|Public Act 101-0195|
|SB0529 Enrolled||LRB101 04290 RJF 49298 b|
AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Government Severance Pay Act is amended by
changing Section 10 as follows:
(5 ILCS 415/10)
(a) A unit of government that enters into a contract or
employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an
existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a
provision for severance pay with an officer, agent, employee,
or contractor must include the following provisions in the
(1) a requirement that severance pay provided may not
exceed an amount greater than 20 weeks of compensation; and
(2) a prohibition of provision of severance pay when
the officer, agent, employee, or contractor has been fired
for misconduct by the unit of government.
(b) Nothing in this Section creates an entitlement to
severance pay in the absence of its contractual authorization
or as otherwise authorized by law.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary,
this Act shall not apply to contracts or employment agreements