(40 ILCS 5/15-147)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-147)
Survivors insurance benefits-Dependency conditions.
A child is deemed dependent upon his or her natural or adopting
father or mother if the child is living with or receiving support
from such parent. If the child is not living with or receiving support from
such parent, he or she is deemed dependent upon that parent
if the child (1) has not been adopted
by some other individual, and (2) is not living with or receiving more than
1/2 support from his or her stepparent.
A child is deemed dependent upon his or her stepfather or stepmother if the
child is living with or receiving at least 1/2 support
from the stepparent.
A parent is considered dependent if receiving at least 1/2 of his
or her support from the participant or annuitant at the time of the death of the
participant or annuitant.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)