Bill Status of HB5954 100th General Assembly
Short Description: PEN CD-TRS-SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS
Rep. Allen Skillicorn
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act, a substitute teacher is not required, as a condition of employment or otherwise, to participate in the System. Provides that an active substitute teacher may terminate his or her membership in the System (including the ability to contribute or have contributions made to a defined contribution account, if applicable) by notifying the System in writing. Provides that an active substitute teacher terminating his or her membership in the System shall be entitled to a refund of his or her contributions (other than contributions to a defined contribution account) minus the benefits received prior to the termination of membership. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.