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 Bill Status of HB3354  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  PEN CD-DNST FIRE-TIER 2

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - John M. Cabello and Elizabeth Hernandez

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/4-114from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-114
30 ILCS 805/8.43 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that if a person who first becomes a firefighter under the Article on or after January 1, 2011 and who is not receiving a disability pension under specified provisions dies for specified reasons, then a pension shall be paid to his or her survivors in the amount equal to the greater of (i) 54% of the firefighter's monthly salary at the date of death or (ii) 66 2/3% of the firefighter's earned pension at the date of death (rather than the amount of 66 2/3% of the firefighter's earned pension at the date of death). Provides that the changes apply without regard to whether the deceased firefighter was in service on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/14/2019HouseTo Administrative and Substantive Pension Subcommittee
  3/22/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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