Winter Seminar, Friday December 4, 2015

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This year’s Illinois Public Pension Advisory Committee Winter Seminar will be held Friday, December 4, 2015. Details are as follows: Seminar 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Holiday Party at 4:00 p.m. Fee $50 for IPPAC Members $100 for Non-Members Location Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club 1400 Poplar Creek Dr. Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Phone: […]

White House Responds To Feduciary Standard Rule

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David Vaught of Mitchell, Vaught and Taylor posted a comment to the White House in Washington, D.C. about the new proposed fiduciary standard rule for more brokers. Read here the response from President Barack Obama: Dear David: Thank you for writing.  I have heard from many Americans who are concerned about their financial security in retirement, […]

Winter Seminar, Friday December 5, 2014

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This year’s Illinois Public Pension Advisory Committee Winter Seminar will be held Friday, December 5, 2014. Details are as follows: Seminar 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Holiday Party at 4:00 p.m. Fee $50 for IPPAC Members $100 for Non-Members Location Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club 1400 Poplar Creek Dr. Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Phone: […]

October Pension Trustee 2014 Training

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The Illinois Public Pension Advisory Committee and Judson University Present: PENSION TRUSTEE TRAINING SESSIONS This training complies with the requirements of 40ILCS5/1-113.18 and 5/1-109.3 Ethics Training Session Thurs., October 9, 2014 8 a.m.: Registration 9 a.m.: Session Begins Noon: Lunch (provided) 12:45 p.m.: Afternoon Session Begins Continuing Education Session Friday, October 10, 2014 8 a.m.: […]

September Pension Trustee 2014 Training

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The Illinois Public Pension Advisory Committee and Judson University Present: PENSION TRUSTEE TRAINING SESSIONS This training complies with the requirements of 40ILCS5/1-113.18 and 5/1-109.3 Ethics Training Session Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8 a.m.: Registration 9 a.m.: Session Begins Noon: Lunch (provided) 12:45 p.m.: Afternoon Session Begins Continuing Education Session Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8 a.m.: […]

April and August Pension Trustee 2014 Training Sessions

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The Illinois Public Pension Advisory Committee and Judson University Present: PENSION TRUSTEE TRAINING SESSIONS This training complies with the requirements of 40ILCS5/1-113.18 and 5/1-109.3 Ethics Training Session Friday, April 25, 2014 8 a.m.: Registration 8:30 a.m.: Session Begins Noon: Lunch (provided) 12:45 p.m.: Afternoon Session Begins Continuing Education Session Friday, August 15, 2014 8 a.m.: […]

Say NO to New Mega Bill NOW

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We Are One Illinois recently sent the following message: Friends, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has put the final touches on a pension-slashing “mega-bill.” The bill – presented as House Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 1 – could be up for a vote as early as Wednesday, May 1. Call your state representative today and […]

Bill Status for HB1165

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This does not affect Fire and Police. 40 ILCS 5/1-101 from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 1-101, Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Pension Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Code. Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Transportation) No land conveyances are included […]

The Annual Spring Seminar Was Another Great Success

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The Illinois Public Pension Advisory Committee’s 17th Annual Spring Conference and Educational Training was held May 30, 31 and June 1, 2012 at Jumer’s Hotel and Casino. In addition to our attendees fulfilling their DOI training requirements, a lot of fun was had by all as we had the run of the casino, played a […]

Important News: Education Opportunity Restriction

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As you may know, on February 7, 2012, State Senator Michael Noland filed SB 3396.  The synopsis of the bill states: “Amends the Open Meetings Act.  Authorizes an elected or appointed member of a downstate police or downstate firefighter pension fund to satisfy the Act’s training requirements by participating in a course of training sponsored […]