IL HB1570 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 30 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-29 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Pension Code. Merges all Article 4 firefighters' pension funds into a single Downstate Firefighters Pension Fund on January 1, 2021. Creates a Transition Board, which is responsible for planning, overseeing, and administering the consolidation. Authorizes the Transition Board to undertake numerous activities necessary for the consolidation, including making arrangements for staff, investments, transfer of assets and liabilities, acquisition of property, establishment of municipality accounts, and adopting rules and procedures. Authorizes the Transition Board to enter into contracts and to obligate and expend the assets of the Fund. Creates a new Board of Trustees for the Fund, and provides for administration of the Fund by the Transition Board until the new Board assumes its duties on January 1, 2022. Provides for investment of the Fund's assets by a custodian chosen by the Board of Trustees. Makes conforming and other changes. Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL) of the Property Tax Code to exclude from the definition of "aggregate extension" special purpose extensions made for contributions to the Downstate Firefighters Pension Fund. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately, except that certain changes to the Illinois Pension Code and PTELL of the Property Tax Code take effect January 1, 2021.

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2019-03-29HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-02-21HouseTo Pension Reform Subcommittee
2019-02-13HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
2019-02-01HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ryan Spain
2019-02-01HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-01HouseFirst Reading
2019-01-30HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
308058.43New CodeSee Bill Text
3520018-185Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-101Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-101.1New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-101.2New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-102.1New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-103Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-104.5New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-105Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-105cAmended CodeCitation Text
4054-105dAmended CodeCitation Text
4054-106.5New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-108Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-118Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-118.1Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-121Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-121.1New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-121.2New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-124Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-128Amended CodeCitation Text
4054-129.5New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-130.1New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-130.3New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-130.4New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-130.5New CodeSee Bill Text
4054-134Amended CodeCitation Text
4057-199.5New CodeSee Bill Text

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