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 Bill Status of SB0035  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-REFORM STATE SYSTEM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss - Patricia Van Pelt - Michael Noland, Bill Cunningham, Heather A. Steans and Dan Duffy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/20/2013SenateThird Reading - Lost; 023-030-003

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 3005/7from Ch. 127, par. 417
20 ILCS 3005/8from Ch. 127, par. 418
30 ILCS 105/13from Ch. 127, par. 149
30 ILCS 105/24.12 new
30 ILCS 105/24.13 new
30 ILCS 122/20
40 ILCS 5/1-103.3
40 ILCS 5/1-160
40 ILCS 5/1-161 new
40 ILCS 5/2-105.1 new
40 ILCS 5/2-105.2 new
40 ILCS 5/2-108from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-108
40 ILCS 5/2-119from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-119
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 5/2-124from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-124
40 ILCS 5/2-125from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-125
40 ILCS 5/2-126from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-126
40 ILCS 5/2-134from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 2-134
40 ILCS 5/2-162
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 5/14-107from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-107
40 ILCS 5/14-108from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-108
40 ILCS 5/14-110from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-110
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 5/15-107.1 new
40 ILCS 5/15-107.2 new
40 ILCS 5/15-111from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-111
40 ILCS 5/15-113.6from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-113.6
40 ILCS 5/15-113.7from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-113.7
40 ILCS 5/15-135from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-135
40 ILCS 5/15-136from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-136
40 ILCS 5/15-155from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-155
40 ILCS 5/15-155.1 new
40 ILCS 5/15-156from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-156
40 ILCS 5/15-157from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-157
40 ILCS 5/15-165from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-165
40 ILCS 5/15-198
40 ILCS 5/16-106.4 new
40 ILCS 5/16-106.5 new
40 ILCS 5/16-121from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-121
40 ILCS 5/16-132from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-132
40 ILCS 5/16-133from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-133
40 ILCS 5/16-133.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-133.1
40 ILCS 5/16-152from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-152
40 ILCS 5/16-158from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-158
40 ILCS 5/16-158.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-158.1
40 ILCS 5/16-158.2 new
40 ILCS 5/16-203
40 ILCS 5/20-121from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 20-121
40 ILCS 5/20-123from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 20-123
40 ILCS 5/20-124from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 20-124
40 ILCS 5/20-125from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 20-125
30 ILCS 805/8.37 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Provisions, General Assembly, State Employee, State Universities, and Downstate Teacher Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. In the General Provisions Article, creates a cash balance plan for new hires of the State Universities and Teachers' Retirement Systems and for certain Tier II participants. Increases the retirement age for certain Tier I members and participants. Changes the conditions of eligibility for, and the amount of, automatic annual increases for Tier I retirees. Increases required employee contributions for Tier I members and participants. Limits pensionable salary for Tier I participants. Changes the required State contribution to each of the affected retirement systems so that those systems are 100% funded by 2043. Guarantees certain funding levels. In the State Universities and Downstate Teacher Articles, shifts costs to local employers. Makes other changes. 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 State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Includes an inseverability provision. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
40 ILCS 5/1-161 new
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 315/4from Ch. 48, par. 1604
5 ILCS 315/15from Ch. 48, par. 1615
40 ILCS 5/15-107.3 new
40 ILCS 5/15-139from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-139
40 ILCS 5/15-153.2from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-153.2
40 ILCS 5/15-158.5 new
40 ILCS 5/16-152.8 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the General Provisions, General Assembly, State Employee, State Universities, and Downstate Teacher Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. In the Downstate Teacher and State Universities Articles, creates a Tier 3 composite defined-benefit, defined-contribution retirement plan for employees hired on or after January 1, 2014 and certain others. Makes corresponding changes in other parts of those Articles and in the Retirement Systems Reciprocal Act. Increases the retirement age for certain Tier I members and participants. Changes the conditions of eligibility for, and the amount of, automatic annual increases for Tier I retirees. Increases required employee contributions for Tier I members and participants. Limits pensionable salary for Tier I and Tier 3 participants. Changes the required State contribution to each of the affected retirement systems so that those systems are 100% funded by 2043. Adds State funding guarantees. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act to provide that this amendatory Act takes precedence. 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 State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Includes an inseverability provision. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
In each of the funding guarantee provisions, removes a provision that prohibited the court-ordered payment schedule from significantly imperiling the public health, safety, or welfare.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Delays the start of the funding changes from FY 2014 to FY 2015; retains the 30-year amortization period.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Changes the manner of calculating automatic annual increases in retirement annuity. Requires the board of trustees of each affected retirement system to bring a mandamus action in circuit court if the State fails to pay in a fiscal year specified amounts. Requires the boards to submit a voucher for monthly contributions before commencing such an action. Requires the boards to submit a written voucher for payment if the State fails to pay the vouchered amounts within 90 days. Requires a copy of the request to be filed with the Secretary of State, who shall, in turn, provide copies of the request to the Governor and General Assembly. Provides that no earlier than the 16th day after filing such a request with the Secretary, but no later than the 21st day after filing the request, the applicable board of trustees may commence a mandamus action in the circuit court. Provides that if a board fails to commence such an action on or before the 21st day after filing the request with the Secretary of State, then any participant or annuitant may file a mandamus action against the board to compel the board to commence its mandamus action against the State. Waives the State's sovereign immunity. Specifies that the obligations and cause of action created in the funding obligation provisions are in addition to any other right or remedy otherwise provided by law. Specifies that those provisions are not to be construed to deny, abrogate, impair, or waive any other right or remedy.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  1/10/2013SenateFirst Reading
  1/10/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/22/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/7/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/13/2013SenatePostponed - Executive
  2/15/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/27/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/27/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/5/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/7/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/13/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/13/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/13/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/13/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/13/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 011-004-000
  3/13/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/13/2013SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2013
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Re-referred to Assignments
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  3/20/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Biss
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Biss
  3/20/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2013
  3/20/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Duffy
  3/20/2013SenateThird Reading - Lost; 023-030-003

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