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 Bill Status of HB5737  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-FELONY-SUSPEND BENEFITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Amy Elik - Jackie Haas, Sandra Hamilton, Amy Grant, Avery Bourne, Daniel Swanson, Chris Miller, Thomas Morrison, Blaine Wilhour, Brad Halbrook, Ryan Spain, Tony McCombie, Dave Severin, Deanne M. Mazzochi, Charles Meier, Mark Batinick, Bradley Stephens, Andrew S. Chesney and Patrick Windhorst

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/1/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/1-170 new
30 ILCS 805/8.46 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that benefit or annuity payments to a member or participant shall be suspended if the member or participant is indicted or charged by information with a felony and the board of the retirement system or pension fund determines that the felony relates to or arises out of or in connection with his or her service as a member or participant of the retirement system or pension fund. Provides that if the member or participant is not convicted of that felony, payment of the benefit or annuity shall resume and the retirement system or pension fund shall pay to the member or participant the amount of the suspended annuity or benefit payments with interest. Provides that if the member or participant is convicted of that felony, the suspended annuity or benefit payments shall not be paid to the member or participant. Provides that the amendatory Act applies without regard to whether the member or participant first became a member or participant of a retirement system or pension fund before the effective date. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  4/1/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Amy Elik
  4/1/2022HouseFirst Reading
  4/1/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jackie Haas
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra Hamilton
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Stephens
  4/8/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/8/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst

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