SB1918sam001 93rd General Assembly



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 1                    AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1918

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend Senate Bill 1918 by  replacing
 3    everything after the enacting clause with the following:

 4        "Section 5.  The State Finance Act is amended by changing
 5    Section 12-2 as follows:

 6        (30 ILCS 105/12-2) (from Ch. 127, par. 148-2)
 7        Sec. 12-2.  (a) The chairmen of the travel control boards
 8    established  by  Section  12-1,  or  their  designees,  shall
 9    together  comprise the Travel Regulation Council.  The Travel
10    Regulation Council  shall  be  chaired  by  the  Director  of
11    Central  Management Services, who shall be a nonvoting member
12    of the Council, unless he is otherwise qualified to  vote  by
13    virtue  of  being  the designee of a voting member.  No later
14    than March 1, 1986, and at least biennially  thereafter,  the
15    Council    shall   adopt   State   Travel   Regulations   and
16    Reimbursement  Rates  which  shall  be  applicable   to   all
17    personnel  subject  to the jurisdiction of the travel control
18    boards established by Section 12-1. An affirmative vote of  a
19    majority  of  the members of the Council shall be required to
20    adopt regulations and reimbursement rates.   If  the  Council
21    fails  to  adopt  regulations  by March 1 of any odd-numbered
22    year, the Director of Central Management Services shall adopt
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 1    emergency regulations and reimbursement rates pursuant to the
 2    Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
 3        (b)  Mileage for automobile travel shall be reimbursed at
 4    the allowance rate in effect  under  regulations  promulgated
 5    pursuant  to  5  U.S.C. 5707(b)(2). However, in the event the
 6    rate set under federal regulations increases  changes  during
 7    the  course of the State's fiscal year, the effective date of
 8    the new rate shall be the July 1  immediately  following  the
 9    change  in  the federal rate. In the event the rate set under
10    federal  regulations  decreases  during  the  course  of  the
11    State's fiscal year, the effective date of the new rate shall
12    be the effective date of the change in the federal rate.
13        (c)  Rates  for  reimbursement  of  expenses  other  than
14    mileage shall  not  exceed  the  actual  cost  of  travel  as
15    determined by the United States Internal Revenue Service.
16        (d)  Reimbursements  to  travelers shall be made pursuant
17    to the rates and regulations  applicable  to  the  respective
18    State agency as of the effective date of this amendatory Act,
19    until  the  State  Travel Regulations and Reimbursement Rates
20    established by this Section are adopted and effective.
21        (e)  Lodging in Cook County, Illinois and the District of
22    Columbia shall be reimbursed at the maximum lodging  rate  in
23    effect  under  regulations  promulgated  pursuant to 5 U.S.C.
24    5701-5709.  For purposes of this subsection (e), the District
25    of Columbia shall include the cities and counties included in
26    the per diem locality of the District of Columbia, as defined
27    by the regulations in effect promulgated pursuant to 5 U.S.C.
28    5701-5709.   Individual  travel  control  boards  may  set  a
29    lodging reimbursement rate more restrictive than the rate set
30    forth in the federal regulations.
31    (Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99; 92-315, eff. 8-9-01.)

32        Section 99. Effective date.  This Act takes  effect  upon
33    becoming law.".