University of Illinois Chapter State Universities Annuitants Association

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The State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA) is an Illinois organization for participants in the State Universities Retirement System (SURS). SUAA-UIUC is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chapter, one of multiple chapters located on Illinois Public University and Community College campuses. Use www.suaa.org, and this web site, to learn of our advocacy activities with the Illinois Legislature and other services for our members - current employees, retirees, their spouses and their survivors.
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Legislative Information
The Illinois State Legislature passed and the Governor signed pension reform legislation that will have a major effect on retirees and employees alike. The Conference Committee report to SB 1 passed both chambers of the Illinois State legislature on December 3, 2013 and was signed into law by Governor Quinn (Public Act 98-599) on December 5, 2013. The major provisions enacted into law are summarized in the link below and were prepared by the staff of SURS.

Summary of Public Act 98-599 (Pension Reform) - December 5, 2013

The Key Discussion Points and Retirement data our Chapter will use this year are presented in:

2014 SUAA-UIUC Legislative Position Statement and Fact Sheet

Executive Committee Minutes
The Executive Committee meets at Clark-Lindsey Village, 101 W Windsor, Urbana, from 1:30 to 3:30 PM, the second Wednesday of each month, except for January and July, when meetings are held only if needed. Meeting dates for the next few months are posted under Events. Minutes are posted after approval at the following meeting.

Previous minutes are available on our Minutes page, accessed under Chapter Info, above.

          

News
March 19, 2014
Due to space limitations in the Spring 2014 The Annuitant, this issues “In Memoriam” is being posted separately at this link.

March 18, 2014
The Spring Membership Meeting and yearly election of Executive Committee members will be held on Sunday, April 13. Details are in Events, below, and Spring 2014 The Annuitant.

Events
April 9, 2014 – Wednesday
Executive Committee Meeting

April 13, 2014 – Sunday
The Spring Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, April 13 beginning at 1:30 PM at the Hawthorn Suites Convention Center, 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign. The event will begin with a “social half-hour” for conversation and discussion among friends and colleagues. The formal program will begin at 2:00 PM. The program details are in the front page article of the Spring 2014 The Annuitant, posted below as soon as it is published.

May 14, 2014 – Wednesday
Executive Committee Meeting

June 11, 2014 – Wednesday
Executive Committee Meeting

Newsletters
Review the Spring 2014 The Annuitant, our biannual newsletter.

Previous editions are available on our Newsletters page, accessed under News & Events, above.

Last Updated on March 27, 2014
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