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 Bill Status of HB5447  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-DNST POLICE-SURVIVORS

House Sponsors
Rep. Dan Ugaste - Dan Brady - Lawrence Walsh, Jr. - Mark Batinick, Dave Severin, Andrew S. Chesney, Amy Grant, Katie Stuart, Thomas M. Bennett and Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Donald P. DeWitte - Scott M. Bennett - Meg Loughran Cappel - Rachelle Crowe - Dale Fowler, Brian W. Stewart and Robert F. Martwick)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0811

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/3-120from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-120
30 ILCS 805/8.46 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision that disqualifies a surviving spouse from receiving survivors benefits if the police officer marries after retirement, provides that the provision does not disqualify a surviving spouse from receiving a survivor's pension if (i) the police officer was married to the surviving spouse for at least 12 months prior to the death of the police officer and (ii) the surviving spouse has attained age 62. Provides that the benefit shall begin to accrue on the effective date of the amendatory Act or the first day of the month following the police officer's death, whichever is later. Provides that the benefits for such a surviving spouse shall terminate no later than 15 years after the benefits begin to accrue. Provides that the changes apply without regard to whether the police officer was in active service on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Changes from 12 months to 5 years the amount of time a police officer must have been married to the surviving spouse for the surviving spouse to receive a survivor's pension.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Ugaste
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  2/17/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee; 008-000-000
  2/18/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Dan Ugaste
  2/18/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/4/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/7/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 8, 2022
  3/8/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  3/8/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/8/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/28/2022SenateAssigned to Pensions
  3/28/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 8, 2022
  3/29/2022SenateWaive Posting Notice
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/30/2022SenateDo Pass Pensions; 007-000-000
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/30/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 31, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  3/31/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  4/1/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  4/28/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/13/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/13/2022HouseEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0811

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