Bill Status of HB5684  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-IMRF-UNPENSIONABLE PMTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Peter Breen - Michael W. Tryon - Elaine Nekritz - Carol Ammons - Jeanne M Ives, Dwight Kay, Carol Sente and Mark Batinick

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Chris Nybo - Mr. Dan McConchie - Melinda Bush, Bill Cunningham and Linda Holmes)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/28/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0646

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
40 ILCS 5/7-114from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-114
40 ILCS 5/7-115from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-115


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that any payment that (i) is made by a participating municipality to an employee during the year before the employee's termination of service and after the employee has expressed to the municipality his or her intent to retire and (ii) would have the effect of increasing the employee's rate of earnings by more than 6%, shall not be deemed to be "earnings" for pension purposes and shall not be included in the determination of the rate of earnings, unless the governing board of the municipality has separately confirmed that payment to that specific employee, by ordinance or resolution, at a meeting open to the public and posted and held in accordance with the requirements of the Open Meetings Act. Amends the Open Meetings Act to make a conforming change. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
40 ILCS 5/7-114
40 ILCS 5/7-115from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-115
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act. Applies to employees under the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) who began participation before January 1, 2011 and who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. Defines "disclosable payment". Provides that, after an employee has expressed to the employer an intent to retire or withdraw from service, the employer may not pay a disclosable payment to the employee within a specified period before the expected date of retirement or withdrawal without first disclosing certain information about the payment at a public meeting of the governing body of the employer. Includes a home rule pre-emption. Amends the Open Meetings Act to make a conforming change. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  4/6/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel and Pensions Committee; 009-000-000
  4/6/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  4/15/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  4/19/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  4/22/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Personnel and Pensions Committee; 009-000-000
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  4/22/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/22/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-003-000
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  4/25/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/25/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/25/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/25/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
  4/25/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  5/3/2016SenateAssigned to Local Government
  5/11/2016SenateDo Pass Local Government; 011-000-000
  5/11/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/25/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/25/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  7/28/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  7/28/2016HouseEffective Date July 28, 2016
  7/28/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0646