(820 ILCS 305/4a-2)
(from Ch. 48, par. 138.4a-2)
As used in Sections 4a-1 through 4a-9:
(a) "Board" means the Self-Insurers Advisory Board created by Section 4a-1.
(b) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.
(c) "Private self-insurer" means a private employer that has been
authorized to self-insure its payment of workers' compensation benefits
pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 4 of this Act or to self-insure its
payment of occupational disease benefits pursuant to subsection (a) of
Section 4 of the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act but does not include
group self-insured employers under Section 4a of this Act or Section 4a of
the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act or the State of Illinois, any
political subdivision of the State, unit of local government or school
district, or any other public authorities or quasi-governmental bodies
including any subunits of the foregoing entities.
(d) "Insolvent self-insurer" means a private self-insurer financially
unable to pay compensation due under this Act, which (i) has filed either prior
to or after the effective date of this Section or (ii) is the subject party
in any proceeding under the Federal Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, or is
the subject party in any proceeding in which a receiver, custodian,
liquidator, rehabilitator, sequestrator, trustee or similar officer has
been appointed by any Court to act in lieu of or on behalf of that self-insurer.
(e) "Fund" means the Self-Insurers Security Fund established by Section 4a-5.
(f) "Trustee" means a member of the Self-Insurers Advisory Board.
(g) "Self-Insurers Administration Fund" means the Fund established by Section 4a-6.1.
(h) "Application fee" means the application fee provided for in Section 4a-4.
(Source: P.A. 93-721, eff. 1-1-05.)