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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.  

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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.   

The following bills affecting LSERS and its members have been filed:

Senate Bill 11 – Senator Peacock proposes to merge LSERS into the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) effective July 1, 2017.  The LSERS' Board OPPOSES this bill.

Senate Bill 8 – Senator Peacock proposes to make uniform the process for correcting membership errors across and all Louisiana state and statewide retirement systems. The LSERS' Board SUPPORTS this bill.

House Bill 33 Representative Pearson proposes to replace the House Speaker appointee on the LSERS Board with the Chair of the House Retirement Committee. The LSERS' Board took NO POSITION on this bill.

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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 web site location 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).