(40 ILCS 5/5-109.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 5-109.1)
The masculine gender whenever used in this Article includes the feminine
gender and all annuities and benefits applicable to male policemen and
their survivors and the contributions to be made for widows' annuities or
other benefits, shall apply with equal force to female policemen and their
survivors without any modification or distinction whatsoever.
(Source: P.A. 78-1129.)