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Government Relations

While the Missouri legislature is in session (January - May), the PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees and staff closely monitor any proposed legislation regarding retirement and education. We work with Missouri education associations and other Missouri retirement systems to ensure the best interests of our members are served.

PSRS/PEERS Legislative News Archive

Spring 2024 Legislative Update

More than 2,500 bills and resolutions have been filed for the 2024 legislative session, which began on Wednesday, January 3, 2024. PSRS/PEERS is currently tracking more than 100 bills.

2023 Legislative Session Ends: Multiple Provisions Sent to the Governor’s Desk that Impact PSRS/PEERS

During the 2023 Missouri legislative session that began Wednesday January 4, 2023, the General Assembly introduced more than 2,300 bills. PSRS/PEERS closely monitored over 250 of those bills and completed more than 45 fiscal impact requests.

Legislation Restoring 2.55% Benefit Factor, Increasing Working After Retirement Limits One Step Closer to Becoming Law

As of May 9, legislation impacting PSRS/PEERS members was passed by both the Missouri House and Senate.

Legislative Update

Since the General Assembly began the 2023 legislative session on Wednesday January 4, 2023, more than 2,300 bills have been filed. PSRS/PEERS is currently tracking 256 pieces of legislation. The 2023 legislative session ends on Friday May 12.

Work Limits Waived on Post-Retirement Substitute Teaching from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025

On July 1, 2022, Governor Mike Parson signed legislation that waives the working after retirement limits on part-time or temporary-substitute work performed by PSRS/PEERS retirees as substitute teachers for covered employers or third-party providers between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2025.