Sen. John J. Cullerton

Filed: 5/9/2013





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2404, AS AMENDED,
3by replacing all of Section 197 with the following:
4    "Section 197. Severability.
5    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, and except as
6provided in subsection (b), the provisions of this Act are
7severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
8    (b) If any benefit change made by this amendatory Act in an
9Article of the Illinois Pension Code is determined to be
10unconstitutional or otherwise invalid by a final unappealable
11decision of an Illinois court or a court of competent
12jurisdiction, then the State funding guarantee provisions
13added to that Article by this amendatory Act shall also be
14invalid, and those funding guarantee provisions shall be
15contingent upon and inseverable from those benefit changes.".