100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced 2/14/2018, by Sen. Omar Aquino
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the State Universities Article of the Illinois Pension Code.
Provides that if an employer fails to transmit required contributions to
the System for more than 120 days after the payment of those contributions
is due, the Board may certify to the State Comptroller the amount of those
delinquent employer contributions and the State Comptroller shall deduct
the certified amount from State funds to the employer and remit the amount
deducted to the System. Provides that if State funds from which those
deductions may be made are not available or if deductions are delayed for
longer than 120 days after the date of the certification to the
Comptroller, the Board may proceed against the employer to recover the
amounts of such delinquent payments in the appropriate circuit court. Adds
similar provisions if the employer is a community college district. Makes
other changes. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Pension Code is amended by adding
Section 15-155.1 as follows:
(40 ILCS 5/15-155.1 new)
Actions to enforce payments by employers.
(a) Except as otherwise specified, if any employer fails to
transmit to the System contributions required of it under this
Article or contributions collected by it from its participating
employees for the purposes of this Article for more than 120
days after the payment of those contributions is due, the
Board, after giving notice to that employer, may certify to the
State Comptroller the amounts of such delinquent payments in
accordance with any applicable rules of the Comptroller, and
the Comptroller shall deduct the amounts so certified or any
part thereof from any payments of State funds to the employer
involved and shall remit the amount so deducted to the System.
If State funds from which such deductions may be made are not
available or if deductions are delayed for longer than 120 days
after the date of the certification to the Comptroller, the
Board may proceed against the employer to recover the amounts
of such delinquent payments in the appropriate circuit court.