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 Bill Status of HB0164  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Gregory Harris - Jim Durkin - Linda Chapa LaVia - Carol Sente

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Melinda Bush and Steven M. Landek)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/22/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0244

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/1-101.1from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 1-101.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Pension Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
40 ILCS 5/1-101.1
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/13-305from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 13-305
40 ILCS 5/13-601from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 13-601

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Water Reclamation District Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that surviving spouse annuity eligibility or eligibility for alternative survivor's benefits, if applicable, shall be extended to the spouse or civil union partner of an annuitant who retired prior to June 1, 2011 and received a refund of surviving spouse annuity contributions if the annuitant (i) repaid the surviving spouse annuity contributions, (ii) could not enter into either a civil union or marriage recognized in the State of Illinois prior to that date, and (iii) became and remains either a party to a civil union, marriage, or other legal relationship that is recognized as a civil union or marriage under the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act or the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act between certain specified dates. Specifies the required time and manner of repayment. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  12/5/2016HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/8/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-003-000
  2/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
  2/16/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/16/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/23/2017HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Gregory Harris
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  3/30/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Personnel & Pensions Committee; 009-003-000
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/4/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 086-026-000
  4/5/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/5/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 6, 2017
  4/5/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/6/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/6/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/2/2017SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/4/2017SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 010-001-000
  5/4/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2017
  5/11/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/11/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/15/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
  5/26/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-004-000
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/22/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/22/2017HouseEffective Date August 22, 2017
  8/22/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0244

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