Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a person who holds elected office, except for a member of the governing body of a city, village, incorporated town, or township, shall not be considered a participating employee, unless (1) the person was first elected or appointed to that office before the effective date of the amendatory Act; (2) the person has elected to become a participating employee; (3) the governing body has filed a resolution certifying that a person in that position is expected to work more than 600 hours (or 1,000 hours in a participating municipality that has adopted a specified resolution); and (4) the person has submitted logs evidencing that he or she has met the hourly standard. Requires the resolution to be adopted and filed with the Fund no more than 90 days after each general election. Contains provisions specifying the manner of documenting and submitting the time spent on official government business. Provides that an affected official who fails to submit time sheets or fails to conduct official government business to fulfill the hourly requirement with respect to that position shall not be permitted to continue participation in the Fund as an affected official. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a person who holds part-time office as a member of a governing body is not a participating employee with respect to that office, unless he or she (i) was elected to that office before the effective date of the amendatory Act and (ii) has elected while in that office to become a contributor. Provides that an office as a member of a governing body shall be deemed to be part-time if it normally requires the performance of duty during less than 1000 hours a year for the governing body of the participating municipality or instrumentality.