Bill Sponsors: IL SB0194 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a firefighter who previously participated in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) for service as a member of the fire department of a municipality and was transferred to that municipality's firefighters' pension fund upon its creation, as required under the Downstate Firefighter Article as a result of the federal decennial census of 2010, shall, for the purposes of determining the applicable tier of benefits, be deemed to have become a firefighter and member of that municipality's firefighters' pension fund on the date that he or she first participated in IMRF as a member of the fire department of that municipality, notwithstanding whether that start date was before January 1, 2011. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-28 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB0194 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Dale Fowler [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-059FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jason Plummer [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-054FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Dave Severin [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-117FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Terri Bryant [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-115FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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