(40 ILCS 5/16-142.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-142.1)
Survivors' benefits - minimum amounts.
(a) The minimum
survivor's benefit for any one beneficiary shall be the lesser of (1) $30
per month, or (2) 80% of the retirement annuity for which the member would
have been eligible at age 60.
(b) When the death of a member or annuitant occurs after June 30, 1975,
the following minimum survivor's benefit shall be payable:
(1) The minimum total survivor's benefit payable on account of the death
of a member shall be 50% of the retirement annuity earned by the member under
paragraph (B) of Section 16-133 as of the date of death of the member and
which would have been payable upon the later of attainment of age 60 or
date of death when death occurs prior to retirement.
(2) The minimum total survivor's benefit payable on account of the death
of an annuitant shall be 50% of the retirement annuity or disability retirement
annuity paid to the annuitant at the time of death.
(c) The minimum survivor's benefit for the surviving spouse of a member
who died on or before December 31, 1983 after 10 or more years of creditable
service shall be $200 per month.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)