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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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2019 Regular Legislative Session

The Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature will convene at noon on Monday, April 8, 2019 and adjourn on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  

The following bills affecting LSERS and its members were filed. To see the ending status of each Bill, please click on the Bill Number link: 

Bill Number: Author Summary Board Position
HB 20 Rep. Kevin Pearson Fixes an error about number of years to have vested in LSERS Support
HB 28 Rep. Barry Ivey Creates a hybrid retirement benefits structure for retirees hired on or after 7-1-2020 Oppose
SB 14 Senator Barrow Peacock Imposes 12-year consecutive term limit on trustees of state and statewide retirement systems. Neutral
SB 16 Senator Gerald Long Provides relative to investment of lump-sum benefits, including at LSERS. Would authorize LSERS to use third-party provider to administer DROP and IBRP and use stable value fund.    Support

 

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You also may check the status of any of the bills listed simply by clicking on the bill's name in the list above.  That takes you to Louisiana Legislature's website that lists the status of the bill, as well as other details about the bill.

Questions? Contact Robert J. Collins, Executive Counsel, by email rcollins@lsers.net or by telephone at 225.925.6560 or 1.800.256.3718 (if outside the Baton Rouge area).