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 Bill Status of HB3484  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-IMRF-TREASURER & COMPTR

House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Daniel Biss )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0450

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 405/10-05e new
40 ILCS 5/7-195.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-195.1
40 ILCS 5/7-210from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-210
40 ILCS 5/7-214from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-214


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the IMRF Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Replaces the State Treasurer as treasurer of the Fund with one or more custodians appointed by the Board of the Fund. Deletes the security bond requirement. Replaces references to payments made by voucher and warrant with payments made by check or draft. Deletes obsolete language. Makes related and technical changes. Amends the State Comptroller Act. Specifies the manner of complying with certain provisions of the Illinois Pension Code authorizing deductions from State funds payable to an employer. Effective July 1, 2015.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/9-184.5 new
40 ILCS 5/10-107.5 new
40 ILCS 5/12-149.5 new
40 ILCS 5/13-503.5 new
40 ILCS 5/22-104 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause and reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Further amends the Illinois Pension Code. In the Cook County, Cook County Forest Preserve, Chicago Park District, and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Articles and in provisions relating to certain transit authorities, provides that if the employer fails to transmit required contributions to the pension fund by December 31, the fund may certify to the State Comptroller the amount due, and the Comptroller must deduct and deposit into the fund the certified amounts from grants of State funds to the employer. Makes a conforming change in the State Comptroller Act. Effective July 1, 2015.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 There is no discernible fiscal impact associated with HB 3484, however to the extent the bill helps to expedite the payment of delinquent employer contributions to IMRF, it will have a slight positive impact.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
15 ILCS 405/10-05e
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/3-125from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-125
40 ILCS 5/4-118from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-118
40 ILCS 5/5-168from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 5-168
40 ILCS 5/6-165from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 6-165
40 ILCS 5/7-172.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-172.1
40 ILCS 5/8-173from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 8-173
40 ILCS 5/11-169from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 11-169
40 ILCS 5/17-127.5 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as amended by House Committee Amendment No. 1, with these changes: (1) Deletes the amendment to the State Comptroller Act. (2) Makes the payment-capture provisions added to the Illinois Pension Code by House Amendment No. 1 apply to all State payments rather than just grants, and requires the certification to be in accordance with any applicable rules of the State Comptroller. (3) Makes similar changes in the existing payment-capture provisions in the Downstate Police, Downstate Fire, Chicago Police, Chicago Fire, Chicago Municipal, and Chicago Laborer Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. (4) Adds similar payment-capture language to the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Effective July 1, 2015.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
40 ILCS 5/3-125
40 ILCS 5/4-118
40 ILCS 5/5-168
40 ILCS 5/6-165
40 ILCS 5/7-172.1
40 ILCS 5/7-195.1
40 ILCS 5/7-210
40 ILCS 5/7-214
40 ILCS 5/8-173
40 ILCS 5/9-184.5
40 ILCS 5/10-107.5
40 ILCS 5/11-169
40 ILCS 5/12-149.5 new
40 ILCS 5/13-503.5 new
40 ILCS 5/17-127.5 new
40 ILCS 5/22-104 new
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/2-139.1 new
40 ILCS 5/14-135.11 new
40 ILCS 5/15-112from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-112
40 ILCS 5/15-126.2 new
40 ILCS 5/15-154from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-154
40 ILCS 5/15-157from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-157
40 ILCS 5/15-168from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-168
40 ILCS 5/16-155from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-155
40 ILCS 5/16-169.1
40 ILCS 5/16-181.4 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Pension Code. In the State Universities Article: Adds a cross-reference to a provision relating to earnings for service before becoming a participant. Defines "plan year". In a provision concerning repayment of certain refunds, requires interest from the date the refund was issued rather than the date it was received. Makes changes to a provision relating to the purchase of service credit by inactive participants. Specifies that the Board may require information from a benefit recipient and from any employer of a current or former participant of the System. In the General Assembly, State Employees, and Downstate Teachers Articles, provides that the boards of those systems have the power to request from any member, annuitant, beneficiary, or employer such information as is necessary for the proper administration of that system. In the Downstate Teacher Article: In a provision relating to employer reporting to the Board, provides that the Board may establish additional interim employer reporting requirements as the Board deems necessary. Authorizes the Board to issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents and records in conjunction with an attempt to obtain information to assist in the collection of sums due to the System. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/26/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseAssigned to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  3/19/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/19/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  3/24/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/24/2015HousePension Note Filed
  3/26/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Personnel and Pensions Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Personnel and Pensions Committee; 009-000-000
  3/26/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/22/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 093-000-000
  4/28/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/28/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 29, 2015
  4/29/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/29/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/29/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2015SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/6/2015SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/14/2015SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 009-000-000
  5/14/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 18, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2015
  5/22/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/28/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/28/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/29/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities and Pensions; 011-000-000
  5/31/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Biss
  5/31/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/31/2015HouseArrived in House
  5/31/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/31/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/30/2015HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  6/30/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  6/30/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  6/30/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  6/30/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  6/30/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 31, 2015
  7/1/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Personnel and Pensions Committee; 006-000-000
  7/9/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 111-000-000
  7/9/2015HouseHouse Concurs
  7/9/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  8/7/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/24/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/24/2015HouseEffective Date August 24, 2015
  8/24/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0450

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