Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For the period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; allows 120 paid days or 600 paid hours in a school year, but not more than 100 paid days in the same classroom. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Community College Act. Allows the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 508 to establish and offer at Malcolm X College and the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 536 to establish and offer at Lewis and Clark Community College a baccalaureate-level nursing education pilot program that confers a bachelor of science degree in nursing upon the meeting of specified conditions. Requires the Illinois Community College Board to conduct a statewide evaluation of the nursing program and report on the results of the evaluation by July 1, 2023; specifies evaluation requirements.