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Public Act 102-0872


 

Public Act 0872 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0872
 
SB3957 EnrolledLRB102 24266 RPS 33497 b

    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by
changing Section 17-138 as follows:
 
    (40 ILCS 5/17-138)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 17-138)
    Sec. 17-138. Board membership. At the first meeting of the
Board of Education in November of each year, the Board of
Education shall appoint one of its members to serve, while a
member of the Board of Education, on the Board of Trustees for
a term of 2 years.
    During the first week of November or as soon as possible
thereafter, but not later than the third week of November,
there shall be elected 2 members of the Board from the teachers
other than administrators, who shall hold office for terms of
3 years, provided the trustee retains his or her status as a
teacher other than an administrator, and other members to fill
any unexpired terms. The election shall be by secret ballot
conducted in person or by secure electronic ballot, and shall
be held in such manner as the Board by bylaws or rules shall
provide. Only teachers who are not administrators shall be
eligible to vote in the election.
    During the first week of November of 1995 and every third
year thereafter, one contributor who is an administrator shall
be elected a member of the Board. Beginning in November of
2022, the election under this paragraph shall take place
during the first week of November or as soon as possible
thereafter, but not later than the third week of November.
This trustee shall hold office for a term of 3 years, provided
the trustee retains his or her status as an administrator. The
election shall be by mail ballot or by secure electronic
ballot, and only contributors who are administrators shall be
eligible to vote. The election shall be held in the manner
provided by the Board by rule or bylaw.
    During the first week of November or as soon as possible
thereafter, but not later than the third week of November, of
each odd-numbered year there shall be elected 3 members of the
Board from the pensioners, who shall hold office for a term of
2 years while retaining their status as pensioners. The
election shall be by mail ballot or secure electronic ballot
to all service and disability pensioners, and shall be held in
such manner as the Board by bylaws or rules shall provide.
    All trustees, while members of the Board of Education or
while administrators, teachers other than administrators, or
pensioners, as the case may be, shall hold their offices until
their successors shall have been appointed or elected and
qualified by subscribing to the constitutional oath of office
at the immediately succeeding regular meeting of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 98-449, eff. 8-16-13.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/13/2022