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Public Act 102-0709


Public Act 0709 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0709
HB5472 EnrolledLRB102 26096 RPS 35576 b

    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by
changing Section 16-118 as follows:
    (40 ILCS 5/16-118)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-118)
    Sec. 16-118. Retirement. "Retirement": Entry upon a
retirement annuity or receipt of a single-sum retirement
benefit granted under this Article after termination of active
service as a teacher.
    (a) An annuitant receiving a retirement annuity other than
a disability retirement annuity may accept employment as a
teacher from a school board or other employer specified in
Section 16-106 without impairing retirement status, if that
        (1) is not within the school year during which service
    was terminated; and
        (2) does not exceed the following:
            (i) before July 1, 2001, 100 paid days or 500 paid
        hours in any school year;
            (ii) during the period beginning July 1, 2001
        through June 30, 2011, 120 paid days or 600 paid hours
        in each school year;
            (iii) during the period beginning July 1, 2011
        through June 30, 2018, 100 paid days or 500 paid hours
        in each school year;
            (iv) beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2023,
        120 paid days or 600 paid hours in each school year,
        but not more than 100 paid days in the same classroom;
            (v) during the period between July 1, 2021 and
        June 30, 2022, an additional 20 paid days or 100 paid
        hours shall be added to item (iv) of this paragraph (2)
        to assist with addressing the substitute teacher
        shortage that has been exacerbated by the ongoing
        global pandemic; and
            (vi) (v) beginning July 1, 2023, 100 paid days or
        500 paid hours in each school year.
    Where such permitted employment is partly on a daily and
partly on an hourly basis, a day shall be considered as 5
    (b) Subsection (a) does not apply to an annuitant who
returns to teaching under the program established in Section
16-150.1, for the duration of his or her participation in that
(Source: P.A. 101-645, eff. 6-26-20; 102-537, eff. 8-20-21.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 4/22/2022