Full Text of SB2163 99th General Assembly
SB2163 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
   99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016 SB2163 Introduced 7/28/2015, by Sen. Michael Connelly SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED: 
 105 ILCS 5/1030 new   105 ILCS 5/3421.9 new   110 ILCS 305/90 new   110 ILCS 520/75 new   110 ILCS 660/5185 new   110 ILCS 665/10185 new   110 ILCS 670/20190 new   110 ILCS 675/15185 new   110 ILCS 680/25185 new   110 ILCS 685/30195 new   110 ILCS 690/35190 new  

Amends the School Boards Article of the School Code. Provides that a school board shall vote on whether to approve an increase in the earnings of a member of the Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois who receives an increase in salary that exceeds his or her annual fulltime salary rate with the same employer for the previous school year by more than 6%. Lists the public notice requirements of a school board meeting in which a vote confirming the salary increase takes place. Amends the Cities of Over 500,000 InhabitantsBoard Of Education Article of the School Code to make similar changes. Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois. Provides that a board of trustees shall vote on whether to approve an increase in the earnings of a participant of the State Universities Retirement System who receives an increase in salary that exceeds the amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the previous academic year by more than 6%. Lists the public notice requirements of a board of trustees meeting in which a vote confirming the salary increase takes place. Effective immediately.

 
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 1   AN ACT concerning education.
 2   Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
 3   represented in the General Assembly:
 4   Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Sections  5   1030 and 3421.9 as follows:  6   (105 ILCS 5/1030 new)  7   Sec. 1030. Salary increase. Before any member of the  8   Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois receives  9   an increase in salary, as defined in Article 16 of the Illinois  10   Pension Code, for any school year used to determine final  11   average salary under Article 16 of the Illinois Pension Code  12   that exceeds his or her annual fulltime salary rate with the  13   same employer for the previous school year by more than 6%, the  14   school board shall vote on whether to approve the increase in  15   earnings at the next school board meeting that occurs following  16   a 30day notice period. Before the school board votes on  17   whether to confirm the increase in salary, the school district  18   shall post a public notice for 30 days that contains: (1) the  19   name and position of the person receiving the increase in  20   salary; (2) the amount of the increase in salary expressed as a  21   dollar amount and percentage; and (3) the present value of the  22   increase in benefits under Article 16 of the Illinois Pension  23   Code resulting from the portion of the increase in salary that 
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 1   is in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  2   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  3   recent actuarial valuation of the Teachers' Retirement System  4   of the State of Illinois that is available at the time of  5   calculation.  6   (105 ILCS 5/3421.9 new)  7   Sec. 3421.9. Salary increase. Before any member of the  8   Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois receives  9   an increase in salary, as defined in Article 16 of the Illinois  10   Pension Code, for any school year used to determine final  11   average salary under Article 16 of the Illinois Pension Code  12   that exceeds his or her annual fulltime salary rate with the  13   same employer for the previous school year by more than 6%, the  14   Chicago Board of Education shall vote on whether to approve the  15   increase in earnings at the next Chicago Board of Education  16   meeting that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before  17   the Chicago Board of Education votes on whether to confirm the  18   increase in salary, the school district shall post a public  19   notice for 30 days that contains: (1) the name and position of  20   the person receiving the increase in salary; (2) the amount of  21   the increase in salary expressed as a dollar amount and  22   percentage; and (3) the present value of the increase in  23   benefits under Article 16 of the Illinois Pension Code  24   resulting from the portion of the increase in salary that is in  25   excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the basis 
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 1   of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most recent  2   actuarial valuation of the Teachers' Retirement System of the  3   State of Illinois that is available at the time of calculation.  4   Section 10. The University of Illinois Act is amended by  5   adding Section 90 as follows:  6   (110 ILCS 305/90 new)  7   Sec. 90. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  8   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  9   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  10   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  11   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  12   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  13   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  14   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  15   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  16   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  17   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  18   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  19   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  20   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  21   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  22   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  23   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  24   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code 
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 1   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  2   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  3   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  4   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  5   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  6   Section 15. The Southern Illinois University Management  7   Act is amended by adding Section 75 as follows:  8   (110 ILCS 520/75 new)  9   Sec. 75. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  10   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  11   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  12   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  13   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  14   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  15   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  16   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  17   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  18   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  19   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  20   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  21   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  22   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  23   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  24   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and 
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 1   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  2   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  3   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  4   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  5   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  6   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  7   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  8   Section 20. The Chicago State University Law is amended by  9   adding Section 5185 as follows:  10   (110 ILCS 660/5185 new)  11   Sec. 5185. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  12   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  13   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  14   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  15   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  16   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  17   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  18   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  19   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  20   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  21   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  22   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  23   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  24   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person 
