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 Bill Status of SB2488  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-CHI MUNI-COVID-19

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ram Villivalam

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/8-151from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 8-151
30 ILCS 805/8.45 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Chicago Municipal Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that unless the performance of an act or acts of duty results solely in the death of the employee, a compensation annuity or supplemental annuity shall not be paid. Provides that the death of any employee as a result of the exposure to and contraction of COVID-19, as evidenced by either (i) a confirmed positive laboratory test for COVID-19 or COVID-19 antibodies or (ii) a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 from a licensed medical professional, shall be rebuttably presumed to have been contracted while in the performance of an act or acts of duty and the employee shall be rebuttably presumed to have been fatally injured while in active service. Provides that the presumption shall apply to any employee who was exposed to and contracted COVID-19 on or after March 9, 2020 and on or before June 30, 2021. Provides that the presumption shall not apply if the employee was on a leave of absence from his or her employment or otherwise not required to report for duty at the physical work space generally assigned to the employee, including, but not limited to, working remotely, for a period of 14 or more consecutive days immediately prior to the date of contraction of COVID-19. Makes other changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

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