(40 ILCS 5/3-120)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-120)
Marriage after retirement.
(a) If a police officer marries subsequent to retirement on any pension
under this Article other than a pension established under Section 3-109.3,
the surviving spouse and the children of such surviving
spouse shall receive no pension on the death of the officer, except as
provided in subsection (b).
(b) Notwithstanding Section 1-103.1 of this Code, this Section shall
not be deemed to disqualify from receiving a survivor's pension the
surviving spouse and children of any police officer who (i) retired from
service in 1973, married the surviving spouse during 1974, and died in
1988, or (ii) retired on disability in October of 1982, married the
surviving spouse during 1991, and died in 1992. In the case of a person
who becomes eligible for a benefit under this subsection (b), the benefit
shall begin to accrue on July 1, 1990 or July 1 of the year following the
police officer's death, whichever is later.
(Source: P.A. 91-939, eff. 2-1-01.)