(40 ILCS 5/1A-201)
Advisory Commission on Pension Benefits.
(a) There is created an Advisory Commission on Pension Benefits. The Commission shall consist of 15 persons, of whom 8 shall be appointed by the Governor and one each shall be appointed by the President and Minority Leader of the Senate and the Speaker and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. Four of the persons appointed by the Governor shall represent different statewide labor organizations, of which 2 shall be organizations that represent primarily teachers and 2 shall be organizations that represent primarily State employees other than teachers. The Directors of the retirement systems established under Articles 14, 15, and 16 of this Code shall be ex officio members of the Commission.
(b) The Commission shall consider and make its recommendations concerning changing the age and service requirements, automatic annual increase benefits, and employee contribution rates of the State-funded retirement systems and other pension-related issues as determined by the Commission. On or before November 1, 2005, the Commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly.
(c) The Commission may request actuarial data from any of the 5 State-funded retirement systems established under this Code. That data may include, but is not limited to, the dates of birth, years of service, salaries, and life expectancies of members. A retirement system shall provide the requested information as soon as practical after the request is received, but in no event later than any reasonable deadline imposed by the Commission.
(Source: P.A. 94-4, eff. 6-1-05.)