Bill Status of SB2795 101st General Assembly
Short Description: PENCD-BENEFIT DISTRIBUTION AGE
Sen. Robert F. Martwick
(Rep. Michael J. Zalewski)
| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Pension Code. In the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article, provides that retirement annuities shall be payable upon attainment of the required age of distribution under a specified provision of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (instead of age 70 1/2). In the State Universities Article, provides that if a participant is not an employee of an employer participating in the System or in a reciprocal system on April 1 of the calendar year next following the calendar year in which the participant attains the age specified under a provision of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (instead of the age of 70 1/2), the annuity payment period shall begin on that date. In a provision of the Downstate Teacher Article concerning the required distribution of monthly survivor benefits for certain persons, provides that the distribution shall become payable on certain dates or December 1 of the calendar year in which the deceased member or annuitant would have attained age 72 (instead of 70 1/2), whichever occurs latest. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Illinois Pension Code. In the General Assembly, State Employee, and Judges Articles, provides that certain survivors' and widows' annuities shall become payable on a specified date or December 1 of the calendar year in which the deceased spouse would have attained age 72 (instead of 70 1/2), whichever occurs last.