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Full Text of SB1989  102nd General Assembly

SB1989 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB1989

 

Introduced 2/26/2021, by Sen. Patrick J. Joyce

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
40 ILCS 5/16-118  from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-118

    Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that through June 30, 2023 (instead of June 30, 2021), an annuitant may accept employment as a teacher without impairing his or her retirement status if that employment is not within the school year during which service was terminated and does not exceed 120 paid days or 600 paid hours in each school year. Makes a conforming change. Effective immediately.


LRB102 11438 RPS 16771 b

FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY
PENSION IMPACT NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB1989LRB102 11438 RPS 16771 b

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
5changing Section 16-118 as follows:
 
6    (40 ILCS 5/16-118)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-118)
7    Sec. 16-118. Retirement. "Retirement": Entry upon a
8retirement annuity or receipt of a single-sum retirement
9benefit granted under this Article after termination of active
10service as a teacher.
11    (a) An annuitant receiving a retirement annuity other than
12a disability retirement annuity may accept employment as a
13teacher from a school board or other employer specified in
14Section 16-106 without impairing retirement status, if that
15employment:
16        (1) is not within the school year during which service
17    was terminated; and
18        (2) does not exceed the following:
19            (i) before July 1, 2001, 100 paid days or 500 paid
20        hours in any school year;
21            (ii) during the period beginning July 1, 2001
22        through June 30, 2011, 120 paid days or 600 paid hours
23        in each school year;

 

 

SB1989- 2 -LRB102 11438 RPS 16771 b

1            (iii) during the period beginning July 1, 2011
2        through June 30, 2018, 100 paid days or 500 paid hours
3        in each school year;
4            (iv) beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2023
5        2021, 120 paid days or 600 paid hours in each school
6        year, but not more than 100 paid days in the same
7        classroom; and
8            (v) beginning July 1, 2023 2021, 100 paid days or
9        500 paid hours in each school year.
10    Where such permitted employment is partly on a daily and
11partly on an hourly basis, a day shall be considered as 5
12hours.
13    (b) Subsection (a) does not apply to an annuitant who
14returns to teaching under the program established in Section
1516-150.1, for the duration of his or her participation in that
16program.
17(Source: P.A. 100-596, eff. 7-1-18; 101-645, eff. 6-26-20.)
 
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.