Capitol Watch

Below you will find links to detailed information about the status of current education-related bills in the Legislature. Click on the bill number to access the Illinois General Assembly website containing full text and all actions associated with the bill.

Bill #DescriptionPositionTopicStatusFact Sheet
SB 11Would force current active employees in the Teachers’ Retirement System and the State Universities Retirement System to choose between either giving up their 3 percent compounded retirement cost of living adjustment (COLA) to allow for future salary increases to continue to be pensionable, or keeping their COLA while future salary increases would not be used to calculate their future pension annuityOpposedPensions Failed (018-029-010)