Bill Status of HB4599 100th General Assembly
Short Description: PEN CD-IMRF-PARAMEDIC-EMT SLEP
Rep. Kathleen Willis
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a person who is not eligible to participate in a downstate firefighter pension fund and is employed on a full-time basis by a participating municipality to perform duties as a paramedic, emergency medical technician (EMT), emergency medical technician-intermediate (EMT-I), or advanced emergency medical technician (A-EMT) may be granted Sheriff's Law Enforcement Employee (SLEP) status with the approval of the employing municipality. The approval resolution must specify that SLEP status shall be applied to employment occurring on or after the adoption of the resolution. Provides that the resolution is irrevocable. Effective immediately.