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Public Act 102-0995


 

Public Act 0995 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0995
 
SB2952 EnrolledLRB102 19598 RPS 28366 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 Sections 6-174 and 11-181 as follows:
 
    (40 ILCS 5/6-174)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 6-174)
    Sec. 6-174. Board created. A board of 8 members shall
constitute a board of trustees authorized to administer the
provisions of this Article. The board shall be known as the
Retirement Board of the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of
the city.
    The board shall consist of the city treasurer, the city
comptroller, the city clerk, a deputy fire commissioner
designated by the fire commissioner of the city, 3 firemen
employed by the city, and 1 annuitant of the fund or a fireman
pensioner of any prior firemen's pension fund in operation, by
authority of law, in the city. The city treasurer, with the
prior approval of the board, may appoint a designee from among
employees of the city who is versed in the affairs of the city
treasurer's office to act in the absence of the city treasurer
on all matters pertaining to administering the provisions of
this Article. Children less than age 18 shall not be eligible
for membership.
    The members of a retirement board holding office at the
time this Article becomes effective, including elected and ex
officio members, shall continue in office until the expiration
of their respective terms or appointment and until their
respective successors are elected or appointed, and qualified.
    In a city which first attains a population of over 500,000
and comes under the provisions of this Article, the active
firemen members of the board of trustees of any firemen's
pension fund then in effect in such city and the member of such
board who was chosen from the retired members of such fund
shall become members of the board as follows:
    (a) The active fireman member for whom the highest number
of votes was cast and counted at the most recent election for
board members shall become a member of the retirement board
for a term which shall end on December 1st of the third year
after the year in which this Article comes into force in the
city; the member of the board for whom the second highest
number of votes was cast and counted at such election shall
become a member of the retirement board for a term which shall
end on December 1st of the second year after the year in which
this Article comes into force in the city; and the member of
the board for whom the third highest number of votes was cast
and counted at such election shall become a member of the
retirement board for a term which shall end on December 1st of
the first year after the year in which this Article comes into
force in the city.
    (b) The annuitant member of the pension fund shall become
a member of the board for a term which shall end on December
1st of the second year after the year in which this Article
comes into force in the city.
    The board shall conduct regular elections annually, at
least 30 days prior to the expiration of the term of the active
fireman member of the board whose term next expires, for the
election of a successor for a term of 3 years. The board also
shall conduct regular elections, at least 30 days prior to the
expiration of the term of the member who is a pensioner of any
pension fund formerly in effect in such city or an annuitant of
the annuity and benefit fund herein provided, for the election
of a successor to such member for a term of 3 years.
    Any member of the board, elected as aforesaid, shall
continue in office until his successor is elected and
qualified.
    Each member of the board, before entering upon the duties
of his office, shall take the oath prescribed by the
Constitution of this State, which oath shall be filed in the
office of the city clerk of the city.
(Source: P.A. 101-96, eff. 7-19-19.)
 
    (40 ILCS 5/11-181)   (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 11-181)
    Sec. 11-181. Board created. A board of 8 members shall
constitute the board of trustees authorized to carry out the
provisions of this Article. The board shall be known as the
Retirement Board of the Laborers' and Retirement Board
Employees' Annuity and Benefit Fund of the city. The board
shall consist of 5 persons appointed and 2 employees and one
annuitant elected in the manner hereinafter prescribed.
    The appointed members of the board shall be appointed as
follows:
    One member shall be appointed by the comptroller of the
city, who may be the comptroller himself or anyone chosen by
the comptroller from among employees of the city who is are
versed in the affairs of the comptroller's office. One ; one
member shall be appointed by the City Treasurer of the city,
who may be the City Treasurer himself or a person chosen from
among employees of the city who is are versed in the affairs of
the City Treasurer's office; the City Treasurer, with the
prior approval of the board, may also appoint a designee from
among employees of the city who is versed in the affairs of the
City Treasurer's office to act in the absence of the City
Treasurer on all matters pertaining to administering the
provisions of this Article. One one member shall be an
employee of the city appointed by the president of the local
labor organization representing a majority of the employees
participating in the Fund. Two ; and 2 members shall be
appointed by the civil service commission or the Department of
Personnel of the city from among employees of the city who are
versed in the affairs of the civil service commission's office
or the Department of Personnel.
    The member appointed by the comptroller shall hold office
for a term ending on December 1st of the first year following
the year of appointment. The member appointed by the City
Treasurer shall hold office for a term ending on December 1st
of the second year following the year of appointment. The
member appointed by the civil service commission shall hold
office for a term ending on the first day in the month of
December of the third year following the year of appointment.
The additional member appointed by the civil service
commission under this amendatory Act of 1998 shall hold office
for an initial term ending on December 1, 2000, and the member
appointed by the labor organization president shall hold
office for an initial term ending on December 1, 2001.
Thereafter each appointive member shall be appointed by the
officer or body that appointed his predecessor, for a term of 3
years.
    The 2 employee members of the board shall be elected as
follows:
    Within 30 days from and after the appointive members have
been appointed and have qualified, the appointive members
shall arrange for and hold an election.
    One employee shall be elected for a term ending on
December 1st of the first year next following the effective
date; one for a term ending on December 1st of the following
year.
    An employee member who takes advantage of the early
retirement incentives provided under this amendatory Act of
the 93rd General Assembly may continue as a member until the
end of his or her term.
    The initial annuitant member shall be appointed by the
other members of the board for an initial term ending on
December 1, 1999. The annuitant member elected in 1999 shall
be deemed to have been elected for a 3-year term ending on
December 1, 2002. Thereafter, the annuitant member shall be
elected for a 3-year term ending on December 1st of the third
year following the election.
(Source: P.A. 93-654, eff. 1-16-04.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/27/2022