Bill Text: IL HB3080 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Beginning July 1, 2017, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; allows 130 paid days or 700 paid hours in a school year. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 6-2)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-05-24 - Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford [HB3080 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3080-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by changing
5Section 16-118 as follows:
6 (40 ILCS 5/16-118) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-118)
7 Sec. 16-118. Retirement. "Retirement": Entry upon a
8retirement annuity or receipt of a single-sum retirement
9benefit granted under this Article after termination of active
10service as a teacher.
11 (a) An annuitant receiving a retirement annuity other than
12a disability retirement annuity may accept employment as a
13teacher from a school board or other employer specified in
14Section 16-106 without impairing retirement status, if that
15employment: (1) is not within the school year during which
16service was terminated; and (2) does not exceed the following:
17 (i) before July 1, 2001, 100 paid days or 500 paid
18 hours in any school year;
19 (ii) (during the period beginning July 1, 2001 through
20 June 30, 2011, 120 paid days or 600 paid hours in each
21 school year; )
22 (iii) during the period beginning July 1, 2011 through
23 June 30, 2017, 100 paid days or 500 paid hours in each

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1 school year;
2 (iv) beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, 120
3 paid days or 600 paid hours in each school year, but not
4 more than 100 paid days in the same classroom; and
5 (v) beginning July 1, 2019, 100 paid days or 500 paid
6 hours in each school year.
7 Where such permitted employment is partly on a daily and
8partly on an hourly basis, a day shall be considered as 5
9hours.
10 (b) Subsection (a) does not apply to an annuitant who
11returns to teaching under the program established in Section
1216-150.1, for the duration of his or her participation in that
13program.
14(Source: P.A. 93-320, eff. 7-23-03; 94-914, eff. 6-23-06.)
15 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16becoming law.
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