Rep. Jack D. Franks

Filed: 4/22/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 229, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
6Section 5-44010 and by adding Section 5-44060 as follows:
7    (55 ILCS 5/5-44010)
8    Sec. 5-44010. Applicability. The powers and authorities
9provided by this Division 5-44 apply to McHenry County, Lake
10County, and DuPage County only to counties with a population of
11more than 900,000 and less than 3,000,000 that are contiguous
12to a county with a population of more than 3,000,000 and units
13of local government within such counties.
14(Source: P.A. 98-126, eff. 8-2-13.)
15    (55 ILCS 5/5-44060 new)



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1    Sec. 5-44060. Rights of former employees. On the effective
2date of dissolution, the employees of the former unit of local
3government shall be transferred to the governmental unit
4assuming the functions of the former unit of local government.
5The status and rights of employees represented by an exclusive
6bargaining representative shall not be affected by the
7consolidation or this amendatory Act of the 99th General
8Assembly. Obligations assumed by the government unit assuming
9the functions of the former governmental unit shall include the
10obligation to honor existing representation rights under the
11Illinois Public Labor Relations Act and any existing collective
12bargaining agreements. The rights of employees under any
13existing pension, retirement, or annuity plan shall not be
14affected by the consolidation or this amendatory Act of the
1599th General Assembly.
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.".