JACOBS AND DEMUZIO.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE HEALTH INSUR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 to provide
a program of group health insurance benefits for certain retired
community college employees and their survivors and dependents, under
the administration of the Department of Central Management Services.
Requires contributions toward the cost of these benefits from current
community college employees, community college employers, and the
State. Amends the State Pension Funds Continuing Appropriation Act to
provide a continuing appropriation for this purpose. Amends the
Public Community College Act to discontinue the retirees health
insurance grant beginning on January 1, 1999. Amends the State
Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.
There would be no fiscal impact, but there would be a need for
an additional appropriation in an amount that has not been
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Delays the starting date of the program by 6 months. Excludes
employees of the Chicago community college district and restores the
retiree health insurance grant for that district. Adds provisions
relating to existing health benefit plans subject to collective
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Restores the retirees health insurance grant for the Chicago
community college district.
No change from previous pension note.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Community College Bd.)
There would be no fiscal impact to the state from this bill.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Ill. Community College Bd.)
There will be no fiscal impact to the state on this bill.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2. (House recedes May 31, 1997)
Changes the effective date to July 1, 1997.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.
Recommends that the House recede from H-am 2.
Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:
Allows for a decrease in benefits. Increases contributions and
costs. Provides for an actuarially sound reserve. Requires the agree-
ment of the affected retirees before certain health benefits plans
arising under collective bargaining agreements may be modified. Makes
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0497
Last action date: 97-08-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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