Bill Status of HB0491 96th General Assembly
Short Description: PEN CD-ART 3-POLICE DISPATCHER
Rep. Jim Sacia
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that, beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act, "police officer" or "officer" includes any person who is employed as a police dispatcher. Allows a police dispatcher to transfer creditable service under the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Article to his or her pension fund under the Downstate Police Article. Amends the State Employee Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Allows an investigator for the Secretary of State to elect to establish eligible creditable service for up to 5 years of service as a police officer under the Downstate Police Article or Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Article. Exempts the changes from new benefit increase provisions. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.