Comments: IL HB2496 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the State Employee Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Allows licensed health care professionals (rather than just physicians) to make certain disability determinations. Defines "licensed health care professional". Requires a licensed health care professional to submit his or her registration number on all reports submitted to the System. Eliminates the 12-month application deadline for certain disability benefits. Makes changes to provisions concerning when a nonoccupational disability benefit begins to accrue. Also makes changes relating to Social Security full retirement age and to hearings under certain provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Makes a technical change. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Failed) 2017-09-01 - Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken [HB2496 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Veto Message) [HTML]

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