The amendments to House Bill 1154 included the following:
- Limits/freezes pensionable salary of TRS employees to the greater of the Social Security base for the previous year (currently $113,700), or the annual salary of the member in the previous year - does not apply to salaries determined by contracts or collective bargaining agreements currently in place on the effective date of the bill. Amendment passed 65-7.
- Increases employee contributions 4% over two years - Amendment failed 11-58-2.
- Suspends/eliminates COLA for all Tier I employees and retirees (anyone hired before 1/1/2011) from the bill's effective date through January 2024. Amendment failed 2-67.