PEN CD-WORKERS COMP & OCC DIS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends Article 22, Division 3 of the Pension Code in relation to
benefits for an injured policeman or fireman. Provides that the
payment of medical expenses or a death allowance by a municipality
does not limit or reduce the benefits available to the policeman or
fireman under the Workers' Compensation Act or the Workers'
Occupational Diseases Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require
implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.
PENSION IMPACT NOTE
HB 718 would have little or no fiscal impact on any Downstate
Police or Firefighters' pension funds.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Amends Article 22, Division 3 of the
Illinois Pension Code in relation to benefits for an injured policeman
or fireman. Deletes provisions limiting statutory rights to recover
damages. Provides that nothing in Division 3 relieves any
municipality with a population under 500,000 of its duties under the
Workers' Compensation Act or the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act or
prevents any policeman or fireman in a municipality with a population
under 500,000 from recovery under those Acts. Amends the State
Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
HB 718, as amended by H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
PENSION NOTE, ENGROSSED
No change from previous pension note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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