(40 ILCS 5/16-131.2)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-131.2)
Validation of service credits.
An active member of the
General Assembly having no creditable service in
the system, may establish creditable service for periods
during which he or she was in an elective office and could have elected
to participate in the system but did not so elect.
may be established by payment to the system of an amount equal to the contributions
that would have been made if the person had elected
to participate plus interest at the rate specified under subsection (a)
of Section 16-128 to the date of payment, together with an equal amount
as the applicable employer contributions, but the total period of such
creditable service that
may be validated shall not exceed 8 years.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)