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 Bill Status of SB2240  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  GOVERNMENT SEVERANCE PAY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 415/5
5 ILCS 415/10
110 ILCS 205/13


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Government Severance Pay Act. Modifies the definition of "severance pay" to apply to a university president or chancellor who is transitioning to a new position within the university for which he or she is employed, but excluding interim presidents and interim chancellors. Provides that a contract containing a severance pay provision must include, among other requirements, a requirement that if a provision to transition into a different position is included in a university president's or chancellor's contract, then the contract must include specified provisions. Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Requires, beginning July 1, 2022, the Board of Higher Education to create and maintain on its Internet website an online trustee resource center that shall include specified information. Defines "Department". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 012-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 21, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  5/12/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 006-004-000
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/20/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor

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