Pension Reform Status Update:
On May 2, 2013 Senate Bill 1 passed the house with a vote of 61 / 52 / 2.
To review the breakdown of the vote, click here.
SB 1 (as amended by Amendment #3)
Choice of Health Insurance or COLAs for TRS Only
Sponsors: President Cullerton, Speaker Madigan
SB 1 would affect only members of the Teachers Retirement System who are
not yet retired. SB 1 requires those members to choose between COLAs or
state-sponsored retiree health insurance and future salary increases.
SURS members are not impacted by SB 1.
Read the entirety of SB 1 here.
SB1 is expected to arrive in the state senate next week.