(40 ILCS 5/14-108.2b)
Former Chicago Police Department Crime Laboratory Division
(a) For the purposes of this Section and Section 8-230.5:
(1) "Takeover date" means the date upon which the
Illinois Department of State Police assumes and becomes responsible for performing the crime laboratory functions that are transferred to the Department from the Chicago Police Department Crime Laboratory Division pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement.
(2) The "dual eligibility period" of a person to whom
this Section applies means the period beginning when the person is employed by the Illinois Department of State Police to perform services relating to the transferred crime laboratory functions and ending on the last day of the second complete pay period of that employment following the takeover date or the effective date of this Section, whichever occurs later.
(b) This Section applies only to persons who were employed at any time
between June 30, 1995 and the takeover date by the Chicago Police Department
Crime Laboratory Division in connection with functions of that Division that
are transferred to the State pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement, and
who become employed by the Illinois Department of State Police on or after July
1, 1995 but no later than 6 months after the takeover date to perform services
relating to those transferred functions.
(c) A person to whom this Section applies who has not begun receiving a
retirement benefit under Article 8 may elect to continue participation in the
pension fund governed by Article 8 through the last day of his or her dual
eligibility period by giving written notice to the System and the Article 8
fund of this election within 15 days of beginning service or within 15 days
after this Section takes effect, whichever is later. Any person so electing
shall become a member of this System beginning on the day following the last
day of the dual eligibility period and shall be a noncovered employee for the
remainder of his or her employment, except as may be otherwise required under
(d) If a person to whom this Section applies does not elect to become a
member of this System in accordance with subsection (c), the person shall be
deemed to have elected to participate in the System as of the first day of
his or her employment with the Illinois Department of State Police and shall
be a covered employee for the duration of that employment.
(e) In the case of a person to whom this Section applies and who is
performing services for the Department of State Police relating to the
transferred crime laboratory functions at the time of death or the
commencement of disability, the following requirements are not applicable:
(1) The requirement of 18 months of creditable
service to qualify for temporary disability benefits under Section 14-123.1.
(2) The requirement of 1 1/2 years of creditable
service to qualify for nonoccupational disability benefits under Section 14-124.
(3) The requirement of 1 1/2 years of contributing
creditable service for the surviving spouse to qualify for a survivors annuity under Section 14-120.
(Source: P.A. 89-246, eff. 8-4-95.)