(40 ILCS 5/4-115)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-115)
Marriage after retirement.
(a) If a firefighter marries subsequent to the date of his
or her retirement with any
pension under this Article, and dies less than 12 months after the
marriage, a surviving spouse shall
receive no pension on the death of the
(b) Beginning January 1, 1989,
this Section shall no longer disqualify the surviving
spouse of a
firefighter who was married to such surviving spouse for at least 12 months
and died before November 18, 1985, from receiving a survivor's pension,
and any such surviving spouse who is otherwise eligible under Section 4-114
shall begin to receive a surviving spouse's pension on July 1, 1989.
(Source: P.A. 86-272.)