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The New Hampshire Retirement System plays an important role in the long-term economic security of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters. For more than 50 years, we have been committed to providing secure retirement benefits and superior service.

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What's New

NHRS 2019 Legislative Update

  • Retirees
  • Members
  • Employers
  • Legislation

Six bills related to RSA 100-A were enacted by the New Hampshire Legislature during the 2019 session and signed into law by the Governor.

State authorizes 1.5% cost-of-living adjustment

  • Retirees
  • Legislation

House Bill 616 grants a one-time, 1.5% COLA on the first $50,000 of an annual pension benefit to members who retired on or before July 1, 2014, or any beneficiary of such member who is receiving a survivorship pension benefit. The COLA will take effect on the retired member’s first anniversary date of retirement occurring after July 1, 2020.

Additional Pay Types Includable as Earnable Compensation

  • Legislation

House Bill 468 adds annual attendance stipends or bonuses to the definition of earnable compensation for all members and also enables wages paid to full-time Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) faculty for teaching summer courses to be included as earnable compensation. Both changes are effective September 10, 2019.

Jean Appointed to Board of Trustees

  • Board of Trustees

Benjamin Jean was recently appointed to the NHRS Board of Trustees as an employer member representing the state.