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
Select Yearly Archive:

Regular Session News #10: Service credit purchase, return-to-work, and new COLA bills pass House retirement

Jul 1, 2016

The following bills made it through the House retirement committee today and move to the House floor for consideration: House Bill 13 (Pearson): Allows TRSL members to purchase credit for teaching service at an out-of-state nonpublic school. Technical amendments to the bill were adopted. House Bill 14 (Pearson): As amended, replaces the chair of the House retirement committee with any member of that committee appointed by the House sp...

Read More

Regular Session News #28: Legislative Session - Week in Review

Jun 24, 2016

Gov. John Bel Edwards recently signed into law several pieces of legislation from the regular session that affect TRSL: House Bill 14, now Act 621 (Pearson) replaces the chair of the House retirement committee with any member of the committee appointed by the House speaker to serve on each state and statewide retirement board. House Bill 603, now Act 679 & House Bill 696, now Act 639 (Leger) proposes that a constitutional amendment be p...

Read More

Regular Session News #27: Gov. Edwards signs Jones' COLA bill

Jun 17, 2016

Yesterday afternoon Gov. John Bel Edwards signed HB 32 (Rep. Jones). House Bill 32 grants a 1.5% benefit increase to eligible TRSL retirees and beneficiaries, effective July 1, 2016. The governor’s signature today affirms the COLA authorized by Act 93, and does not provide for an additional COLA. To check the latest status of all bills that TRSL was monitoring during the Regular Session, please visit the Legislation page of our website...

Read More

Regular Session News #26: 2016 session wrap-up

Jun 7, 2016

The 2016 regular legislative session ended at 6 p.m. yesterday. Here’s what happened in the final hours to a number of bills awaiting legislative action. Return-to-work bills fail to pass Three return-to-work bills failed final passage. Last week, the bills were sent to separate conference committees after the House rejected the Senate’s amendments to the bills. In order to gain final passage, recommendations of the conference c...

Read More
Back to Top of Page