IL HB5954 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act, a substitute teacher is not required, as a condition of employment or otherwise, to participate in the System. Provides that an active substitute teacher may terminate his or her membership in the System (including the ability to contribute or have contributions made to a defined contribution account, if applicable) by notifying the System in writing. Provides that an active substitute teacher terminating his or her membership in the System shall be entitled to a refund of his or her contributions (other than contributions to a defined contribution account) minus the benefits received prior to the termination of membership. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-11-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-11-07HouseFirst Reading
2018-09-10HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
308058.42New CodeSee Bill Text
40516-123Amended CodeCitation Text

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