(40 ILCS 5/16-149.5)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-149.5)
Automatic increase in disability benefit.
disability benefit payable under Section 16-149, 16-149.1 or 16-149.2 shall
be increased by 7% of the original fixed amount of such benefit on January
1, 1991 or January 1 following the fourth anniversary of the granting of the
benefit, whichever occurs later. On each January 1 following the 7%
increase, the disability benefit shall be increased by 3% of the current
amount of the benefit, including prior increases under this Article.
However, in the case of a disability retirement annuity granted under
Section 16-149.2, the annual increases provided by this Section shall cease
as soon as the recipient of the annuity qualifies for the automatic annual
increases provided under Section 16-133.1.
(Source: P.A. 86-1488.)