(40 ILCS 5/4-142)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-142)
Applicability of home rule powers.
A home rule
unit, as defined in Article VII of the 1970 Illinois Constitution or
any amendment thereto, shall have no power to change, alter,
or amend in any way
the provisions of this Article.
A home rule unit
which is a municipality, as defined in Section 4-103, shall not provide
for, singly or as a part of any plan or program, by any means whatsoever,
any type of retirement or annuity benefit to a firefighter
other than through
establishment of a fund as provided in this Article as now or hereafter
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)