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Full Text of HB2916  99th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced , by Rep. Robert F. Martwick


40 ILCS 5/7-172.1  from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-172.1

    Amends the IMRF Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the Fund may begin enforcement action against employers who have failed to remit contributions to the Fund when the contributions are 60 (rather than 90) days overdue. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by changing
5Section 7-172.1 as follows:
6    (40 ILCS 5/7-172.1)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 7-172.1)
7    Sec. 7-172.1. Actions to enforce payments by
8municipalities and instrumentalities.
9    (a) If any participating municipality or participating
10instrumentality fails to transmit to the Fund contributions
11required of it under this Article or contributions collected by
12it from its participating employees for the purposes of this
13Article for more than 60 90 days after the payment of such
14contributions is due, the Fund, after giving notice to such
15municipality or instrumentality, may certify to the State
16Comptroller the amounts of such delinquent payments and the
17Comptroller shall deduct the amounts so certified or any part
18thereof from any grants of State funds to the municipality or
19instrumentality involved and shall pay the amount so deducted
20to the Fund. If State funds from which such deductions may be
21made are not available, the Fund may proceed against the
22municipality or instrumentality to recover the amounts of such
23delinquent payments in the appropriate circuit court.



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1    (b) If any participating municipality fails to transmit to
2the Fund contributions required of it under this Article or
3contributions collected by it from its participating employees
4for the purposes of this Article for more than 60 90 days after
5the payment of such contributions is due, the Fund, after
6giving notice to such municipality, may certify the fact of
7such delinquent payment to the county treasurer of the county
8in which such municipality is located, who shall thereafter
9remit the amounts collected from the tax levied by the
10municipality under Section 7-171 directly to the Fund.
11    (c) If reports furnished to the Fund by the municipality or
12instrumentality involved are inadequate for the computation of
13the amounts of such delinquent payments, the Fund may provide
14for such audit of the records of the municipality or
15instrumentality as may be required to establish the amounts of
16such delinquent payments. The municipality or instrumentality
17shall make its records available to the Fund for the purpose of
18such audit. The cost of such audit shall be added to the amount
19of the delinquent payments and shall be recovered by the Fund
20from the municipality or instrumentality at the same time and
21in the same manner as the delinquent payments are recovered.
22(Source: P.A. 86-273.)
23    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
24becoming law.