and the 12-month waiting period for re-employed retirees hired as PreK-12 substitute classroom teachers i...

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