(40 ILCS 5/15-126.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-126.1)
"Academic year": The 12-month period
beginning on the first day of the fall term as determined
by each employer, or if the employer does not have an academic program
divided into terms, then beginning September 1. For the purposes of Section 15-139.5 and subsection (b) of Section 15-139, however, "academic year" means the 12-month period beginning September 1.
(Source: P.A. 98-596, eff. 11-19-13.)