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Latest update: January 17, 2015
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STATE OF ILLINOIS LEGISLATION
(SEE BELOW - CLICK HERE - FOR FEDERAL LEGISLATION)


Be Watchful!
(CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE 2015 LEGISLATION AND THE CURRENT STATUS OF THAT LEGISLATION)

PLEASE visit your legislators and express your opinion(s) on possible legislation.
For the latest status
on a particular bill, click on the bill number in the table below.

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR BREAKING NEWS ON ANY BILL(S) THAT PROPOSE PENSION CHANGES!


Be aware of the past and remember the George Santayana quote: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

For some history of our struggle to maintain and protect our pension, see our 'archives' page here.

2015 LEGISLATION UPDATE
FINALLY - a little balance - click here to learn more.
Proposed RTAC Legislation for 2015
Proposed CTPF Legislation for 2015
To be determined
To be determined

For members of the 99th (2015-2016) Illinois Legislative Session use the following links:
Illinois Senators by district or Illinois Senators by name
Illinois Representatives by district or Illinois Representatives by name
Bills of particular interest:
In Favor

Opposed

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Summary of the legislation enacted during the 99th session

None yet


Legislation Which Has Been Proposed During the 99th Legislative Session (2015-2016).
(See the Archives for 2009-2014 Legislation)
Bill
Sponsor
Status
Date of Last Action Proposed Action
Legislation which has been introduced in the Illinois House of Representatives in 2015





Legislation which has been introduced in the Illinois Senate in 2015
SB0069
Cullerton
In assignments Committee
1/15/2015
Clarifies the '100 day' rule about retur-to-work retirees.  With regard to the compensation limitations in the case of a service retirement pensioner who is re-employed as a teacher, provides that (1) the 100-day limit shall not include days that a teacher teaches only driver education courses after regular school hours and does not teach any other subject area and (2) the $30,000 limit shall not include compensation earned for teaching driver education courses after regular school hours.





****See these Archives for legislative actions prior to the 99th Legislative Session.****
    ## bills of utmost importance     # bills that have high interest

Voice your opinion!!  Personal visits to the office, letters, e-mails are much more effective than phone calls.



FEDERAL LEGISLATION
(5/20/2013)
Support The 2013 Social Security Fairness initiative. 
Encourage your federal legislators to eliminate the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) that penalize us for receiving a public pension even though we have paid into Social security.
Details here.

See also http://www.ssfairness.com/
.

STAND BY FOR FURTHER CALLS TO ACTION!

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