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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Counties Code, Illinois Municipal Code, and Illinois
Insurance Code. Provides that a municipality or county must pay the
full amount of the cost of health care benefits or insurance on behalf
of surviving spouses and dependents of firefighters, police officers,
and deputies whose death results from the performance of a duty.
Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without
reimbursement with respect to the continuation of insurance benefits.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB 1421 creates a "personnel mandate" which normally requires a
100% reimbursement; however the State Mandates Act is amended
to provide an exemption from reimbursement liability.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 1421 preempts home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Insurance)
HB 1421 will have no fiscal impact on the Department.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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