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As required by the Constitution the Louisiana Legislature holds a Legislative Session each year. It can also hold Special Legislative Sessions that are traditionally called by the Governor.  LSERS is committed to providing information on legislation that affects the system and its members. Visit the Louisiana State Legislature website for more information on legislation.  

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2020 Regular Legislative Session

The Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature convened at Noon, Monday, March 9, 2020 and adjourned on Monday, June 1, 2020. 

The following bills affecting LSERS and its members were filed. For more information regarding each Bill, please click on the Bill number link below. 

Bill Number: Author Summary Board Position
HCR 9 Rep. Michael T. Johnson
Requests that Congress consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions. (Sent to Secretary of State)
 
HR 21 Rep. Lance Harris
Requests that state retirement systems report to the legislature on alternative methods for providing permanent benefit increases to retirees. (Sent to Secretary of State)
 
SCR 34 Sen. Beth Mizell Requests that Congress consider eliminating the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security benefit reductions. (Sent to Secretary of State)  
SR 15 Sen. Ed Price
Requests that state retirement systems report to the legislature on alternative methods for providing permanent benefit increases to retirees. (Sent to Secretary of State)
 


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Questions? Contact John W. Strange, Executive Counsel, by email jstrange@lsers.net or by telephone at 225.925.6484 or 1.800.256.3718 (if outside the Baton Rouge area).