(40 ILCS 5/3-116.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-116.1)
Disability pension option.
A police officer age 50 or
older who is receiving a disability pension may by written application to
the board, elect the disability pension option if the period during which
a disability pension was paid when added to the period of active service
equals at least 20 years. The election shall permit the officer to continue
to receive a retirement pension for the remainder of his or her life of
1/2 of the salary at the date of the retirement on disability in lieu of
any amounts which would have been payable to the officer under Section 3-111.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)