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 Bill Status of HB0418  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PENCD-POLICE-RETURN TO SERVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Grant Wehrli - Carol Ammons - David McSweeney - Litesa E. Wallace and Natalie A. Manley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael Connelly - Dan McConchie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/3-109.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-109.1
40 ILCS 5/3-124.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-124.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that if a person who is receiving a police pension becomes employed as a chief of police, the person must so notify the pension fund paying the pension and any other fund in which the person has service credit, and the pension shall be suspended until the employment as chief terminates; if the person elects to participate in IMRF, the person must also notify IMRF of those police pension funds. Provides that if a person who is receiving a police pension enters service as a police officer with a different municipality, the person must so notify the pension fund paying the pension and the pension shall be suspended until the service terminates, unless the different municipality had a population of less than 6,000 at the time of the return to active service. Applies to persons who first enter service after the effective date of the amendatory Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/3-109.4 new
40 ILCS 5/7-109from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-109
30 ILCS 805/8.41 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Downstate Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Prohibits a police chief from electing to participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund instead of a downstate police pension fund, unless that police chief became a participating employee under the IMRF Article before January 1, 2019. Requires each municipality to establish a defined contribution plan for certain police officers. Requires the plan to meet certain requirements, including the immediate vesting of employer contributions. Provides that if a police officer is receiving pension payments and returns to active service with any municipality, he or she shall continue to receive those pension payments, but must participate only in the municipality's defined contribution plan. Provides that if a police officer who has more than 10 years of creditable service in a fund enters active service with a different municipality, he or she may elect to participate in the defined contribution plan in lieu of participating in the defined benefit plan. Authorizes a police officer to rescind his or her election to participate in the defined contribution plan. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/3-109.4 new
40 ILCS 5/7-109from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-109
30 ILCS 805/8.41 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Downstate Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Prohibits a police chief from electing to participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) instead of a downstate police pension fund, unless that police chief became a participating employee under the IMRF Article before January 1, 2019. Requires each municipality to establish a defined contribution plan for certain police officers. Requires the plan to meet certain requirements, including the immediate vesting of contributions. Provides that if a police officer is receiving pension payments and returns to active service with any municipality that has established a downstate police pension fund, he or she may continue to receive those pension payments, but must participate only in the municipality's defined contribution plan. Provides that if a police officer who has more than 10 years of creditable service in a fund enters active service with a different municipality, he or she may elect to participate in the defined contribution plan in lieu of participating in the defined benefit plan. Authorizes a police officer to rescind his or her election to participate in the defined contribution plan. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  1/12/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  2/15/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee; 011-001-000
  2/16/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/20/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/20/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Personnel & Pensions Committee; 012-000-000
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/26/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
  4/27/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-004-000
  5/2/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/2/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  5/2/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  5/2/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/5/2017SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/12/2017SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 013-000-000
  5/12/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2017
  5/15/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
  5/26/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses

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