(820 ILCS 80/15)
Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Fund.
(a) The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Fund is hereby established as a trust outside of the State treasury, with the Board created in Section 20 as its trustee. The Fund shall include the individual retirement accounts of enrollees, which shall be accounted for as individual accounts. Moneys in the Fund shall consist of moneys received from enrollees and participating employers pursuant to automatic payroll deductions and contributions to savings made under this Act. The Fund shall be operated in a manner determined by the Board, provided that the Fund is operated so that the accounts of enrollees established under the Program meet the requirements for IRAs under the Internal Revenue Code.
(b) The amounts deposited in the Fund shall not constitute property of the State and the Fund shall not be construed to be a department, institution, or agency of the State. Amounts on deposit in the Fund shall not be commingled with State funds and the State shall have no claim to or against, or interest in, such funds.
(c) The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Fund is an instrumentality of the State, and as such, is exempt from Sections 2a, 5, 6 and 7 of the Illinois Securities Law of 1953.
(Source: P.A. 100-6, eff. 6-30-17.)