IL HB1966 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 11-5)
Status: Vetoed on August 20 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-09-29 - Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
Text: Latest bill text (Veto Message) [HTML]


Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Allows a member to establish optional credit for up to 2 years of service as a teacher or administrator employed by a private school recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education, provided that the teacher (i) was certified under the law governing the certification of teachers at the time the service was rendered, (ii) applies in writing on or before June 30, 2022, (iii) supplies satisfactory evidence of the employment, (iv) completes at least 10 years of contributing service as a teacher, and (v) pays the required contribution. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2021-05-27 - Senate - Motion in Senate (Y: 57 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-21 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-09-29HouseTotal Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
2021-08-31HousePlaced on Calendar Total Veto
2021-08-20HouseGovernor Vetoed
2021-06-23HouseSent to the Governor
2021-05-27HousePassed Both Houses
2021-05-27SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
2021-05-24SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
2021-05-20SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
2021-05-14SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
2021-05-13SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
2021-05-13SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
2021-05-13SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
2021-05-13SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
2021-05-13SenateSecond Reading
2021-05-12SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
2021-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2021
2021-05-12SenateDo Pass Pensions; 008-000-000
2021-05-04SenateAssigned to Pensions
2021-04-22SenateReferred to Assignments
2021-04-22SenateFirst Reading
2021-04-22SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve McClure
2021-04-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
2021-04-21SenateArrive in Senate
2021-04-21HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
2021-04-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
2021-04-16HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
2021-04-14HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
2021-04-14HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
2021-04-14HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
2021-04-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
2021-03-19HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Personnel & Pensions Committee; 008-000-000
2021-03-09HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
2021-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2021-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
2021-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2021-02-26HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2021-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
2021-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
2021-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
2021-02-17HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-02-17HouseFirst Reading
2021-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Norine K. Hammond

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40516-127Amended CodeCitation Text

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