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 Bill Status of HB1447  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-GARS & JRS-INCREASES

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly Burke - Chris Nybo and Elaine Nekritz

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Christine Radogno)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/2-108.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-108.1
40 ILCS 5/2-119.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-119.1
40 ILCS 5/2-121.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-121.1
40 ILCS 5/18-125from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-125
40 ILCS 5/18-125.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-125.1
40 ILCS 5/18-128.01from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-128.01


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Assembly and Judges Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that, for persons who first become participants of either system on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act: (i) the automatic annual increases in participant and survivor annuities shall be at the rate of 3% or one-half the annual unadjusted percentage increase (but not less than zero) in the consumer price index-u, whichever is less, of the originally granted retirement annuity (rather than at the rate of 3% or the annual unadjusted percentage increase in the consumer price index-u, whichever is less, of the annuity then being paid) and (ii) the annual increases in highest salary for annuity purposes and final average salary shall be at the rate of the lesser of 3% or one-half the annual unadjusted percentage increase (but not less than zero) in the consumer price index-u (rather than at the rate of the lesser of 3% or the annual unadjusted percentage increase in the consumer price index-u).

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the General Assembly and Judges Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced with changes. Authorizes persons who are participants in the affected systems on the effective date to elect the reduced benefits provided in the introduced bill.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
40 ILCS 5/2-108.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-108.1
40 ILCS 5/2-119.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-119.1
40 ILCS 5/2-121.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-121.1
40 ILCS 5/18-125from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-125
40 ILCS 5/18-125.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-125.1
40 ILCS 5/18-128.01from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-128.01
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/1-101from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 1-101

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
40 ILCS 5/1-101from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 1-101
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 315/4from Ch. 48, par. 1604
5 ILCS 315/15from Ch. 48, par. 1615
5 ILCS 375/6.16 new
20 ILCS 3005/7from Ch. 127, par. 417
20 ILCS 3005/8from Ch. 127, par. 418
30 ILCS 5/2-8.1 new
30 ILCS 105/13from Ch. 127, par. 149
30 ILCS 105/24.12 new
30 ILCS 105/24.13 new
40 ILCS 5/1-103.3
40 ILCS 5/1-162 new
40 ILCS 5/2-105.1 new
40 ILCS 5/2-105.2 new
40 ILCS 5/2-107.9 new
40 ILCS 5/2-108from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-108
40 ILCS 5/2-110.3 new
40 ILCS 5/2-119.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-119.1
40 ILCS 5/2-124from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-124
40 ILCS 5/2-134from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-134
40 ILCS 5/7-109from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-109
40 ILCS 5/14-103.10from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-103.10
40 ILCS 5/14-103.40 new
40 ILCS 5/14-103.41 new
40 ILCS 5/14-103.42 new
40 ILCS 5/14-106from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-106
40 ILCS 5/14-106.5 new
40 ILCS 5/14-114from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-114
40 ILCS 5/14-131
40 ILCS 5/14-132from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-132
40 ILCS 5/14-133from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-133
40 ILCS 5/14-135.08from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-135.08
40 ILCS 5/14-152.1
40 ILCS 5/16-158from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-158
40 ILCS 5/18-140from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-140
105 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 122, par. 24-1
105 ILCS 5/24-8from Ch. 122, par. 24-8
110 ILCS 70/36dfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b3
110 ILCS 305/80 new
110 ILCS 520/65 new
110 ILCS 660/5-175 new
110 ILCS 665/10-175 new
110 ILCS 670/15-175 new
110 ILCS 675/20-180 new
110 ILCS 680/25-175 new
110 ILCS 685/30-185 new
110 ILCS 690/35-180 new
110 ILCS 805/3-26from Ch. 122, par. 103-26
110 ILCS 805/3-42from Ch. 122, par. 103-42
115 ILCS 5/4from Ch. 48, par. 1704
115 ILCS 5/17from Ch. 48, par. 1717
30 ILCS 805/8.36 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the General Provision and State Employee Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that Tier I employees and Tier I retirees must make an irrevocable election either: (1) to accept changes in eligibility for, and the amount of, automatic annual increases in retirement annuity or (2) to avoid those changes. Provides that a person who elects the first choice may have any future increases in income included as compensation and is entitled to certain healthcare benefits. Provides that a person who elects the second choice forgoes those benefits. Prohibits departments from offering to a person who elects the second choice any future increase in income in a form that would constitute compensation. Requires the System to provide information describing the consequences of making the election. Provides that, for an employee who first becomes a participant on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, "compensation" does not include any payments for travel vouchers that are submitted late. Defines "future increase in income", "Tier I employee", and "Tier I retiree". Amends the State Finance Act. To the list of standardized items of appropriation, adds "State retirement contribution for annual normal cost" and "State retirement contribution for unfunded accrued liability". Defines those terms. Amends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Adds those terms to a list of classifications to be used in statements and estimates of expenditures submitted to the Office in connection with the preparation of a State budget. Amends the Illinois State Auditing Act. Authorizes the Auditor General to contract with an enrolled actuary to serve as the State Actuary. Sets forth the duties of the State Actuary. Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act and other Acts to make related changes. Includes an inseverability provision. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/15-106from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-106
40 ILCS 5/15-107from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-107
40 ILCS 5/15-113.2from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-113.2
40 ILCS 5/15-163from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-163
40 ILCS 5/15-165from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-165
40 ILCS 5/16-106from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-106
40 ILCS 5/16-127from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-127

Makes technical changes. In the State Universities Article, provides that, beginning on the effective date, certain entities no long qualify as employers and certain persons no longer qualify as employees. Changes the manner in which the minimum required State contribution is certified. In the Downstate Teachers Article, specifies that certain employees will no longer qualify as teachers and prohibits new hires from using sick time to accrue service credit. Amends a Section of the State Universities Civil Service Act relating to powers of the Merit Board. Excludes the changes made by the amendatory Act from a provision relating to negotiation for compensation. Makes changes in a provision concerning severability and inseverability. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  2/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2011HouseAssigned to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  3/2/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  3/2/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Barickman
  3/2/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Barickman
  3/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  3/10/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Personnel and Pensions Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Personnel and Pensions Committee; 006-000-002
  3/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  4/1/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 087-003-013
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 7, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/8/2011SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/8/2011SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/11/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  5/4/2011SenateAssigned to Pensions and Investments
  5/11/2011SenatePostponed - Pensions and Investments
  5/13/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/4/2012SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 25, 2012
  5/7/2012SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/8/2012SenateRe-assigned to Executive
  5/16/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/16/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/16/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/16/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/16/2012SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 009-000-005
  5/16/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 17, 2012
  5/18/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2012
  5/25/2012SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2012
  5/29/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/29/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/30/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/30/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/30/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Held in Executive
  5/30/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Held in Executive
  5/31/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 008-007-000
  5/31/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 008-007-000
  5/31/2012SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Cullerton
  5/31/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Cullerton
  5/31/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2012SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Chris Lauzen
  5/31/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/31/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 030-024-001
  5/31/2012HouseArrived in House
  5/31/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2, 3
  7/27/2012HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/4/2013HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  1/4/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2, 3
  1/8/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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