(40 ILCS 5/16-123)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-123)
Membership of System.
(a) The membership of this System shall be composed of all teachers
employed after June 30, 1939 who become members as a condition of
employment on the date they become teachers. Membership shall continue
until the date a member becomes an annuitant, dies, accepts a single-sum
retirement benefit, accepts a refund, or forfeits the rights to a refund.
(b) This Article does not apply to any person first employed after June
30, 1979 as a public service employment program participant under the Federal
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act and whose wages or fringe benefits
are paid in whole or in part by funds provided under such Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-11.)