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 Bill Status of SB0208  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SECURE CHOICE SAVINGS PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert F. Martwick - Scott M. Bennett - Robert Peters - Doris Turner - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Ram Villivalam, Cristina Castro and Melinda Bush

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 80/5
820 ILCS 80/30
820 ILCS 80/60
820 ILCS 80/85


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. Removes all references to and the definition of "small employer". Provides that the Act applies to employers with at least one employee (rather than employers with fewer than 25 employees). Requires the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board to (i) establish annual automatic increases to the contribution rates and (ii) verify employee eligibility for auto-enrollment in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code and applicable federal and State laws. Makes changes regarding penalties for employers who fail, without reasonable cause, to enroll an employee in the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program (Program). Provides that, for purposes of the penalties, the Department of Revenue shall determine total employee count for employers using the annual average from employer-reported quarterly data. Provides that the Department may provide notice regarding penalties in an electronic format to be determined by the Department. Removes a provision authorizing the Department to implement the penalties 9 months after the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board notifies the Director of Revenue that the Program has been implemented.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Act applies to employers with at least 5 employees, rather than at least one employee. (Current law applies to employers with fewer than 25 employees.) Provides that a small employer is an employer that employed less than 5 employees during any quarter of the previous calendar year, rather than less than 25 employees at any one time throughout the previous calendar year. Provides enrollment deadlines. Provides that small employers may, but are not required to, establish payroll deduction arrangements for retirement savings arrangements.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
820 ILCS 80/5
820 ILCS 80/30
820 ILCS 80/60
820 ILCS 80/85
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 115/15from Ch. 48, par. 39m-15

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  2/17/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2021SenateAssigned to State Government
  3/5/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/5/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/12/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  3/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  3/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government
  3/17/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - State Government
  3/17/2021SenatePostponed - State Government
  3/18/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/24/2021SenatePostponed - State Government
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/26/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/15/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended State Government; 007-002-000
  4/15/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 20, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-018-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/13/2021HouseCommittee/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 28, 2021
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/19/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 009-006-000
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  5/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/28/2021HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2021
  5/30/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  6/2/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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