92nd General Assembly
Status of HB4144
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   40 ILCS 5/6-222           from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 6-222                      

        Amends the Chicago Firefighter Article of  the  Illinois  Pension      
   Code.    Provides  that if a fireman whose application for either duty      
   disability benefits or occupational disease  disability  benefits  has      
   been denied brings an action for administrative review challenging the      
   denial  of  those benefits and prevails in that action, the prevailing      
   fireman shall be entitled to recover from the  Fund  court  costs  and      
   litigation  expenses  as  part  of the costs of the action.  Effective      
          PENSION NOTE (Illinois Pension Laws Commission)                      
          The fiscal impact of HB 4144 cannot be determined, as the            
          number of firefighters who would recover court costs and liti-       
          gation expenses is unknown. According to the Fund, HB 4144 is        
          not expected to significantly increase the annual cost of the        
   JAN-30-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   JAN-30-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 LYONS,JOSEPH          
   JAN-30-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 CAPPARELLI            
   JAN-30-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BURKE                 
   JAN-30-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BRADLEY               
   JAN-30-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-30-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-15-2002  H                        PENSION NOTE FILED                       
   FEB-15-2002  H                   COMMITTEE               RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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