TITLE 80: PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
SUBTITLE D: RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
CHAPTER III: TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
PART 1650 THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
SECTION 1650.340 SERVICE CREDIT FOR LEAVES OF ABSENCE
Section 1650.340 Service Credit for Leaves of Absence
a) For purposes of granting service credit for an approved leave of absence, the statutory return-to-teaching requirement is met when the member returns to teaching service creditable under this System or the State Universities Retirement System for the period of the leave or one year, whichever is less.
b) For purposes of this Section, a leave of absence is creditable as an approved leave if: the member did not resign, the employer promised renewed employment at the end of the leave, and the employer took official action to approve the request for leave, or the leave qualifies as a leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, as certified by the employer.
(Source: Amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 13534, effective August 6, 2008)