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 Bill Status of HB1605  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/1-113.65 new
30 ILCS 805/8.43 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code. By no later than December 31, 2020, requires every pension fund, except for a Downstate Police or Downstate Firefighter fund, to develop a climate change risk minimization policy. Provides that the policy shall consider the financial risk to the investments held by the pension fund in the event of different levels of climate change, as defined by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Requires the policy to explain what sources of data, which must include specified sources, were used to make certain projections. Requires the policy to consider the scope of the financial risk of climate-related events. Authorizes the pension fund to determine a policy for all corporate equities held by the pension fund on voting for shareholder resolutions and directors to advance corporate policies that minimize the long-term risk to the pension fund's assets from increased climate change. Requires the policy to be updated annually and published on the pension fund's website. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/1/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2019HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  2/21/2019HouseTo Miscellaneous Issues Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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