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Public Act 098-0043


 

Public Act 0043 98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 098-0043
 
SB1584 EnrolledLRB098 09561 EFG 39707 b

    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by changing
Sections 5-167.5, 6-164.2, 8-164.1, 8-164.2, 11-160.1, and
11-160.2 as follows:
 
    (40 ILCS 5/5-167.5)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 5-167.5)
    Sec. 5-167.5. Payments to city.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "city annuitant"
means a person receiving an age and service annuity, a widow's
annuity, a child's annuity, or a minimum annuity under this
Article as a direct result of previous employment by the City
of Chicago ("the city").
    (b) The board shall pay to the city, on behalf of the
board's city annuitants who participate in any of the city's
health care plans, the following amounts:
        (1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
    month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to
    receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such
    annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
        (2) Beginning From July 1, 2008 and until such time as
    the city no longer provides a health care plan for such
    annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first
    through June 30, 2013, $95 per month for each such
    annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits
    and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible
    to receive Medicare benefits.
    The payments described in this subsection shall be paid
from the tax levy authorized under Section 5-168; such amounts
shall be credited to the reserve for group hospital care and
group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all payments to
the city required under this subsection shall be charged
against it.
    (c) The city health care plans referred to in this Section
and the board's payments to the city under this Section are not
and shall not be construed to be pension or retirement benefits
for the purposes of Section 5 of Article XIII of the Illinois
Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 92-599, eff. 6-28-02; 93-42, eff. 7-1-03.)
 
    (40 ILCS 5/6-164.2)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 6-164.2)
    Sec. 6-164.2. Payments to city.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "city annuitant"
means a person receiving an age and service annuity, a widow's
annuity, a child's annuity, or a minimum annuity under this
Article as a direct result of previous employment by the City
of Chicago ("the city").
    (b) The board shall pay to the city, on behalf of the
board's city annuitants who participate in any of the city's
health care plans, the following amounts:
        (1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
    month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to
    receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such
    annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
        (2) Beginning From July 1, 2008 and until such time as
    the city no longer provides a health care plan for such
    annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first
    through June 30, 2013, $95 per month for each such
    annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits
    and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible
    to receive Medicare benefits.
    The payments described in this subsection shall be paid
from the tax levy authorized under Section 6-165; such amounts
shall be credited to the reserve for group hospital care and
group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all payments to
the city required under this subsection shall be charged
against it.
    (c) The city health care plans referred to in this Section
and the board's payments to the city under this Section are not
and shall not be construed to be pension or retirement benefits
for the purposes of Section 5 of Article XIII of the Illinois
Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 92-599, eff. 6-28-02; 93-42, eff. 7-1-03.)
 
    (40 ILCS 5/8-164.1)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 8-164.1)
    Sec. 8-164.1. Payments to city.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "city annuitant"
means a person receiving an age and service annuity, a widow's
annuity, a child's annuity, or a minimum annuity under this
Article as a direct result of previous employment by the City
of Chicago ("the city").
    (b) The board shall pay to the city, on behalf of the
board's city annuitants who participate in any of the city's
health care plans, the following amounts:
        (1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
    month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to
    receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such
    annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
        (2) Beginning From July 1, 2008 and until such time as
    the city no longer provides a health care plan for such
    annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first
    through June 30, 2013, $95 per month for each such
    annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits
    and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible
    to receive Medicare benefits.
    The payments described in this subsection shall be paid
from the tax levy authorized under Section 8-173; such amounts
shall be credited to the reserve for group hospital care and
group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all payments to
the city required under this subsection shall be charged
against it.
    (c) The city health care plans referred to in this Section
and the board's payments to the city under this Section are not
and shall not be construed to be pension or retirement benefits
for the purposes of Section 5 of Article XIII of the Illinois
Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 92-599, eff. 6-28-02; 93-42, eff. 7-1-03.)
 
    (40 ILCS 5/8-164.2)
    Sec. 8-164.2. Payments to board of education for group
health benefits.
    (a) Should the Board of Education continue to sponsor a
retiree health plan, the board is authorized to pay to the
Board of Education, on behalf of each eligible annuitant who
chooses to participate in the Board of Education's retiree
health benefit plan, the following amounts:
        (1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
    month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to
    receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such
    annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
        (2) Beginning From July 1, 2008 and until such time as
    the city no longer provides a health care plan for such
    annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first
    through June 30, 2013, $95 per month for each such
    annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits
    and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible
    to receive Medicare benefits.
    The payments described in this subsection shall be paid
from the tax levy authorized under Section 8-173; such amounts
shall be credited to the reserve for group hospital care and
group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all payments to
the Board of Education under this subsection shall be charged
against it.
    (b) The Board of Education health benefit plan referred to
in this Section and the board's payments to the Board of
Education under this Section are not and shall not be construed
to be pension or retirement benefits for the purposes of
Section 5 of Article XIII of the Illinois Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 93-42, eff. 7-1-03.)
 
    (40 ILCS 5/11-160.1)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 11-160.1)
    Sec. 11-160.1. Payments to city.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "city annuitant"
means a person receiving an age and service annuity, a widow's
annuity, a child's annuity, or a minimum annuity under this
Article as a direct result of previous employment by the City
of Chicago ("the city").
    (b) The board shall pay to the city, on behalf of the
board's city annuitants who participate in any of the city's
health care plans, the following amounts:
        (1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
    month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to
    receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such
    annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
        (2) Beginning From July 1, 2008 and until such time as
    the city no longer provides a health care plan for such
    annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first
    through June 30, 2013, $95 per month for each such
    annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits
    and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible
    to receive Medicare benefits.
    The payments described in this subsection shall be paid
from the tax levy authorized under Section 11-169; such amounts
shall be credited to the reserve for group hospital care and
group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all payments to
the city required under this subsection shall be charged
against it.
    (c) The city health care plans referred to in this Section
and the board's payments to the city under this Section are not
and shall not be construed to be pension or retirement benefits
for the purposes of Section 5 of Article XIII of the Illinois
Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 92-599, eff. 6-28-02; 93-42, eff. 7-1-03.)
 
    (40 ILCS 5/11-160.2)
    Sec. 11-160.2. Payments to board of education for group
health benefits.
    (a) Should the Board of Education continue to sponsor a
retiree health plan, the board is authorized to pay to the
Board of Education, on behalf of each eligible annuitant who
chooses to participate in the Board of Education's retiree
health benefit plan, the following amounts:
        (1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
    month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to
    receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such
    annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
        (2) Beginning From July 1, 2008 and until such time as
    the city no longer provides a health care plan for such
    annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first
    through June 30, 2013, $95 per month for each such
    annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits
    and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible
    to receive Medicare benefits.
    The payments described in this subsection shall be paid
from the tax levy authorized under Section 11-169; such amounts
shall be credited to the reserve for group hospital care and
group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all payments to
the Board of Education under this subsection shall be charged
against it.
    (b) The Board of Education health benefit plan referred to
in this Section and the board's payments to the Board of
Education under this Section are not and shall not be construed
to be pension or retirement benefits for the purposes of
Section 5 of Article XIII of the Illinois Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 93-42, eff. 7-1-03.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/28/2013