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 Bill Status of HB2998  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-TRS-SERVICE CREDIT

House Sponsors
Rep. Dave Severin and Michael T. Marron

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/16-128.5 new
40 ILCS 5/16-203


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a teacher who served as a teacher during the public health emergency declared by the Governor related to the COVID-19 pandemic shall receive one additional day of service credit for each day of service credit earned during that period, notwithstanding any limitation on the amount of service credit that may be earned in a single year. Provides that the service credit shall be granted without any additional employee or employer contribution. Provides that any benefit increase that results from the amendatory Act is excluded from the definition of "new benefit increase". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Severin
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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