92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4144
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Short description: 
PEN CD-CHGO FIRE-ATTORNEY FEES                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        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        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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