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 1650.3220 AUTOMATIC INCREASE IN TIER II DISABILITY BENEFITS
Section 1650.3220 Automatic Increase in Tier II Disability Benefits
a) A Tier II member or annuitant receiving a disability benefit under the provisions of Section 16-149, 16-149.1 or 16-149.2 of the Code shall receive a 7% increase in the member's or annuitant's initial disability benefit on the January 1 following the fourth anniversary of the granting of the disability benefit.
b) On each January 1 following the 7% increase, the member's or annuitant's Tier II disability benefit shall be increased by 3% or one-half the annual unadjusted percentage increase (but not less than zero) in the consumer price index-u for the 12-month period ending with the September preceding each November 1, whichever is less, of the initial disability benefit.
c) If the annual unadjusted percentage change in the consumer price index-u preceding November 1 is zero or there is a decrease, the Tier II member's or annuitant's disability benefit shall not be increased.
d) For persons receiving a disability retirement annuity under Section 16-149.2 of the Code, any prior annual increases shall cease as soon as the person is eligible to receive the annual increase provided in Section 1-160(e) of the Code.
(Source: Added at 40 Ill. Reg. 14099, effective September 28, 2016)