At PSRS/PEERS, we track all legislation that may impact the Systems and our members, and post information weekly regarding these bills on this website. Please check here throughout the legislative session for updates and ongoing information on bills we are tracking.
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.
Proposed 2017 Missouri Legislation
These bills, if passed, would have directly impacted the Retirement Systems and/or our members.
|HB 1670||Changes the laws regarding teacher compensation|
|HB 1673||Requires public retirement plans to provide financial information to participants and modifies the criteria for when a public plan is deemed delinquent|
|HB 1830||Changes provisions relating to teacher salaries|
|HB 2200||Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education|
|HB 2335||Modifies provisions relating to school employee retirement systems|
|HB 2660||Modifies provisions relating to the public school retirement system|
|SB 686||Modifies the law relating to the investment policies of the state. Russia-Based Investment|
|SJR 33||Prohibits implementation of any program providing a public benefit without an appropriation, which includes retirement benefits|
To contact your legislator and voice your support or opposition to any of the above legislation, visit http://www.senate.mo.gov/llookup/leg_lookup.aspx and enter your ZIP code.
To follow the progress of all proposed legislation being tracked by PSRS/PEERS, download our 2018 Legislation Tracker spreadsheet. You will notice that not all bills listed on this document would have a direct impact on PSRS/PEERS or our membership. We monitor these bills to ensure that we are aware of any potential conflicts or changes to our systems.
You can find detailed information on legislation we are currently watching by downloading our 2018 Legislation Tracker. The Legislative Tracker is updated weekly while the legislature is in session so be sure to check back for updates.