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 Bill Status of HB3037  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi - Carol Ammons, Joyce Mason, Kelly M. Cassidy, Hoan Huynh, Lindsey LaPointe and Bob Morgan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/1-110.18 new
30 ILCS 805/8.47 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act. With regard to the pension funds and retirement systems established under the General Assembly, Chicago Police, Chicago Firefighter, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), Chicago Municipal, Chicago Laborers', State Employees, State Universities, Downstate Teachers, or Judges Article of the Code, prohibits investment of pension system assets in fossil fuel companies. Requires pension systems to adopt an update to its written investment policies if necessary. Requires pension systems to divest any holdings of stocks, securities, or other obligations of a fossil fuel company. Provides that, beginning one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the board of trustees of a pension system shall ensure that the pension system does not invest in any indirect investment vehicle unless the board of trustees is satisfied that the investment vehicle is unlikely to have more than 2% of its assets invested in coal, oil, or gas producers. Requires pension systems to post on its publicly accessible website information detailing all its holdings in the public market and private equity investments. Requires pension systems to annually issue a report reviewing its environmental, social, and governance investment policy. Sets forth definitions and other provisions. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/16/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/6/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/6/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  10/3/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  11/14/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  12/4/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  12/4/2023HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
  12/19/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan

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