Bill Status of HB5750 98th General Assembly
Short Description: RTA-BONUS & AGREEMENT REVIEW
Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Ron Sandack - Sandra M. Pihos
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act and the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that if the Chicago Transit Board, the Commuter Rail Board, or the Suburban Bus Board or any officer, attorney, employee, or agent of the Chicago Transit Board, the Commuter Rail Board, the Suburban Bus Board, or the Regional Transportation Authority intends to award a bonus that exceeds 10% of the recipient's salary, that bonus shall be approved by the Regional Transportation Authority Board prior to the award. Provides that if any of the Service Boards seek to enter into a severance agreement or an employment-related settlement agreement exceeding $50,000, that agreement shall be reviewed by the Regional Transportation Authority Board for approval prior to execution. Requires the Regional Transportation Authority Board to review the agreement to determine whether the terms are reasonable and in the region's best interest. Provides that the service boards may only enter into severance agreements or employment-related settlement agreements that have received the Regional Transportation Authority Board's prior approval.