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Public Act 099-0694


 

Public Act 0694 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 099-0694
 
SB2159 EnrolledLRB099 12932 NHT 36945 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
adding Sections 90 and 95 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 305/90 new)
    Sec. 90. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board of Trustees.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 305/95 new)
    Sec. 95. Executive accountability. The Board of Trustees
must complete an annual performance review of the president and
any chancellors of the University. Such annual performance
review must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 10. The Southern Illinois University Management
Act is amended by adding Sections 75 and 80 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 520/75 new)
    Sec. 75. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 520/80 new)
    Sec. 80. Executive accountability. The Board must complete
an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 15. The Chicago State University Law is amended by
adding Sections 5-185 and 5-190 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 660/5-185 new)
    Sec. 5-185. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 660/5-190 new)
    Sec. 5-190. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 20. The Eastern Illinois University Law is amended
by adding Sections 10-185 and 10-190 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 665/10-185 new)
    Sec. 10-185. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 665/10-190 new)
    Sec. 10-190. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 25. The Governors State University Law is amended
by adding Sections 15-185 and 15-190 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 670/15-185 new)
    Sec. 15-185. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 670/15-190 new)
    Sec. 15-190. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 30. The Illinois State University Law is amended by
adding Sections 20-190 and 20-195 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 675/20-190 new)
    Sec. 20-190. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 675/20-195 new)
    Sec. 20-195. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 35. The Northeastern Illinois University Law is
amended by adding Sections 25-185 and 25-190 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 680/25-185 new)
    Sec. 25-185. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 680/25-190 new)
    Sec. 25-190. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 40. The Northern Illinois University Law is amended
by adding Sections 30-195 and 30-200 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 685/30-195 new)
    Sec. 30-195. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 685/30-200 new)
    Sec. 30-200. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 45. The Western Illinois University Law is amended
by adding Sections 35-190 and 35-195 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 690/35-190 new)
    Sec. 35-190. Employment contract limitations. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the University entered into, amended, renewed,
or extended after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 99th General Assembly. This Section does not apply to
collective bargaining agreements. With respect to employment
contracts entered into with the president or all chancellors of
the University:
        (1) Severance under the contract may not exceed one
    year salary and applicable benefits.
        (2) A contract with a determinate start and end date
    may not exceed 4 years.
        (3) The contract may not include any automatic rollover
    clauses.
        (4) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    University related to their employment.
        (5) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the University must be made during an
    open meeting of the Board.
        (6) Public notice, compliant with the provisions of the
    Open Meetings Act, must be given prior to final action on
    the formation, renewal, extension, or termination of the
    employment contracts of the president or all chancellors of
    the University and must include a copy of the Board item or
    other documentation providing, at a minimum, a description
    of the proposed principal financial components of the
    president's or all chancellors' appointments.
        (7) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    University must be approved by the Board in an open
    meeting. The performance upon which the bonus is based must
    be made available to the public no less than 48 hours
    before Board approval of the performance-based bonus or
    incentive-based compensation.
        (8) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance reviews concerning the president or all
    chancellors of the University must be made available to the
    public on the University's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 690/35-195 new)
    Sec. 35-195. Executive accountability. The Board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and any
chancellors of the University. Such annual performance review
must be considered when the Board contemplates a bonus,
incentive-based compensation, raise, or severance agreement
for the president or all chancellors of the University.
 
    Section 50. The Public Community College Act is amended by
adding Sections 3-70 and 3-75 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 805/3-70 new)
    Sec. 3-70. Employment contract transparency. This Section
applies to the employment contracts of the president or all
chancellors of the community college entered into, amended,
renewed, or extended after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly. This Section does
not apply to collective bargaining agreements. With respect to
employment contracts entered into with the president or all
chancellors of the community college:
        (1) Severance payments or contract buyouts may be
    placed in an escrow account if there are pending criminal
    charges against the president or all chancellors of the
    community college related to their employment.
        (2) Final action on the formation, renewal, extension,
    or termination of the employment contracts of the president
    or all chancellors of the community college must be made
    during an open meeting of the board.
        (3) Public notice, compliant with the Open Meetings
    Act, must be given prior to final action on the formation,
    renewal, extension, or termination of the employment
    contracts of the president or all chancellors of the
    community college and must include a copy of the board item
    or other documentation providing, at a minimum, a
    description of the proposed principal financial components
    of the president's or any chancellor's appointment.
        (4) Any performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation to the president or all chancellors of the
    community college must be approved by the board in an open
    meeting. The performance criteria and goals upon which the
    bonus or incentive-based compensation is based must be made
    available to the public no less than 48 hours before board
    approval of the performance-based bonus or incentive-based
    compensation.
        (5) Board minutes, board packets, and annual
    performance criteria and goals concerning the president or
    any chancellors must be made available to the public on the
    community college district's Internet website.
 
    (110 ILCS 805/3-75 new)
    Sec. 3-75. Executive accountability. Each board must
complete an annual performance review of the president and all
chancellors of the community college. Such annual performance
reviews must be considered when the board contemplates a bonus,
raise, or severance agreement for the president or chancellor.

Effective Date: 1/1/2017