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 Bill Status of HB2583  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel J. Burke

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muñoz and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0427

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/17-106from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 17-106
40 ILCS 5/17-132from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 17-132
30 ILCS 805/8.37 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In the definition of "member", specifies that an employer may not reclassify a non-hourly employee as an hourly employee for the purpose of evading or avoiding its obligations. Provides that any certified teacher or staff employed by a corporate or non-profit entity engaged in the administration of a charter school shall presumptively be a participant in the Fund, unless the organization establishes to the satisfaction of the Board of Trustees of the Fund that an individual certified teacher or staff member is not working as a teacher or administrator directly or indirectly with the Charter School. Changes and imposes penalties for failure to submit payroll records and pension contributions on time. Provides that an employer in possession of member contributions deducted from payroll checks is holding Fund assets, and thus becomes a fiduciary over those assets. Requires each Charter School to appoint a Pension Officer. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 According to the Chicago Teacher Pension Fund, there have been several instances of charter schools submitting required contributions late or not at all, and the pension fund believes that HB 2583 will provide for better enforcement of required pension contributions. HB 2583 should have a slight positive impact on the pension fund.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/21/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  3/13/2013HousePension Note Filed
  3/21/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel and Pensions Committee; 008-002-000
  3/22/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 065-050-000
  4/17/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2013
  4/17/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/18/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  5/1/2013SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 009-000-000
  5/1/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2013
  5/9/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/20/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/20/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2013
  5/24/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
  5/28/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-009-000
  5/28/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2013HouseEffective Date August 16, 2013
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0427

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