102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/31/2022, by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
40 ILCS 5/17-149
from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 17-149
Amends the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code.
Provides that a service retirement pension shall not be cancelled in the
case of a service retirement pensioner who is re-employed as an
administrator on a temporary and non-annual basis or on an hourly basis, so
long as the person does not work as an administrator for compensation on
more than 140 days in a school year. Provides that such re-employment does
not require contributions, result in service credit, or constitute active
membership in the Fund. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Pension Code is amended by
changing Section 17-149 as follows:
(40 ILCS 5/17-149)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 17-149)
Cancellation of pensions.
(a) If any person receiving a disability retirement
pension from the Fund is re-employed as a teacher by an
Employer, the pension
shall be cancelled on the date the
re-employment begins, or on the first day of
a payroll period
for which service credit was validated, whichever is earlier.
(b) If any person receiving a service retirement pension
from the Fund
is re-employed as a teacher on a permanent or
annual basis by an Employer,
the pension shall be cancelled on
the date the re-employment begins, or on
the first day of a
payroll period for which service credit was validated,
whichever is earlier. However, subject to the limitations and
requirements of subsection (c-5), the pension shall not be
in the case of a service retirement pensioner who is
re-employed on a temporary and non-annual basis or on an
(c) If the date of re-employment on a permanent or annual