Public Act 102-0943
HB4646 EnrolledLRB102 23853 RPS 33046 b

    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by adding
Section 7-174.5 as follows:
    (40 ILCS 5/7-174.5 new)
    Sec. 7-174.5. Leaves of absence for trustees. Each
participating municipality or instrumentality that employs an
employee who is an elected trustee shall make available to the
elected trustee at least 20 days of paid leave of absence per
year for the purpose of attending meetings of the Board of
Trustees, committee meetings of the Board of Trustees, and
seminars regarding issues for which the Board of Trustees is
responsible. The Fund may reimburse affected participating
municipalities and instrumentalities for the actual cost of
hiring a substitute employee during such leaves of absence.
    Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
Section 8.46 as follows:
    (30 ILCS 805/8.46 new)
    Sec. 8.46. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and
8 of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for
the implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory
Act of the 102nd General Assembly.

Effective Date: 1/1/2023