2021 State Legislative Map

Key Program Metrics Snapshot – OregonSaves, Illinois Secure Choice, and CalSavers – as of March 31, 2022
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Board Meetings: IL: 5/19; CT: 5/20; CO: 5/24; CA: 5/24; MA: 6/14; VA: 6/14; ME: 6/15; NM: 7/7; NJ: 7/8; MD: 9/12; OR: 8/30

CT – myCTsavings program moving to Comptroller’s office
NJ –   EFL Associates selected for program ED search
NM – RFQ for marketplace consultant closed 5/16
– New study commission with 12/31/22 deadline
WA – 
401k provider Saturna exits marketplace
MD – Pilot program successfully recruits employers

For an overview of current state programs and features, see State-Facilitated Retirement Savings Programs: A Snapshot of Plan Design Features


117th Congress, 2nd Session

  • Simplifying Small Business Retirement Savings Act
  • Incentivizing Small Business Retirement Savings Act
  • Too Narrow to Succeed Act of 2022
  • Increasing Small Business Retirement Choices Act of 2022
  • INFORM: Information Needed for Financial Options Risk Mitigation Act of 2022
  • Protecting America’s Retirement Security Act of 2022
  • Informed Savers Act of 2022
  • Starter-K Act of 2022
  • Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022
  • Enhancing Emergency and Retirement Savings Act of 2022
  • RISE Act Retirement Improvement and Savings Enhancement Act of 2021
  • Auto Reenroll Act of 2022
  • Lifetime Income for Employees (LIFE) Act of 2022

View additional bills of the 117th Congress, 1st session, and prior years



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State Auto-IRAs are flowering in May (InvestmentNews, May 16, 2022)

Growing Pool of Gig Workers Left Out of State Retirement Plans (Bloomberg Law, May 3, 2022)

Looking at legislative efforts to make retirement easier (Reverse Mortgage Daily, April 25, 2022)

Labor’s Kennedy Townsend Puts Retirement on Social-Change Agenda (Bloomberg Law, April 22, 2022)

10 States Trying to Make It Easier to Retire (MoneyTalks News, April 21, 2022)

More States Help Workers Save for Retirement (Pew, April 11, 2022)

California’s Auto-Retirement Program Denied Supreme Court Review (Bloomberg Law, February 28, 2022)

State-Facilitated Retirement Savings Programs Helping Close Savings Gap
(Planadviser, February 24, 2022)

Workers at private companies have amassed more than $400 million in state-run retirement programs (CNBC, February 2, 2022)

Panel addresses retirement situation in Ohio (Sydney (OH) Daily News, December 15, 2021)

Re-Thinking Retirement with New Legislation (Yahoo!Finance, December 10, 2021)

These states automatically enroll you in Roth IRAs: Here’s what you need to know (CNBC, December 2, 2021)

States Step Up Action to Address the U.S. Retirement Savings Crisis (Forbes, December 2, 2021)

75% of Americans Think the Government Should Help Them Save for Retirement (MarketWatch, November 22, 2021)

New Research Finds Strong Support for State-Facilitated Retirement Programs for Workers Lacking Workplace Plans (Workerscompensation, November 22, 2021)

Most Americans Strongly Support State-Run Retirement Programs (401k Specialist, November 22, 2021)

Public Opinion Favors State Auto IRAs, Report Finds (InvestmentNews, November 19, 2021)

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