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.
On May 8, 2015, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled Public Act 98-599 (Pension Reform) unconstitutional in its entirety. Once again, the state legislature will be under pressure to enact reforms that contain the costs of future pension obligations. Key issues of concern to our membership are summarized in the:
2016-17 SUAA-UIUC Legislative Principles, Goals and Fact Sheet
Executive Committee Minutes
The Executive Committee meets at Clark-Lindsey Village, 101 W Windsor, Urbana, from 1:30 to 3:00 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.
September 21, 2016
The Fall 2016 The Annuitant can be found on the Newsletters page and below.
September 7, 2016
The 2016-17 SUAA-UIUC Legislative Principles, Goals and Facts Sheet has been posted.
May 26, 2016
Please review the following links for information on pension reform:
- Full 35 page Illinois Supreme Court opinion on pension reform: here
- SUAA Mini-briefing covering the history of SUAA’s legal actions and involvement protesting PA98-599, resulting in the Supreme Court Decision announced on May 8, 2015: here
- SUAA Mini-briefing describing recent pension discussions pertinent to Tier II participants: here
No events scheduled at this time
Review the Fall 2016 The Annuitant, our
Previous editions are available on our Newsletters page, accessed under News & Events, above.