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IL – SB 3622

Reversing caps on pension spiking

Amends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of earnings exceed the amount of his or her earnings with the same employer for the previous academic...
Introduced July 25, 2018
IL - HB 4435

Ban lawmakers from acting as property tax appeals attorneys

Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that, among other restrictions, no legislator may accept or participate in any way in any representation case before the State of Illinois or any unit of local government in this State on any matter filed on or after February 1, 2018 that involves a challenge to any tax...
Introduced Jan 31, 2018
IL – SB 3604
Sent to Governor

Elimination of golden parachutes

Amends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2019 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 for State government legislative and executive elected officers and appointees in positions for which the Compensation Review...
Introduced April 10, 2018
IL – SB 3394
Sent to Governor

Occupational licensing – reduced age

Amends the Community Association Manager Licensing and Disciplinary Act, the Home Inspector License Act, and the Real Estate License Act of 2000. Reduces the minimum age requirement for licensure as a community association manager, supervising community association manager, home inspector, broker, or managing broker to 18 years of age (rather than 21 years of age)....
Introduced Feb 16, 2018
IL – SB 2877
Sent to Governor

Barber/Cosmetology licensure

Amends the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985. Provides that an applicant for licensure as a barber or teacher of barbering may take the licensure examination after completing 1,200 hours in the study of barbering. Provides that an applicant for licensure as a cosmetologist or teacher of cosmetology may take...
Introduced Feb 14, 2018
IL – SB 2853
Sent to Governor

Department of Financial & Professional Regulation – Criminal history

Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to make available on its website general information on how the Department uses criminal history information in its decisions on licensure applications, including a list of enumerated offenses that bar licensure (rather than...
Introduced Feb 13, 2018
IL – SB 2658
Sent to Governor

Occupational licensing – service members

Amends the School Code. Provides that a Professional Educator License with Stipulations with a provisional educator endorsement obtained by a service member or a spouse of a service member is valid until June 30 immediately following 3 (rather than 2) years of the license being issued. Defines “spouse of a service member”. Effective September 3,...
Introduced Feb 8, 2018