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 1   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  2   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  3   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  4   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  5   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  6   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  7   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  8   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  9   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  10   Section 25. The Eastern Illinois University Law is amended  11   by adding Section 10185 as follows:  12   (110 ILCS 665/10185 new)  13   Sec. 10185. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  14   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  15   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  16   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  17   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  18   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  19   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  20   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  21   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  22   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  23   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  24   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in 
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 1   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  2   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  3   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  4   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  5   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  6   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  7   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  8   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  9   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  10   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  11   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  12   Section 30. The Governors State University Law is amended  13   by adding Section 20190 as follows:  14   (110 ILCS 670/20190 new)  15   Sec. 20190. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  16   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  17   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  18   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  19   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  20   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  21   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  22   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  23   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  24   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting 
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 1   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  2   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  3   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  4   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  5   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  6   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  7   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  8   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  9   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  10   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  11   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  12   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  13   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  14   Section 35. The Illinois State University Law is amended by  15   adding Section 15185 as follows:  16   (110 ILCS 675/15185 new)  17   Sec. 15185. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  18   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  19   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  20   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  21   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  22   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  23   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  24   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent 
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 1   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  2   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  3   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  4   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  5   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  6   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  7   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  8   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  9   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  10   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  11   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  12   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  13   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  14   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  15   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  16   Section 40. The Northeastern Illinois University Law is  17   amended by adding Section 25185 as follows:  18   (110 ILCS 680/25185 new)  19   Sec. 25185. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  20   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  21   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  22   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  23   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  24   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the 
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 1   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  2   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  3   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  4   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  5   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  6   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  7   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  8   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  9   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  10   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  11   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  12   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  13   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  14   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  15   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  16   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  17   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  18   Section 45. The Northern Illinois University Law is amended  19   by adding Section 30195 as follows:  20   (110 ILCS 685/30195 new)  21   Sec. 30195. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  22   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in  23   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  24   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of 
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 1   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  2   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  3   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  4   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  5   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  6   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  7   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  8   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  9   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  10   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  11   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  12   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  13   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  14   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  15   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  16   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  17   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  18   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  19   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.  20   Section 50. The Western Illinois University Law is amended  21   by adding Section 35190 as follows:  22   (110 ILCS 690/35190 new)  23   Sec. 35190. Earnings increase. Before a participant of the  24   State Universities Retirement System receives an increase in 
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 1   earnings, as defined in Article 15 of the Illinois Pension  2   Code, for any academic year used to determine the final rate of  3   earnings under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code,  4   determined on a fulltime equivalent basis, that exceeds the  5   amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the  6   previous academic year, determined on a fulltime equivalent  7   basis, by more than 6%, the Board of Trustees shall vote on  8   whether to confirm the increase in earnings at the next meeting  9   that occurs following a 30day notice period. Before the Board  10   of Trustees votes on whether to confirm that increase in  11   earnings, the university shall post a public notice for 30 days  12   that contains: (1) the name and position of the person  13   receiving the increase in earnings; (2) the amount of the  14   increase in earnings expressed as a dollar amount and  15   percentage; (3) and the present value of the increase in  16   benefits under Article 15 of the Illinois Pension Code  17   resulting from the portion of the increase in earnings that is  18   in excess of 6%. The present value shall be computed on the  19   basis of the actuarial assumptions and tables used in the most  20   recent actuarial valuation of the State Universities  21   Retirement System that is available at the time of calculation.
 22   Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon  23   becoming law.

