End of 2014 Legislative Session Update

The 97th Regular Session of the Missouri Legislature officially ended Friday, May 16, 2014 at 6 p.m. We are pleased to report no legislation was passed that had a negative impact on the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS). This effort was accomplished by the active involvement of numerous educational associations, retired and active teachers contacting their respective legislators and our legislative team who spent many hours walking the floors of the Capitol and monitoring numerous committee hearings and floor debates.

A detailed report of the 97th Missouri Legislative Session will be presented at the upcoming June Board Meeting.If you have any questions regarding the status of particular legislation, please feel free to contact Maria Walden, director of legislation and policy at (573) 638-1084.

Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed legislation* relating to PSRS/PEERS:


This bill specifies that:

HCS HB 1882

This bill changes the laws regarding the administrative requirements of public employee retirement plans. In its main provisions, the bill:

HCS SB 504

This bill requires a state agency to make proposed rules available to the public by providing a link on its official website to the web page that contains the text of the proposed rule as filed, a fiscal note and summary for the proposed rule, as well as a link to the rule and material incorporated by reference in the Missouri Register. This information must be made available on the website within one business day of the publication of the proposed rule in the Missouri Register.

*Legislative summaries were drafted by House and Senate Research.