(40 ILCS 5/14-104.10)
Federal or out-of-state employment.
employee may establish additional service credit for periods of full-time
employment by the federal government or a unit of state or local government
located outside Illinois for which he or she does not qualify for credit under
any other provision of this Article, provided that (i) the amount of service
credit established by a person under this Section shall not exceed 8 years or
40% of his or her membership service under this Article, whichever is less,
(ii) the amount of service credit established by a person under this Section
for federal employment, when added to the amount of all military service credit
granted to the person under this Article, shall not exceed 8 years, and (iii)
any credit received for the federal or out-of-state employment in any federal
or other public employee pension fund or retirement system has been terminated
or relinquished. Credit may not be established under this Section for any
period of military service or for any period for which credit has been or may
be established under Section 14-110 or any other provision of this Article.
In order to establish service credit under this Section, the applicant must
submit a written application to the System by June 30, 1999,
including documentation of the federal or out-of-state employment satisfactory
to the Board, and pay to the System (1) employee contributions at the rates
provided in this Article based upon the person's salary on the last day as a
participating employee prior to the federal or out-of-state employment, or on
the first day as a participating employee after that employment, whichever is
greater, plus (2) an amount determined by the Board to be equal to the
employer's normal cost of the benefits accrued for that employment, plus (3)
regular interest on items (1) and (2) from the date of conclusion of the
employment to the date of payment.
(Source: P.A. 90-32, eff. 6-27-97; 90-655, eff. 7-30-98; 90-766, eff.