92nd General Assembly
Status of HB5786
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   40 ILCS 5/9-148           from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-148                      
   40 ILCS 5/9-148.1 new                                                       
   30 ILCS 805/8.26 new                                                        

        Amends the Cook County Article  of  the  Illinois  Pension  Code.      
   Provides  that  a widow of a member who was not married at the time of      
   retirement, but married the member after the member's  retirement  and      
   was  married  to  the  member  for at least the last year prior to the      
   member's death is entitled to a widow's annuity if the widow  pays  to      
   the  Fund  an  amount  equal  to  the amount of any refund paid to the      
   member at the time of retirement due to the member not having a spouse      
   at the time of retirement plus interest  thereon.   Amends  the  State      
   Mandates   Act   to   require  implementation  without  reimbursement.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
          PENSION NOTE (Illinois Pension Laws Commission)                      
          The fiscal impact of HB 5786 cannot be determined, as the num-       
          ber of additional widows who would qualify for a widow's             
          annuity cannot be determined. The fiscal impact is expected to       
   FEB-07-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-07-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-07-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-15-2002  H                        PENSION NOTE FILED                       
   FEB-15-2002  H                   COMMITTEE               RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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