TITLE 80: PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
SUBTITLE D: RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
CHAPTER III: TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
PART 1650 THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
SECTION 1650.1000 NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES


 

Section 1650.1000  Nomination of Candidates

 

a)         Any candidate for a vacant teacher position on the System's Board of Trustees shall be nominated by a written petition signed by no fewer than 500 individuals who, as of the date of signing, were teachers as defined in Section 16-106 of the Illinois Pension Code [40 ILCS 5/16-106].

 

b)         Any candidate for a vacant annuitant position on the System's Board of Trustees shall be nominated by a written petition signed by no fewer than 500 individuals who, as of the date of signing, were annuitants as defined in Section 16-111.1 of the Illinois Pension Code [40 ILCS 5/16-111.1].

 

c)         Petitions may be circulated for signatures by any individual or entity for a period of time as follows:

 

1)         For a regular election, commencing the November 1 immediately preceding the election date and ending with the time for filing such petition with the Board's secretary as provided in subsection (b)(4) of Section 1650.1010;

 

2)         For a special election as provided in Section 1650.1090, commencing the date that the Board's secretary announces that a special election will be held and for a two-week period thereafter.

 

d)         An individual eligible to sign a petition nominating a candidate for a vacant teacher position on the Board may sign petitions for as many candidates as desired.

 

e)         An individual eligible to sign a petition nominating a candidate for a vacant annuitant position on the Board may sign petitions for as many candidates as desired.

 

(Source:  Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 5150, effective April 4, 2013)