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As required by the Constitution the Louisiana Legislature holds a Legislative Session each year. They 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.  

The 2017 Regular Legislative Session convenes at noon on Monday, April 10, 2017, and must adjourn by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Please refer to the Louisiana State Senate Session Information for more information.

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2017 Regular Legislative Session

The Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature convenes at noon on Monday, April 10, 2017 and must adjourn by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2017.   

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The description of the affect of Legislation on LSERS and its members is subject to the interpretation by the Attorney General's Office, as well as the courts. Members should contact their own attorney and seek advice before relying on legislation affecting their membership.

Questions? Contact Carolyn N. Forbes, Assistant Director, at 225.925.6490 (email to or 1.800.256.3718 (if outside the Baton Rouge area).