Legislative Updates

The retirement system's role is to provide information and factual analysis on the impact of proposed legislation.

2019 Legislative Tracker (As of 1/18/19)

2019 Session

Learn more: Click on a bill number below to go to the NH General Court website for additional information, including the bill text and current status.

Note: Additional bills will be added to this page as they are introduced.

HB 110

This bill requires that the cost of statutorily required fiscal analysis of proposed legislation done by the retirement system be reimbursed to NHRS by the state.

HB 116

This bill changes the method for determining the proper NHRS membership classification of an existing or newly created state or local position.

HB 418

This bill excludes hours worked for emergency response and training by retired members working for municipal fire departments from the annual limitations on hours worked by NHRS retirees working for retirement system participating employers.

HB 468

This bill adds attendance stipends paid to teachers and school employees as earnable compensation for NHRS.

HB 497

This bill requires the state to pay 15 percent of employer contributions for teachers, police officers and firefighters employed by political subdivisions beginning in fiscal year 2020. 

HB 616

This bill grants a 1.5% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to retirees who retired on or before July 1, 2014, or any beneficiary of such member who is receiving a pension benefit. The COLA would take effect on the retired member's first anniversary date occurring after July 1, 2020. 

HB 629

This bill establishes a defined contribution state retirement plan for new members of the retirement system who begin service on or after July 1, 2019.

HB 675

This bill modifies the cost calculation methodologies for the purchase of service credit in the retirement system for active service in the armed forces prior to NHRS membership and in cases of employer enrollment oversight.

SB 28

This bill requires that one of the public members of the NHRS Independent Investment Committee be an active member appointed from a list of nominations provided by public employee labor organizations.

Key: + - Bill has been enacted into law; * - Bill is dead; # - Bill has been tabled or retained in committee.