(40 ILCS 5/5-175.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 5-175.1)
Contributions by female policemen.
(a) Effective as of October 1, 1974, female policemen shall make the
same contributions for survivors' annuities
or other benefits as are in
effect for male policemen, to the end that no distinction or difference
shall exist as between male and female policemen with respect to rates
of contribution or other provisions of this Article.
(b) Any female policeman shall have the option of making
contributions for the aforesaid purposes, covering the period prior to
October 1, 1974, and receiving pension credits therefor including
concurrent credits from city contributions. Such contributions shall
include interest at 4% per annum from the dates such contributions
should have been made from the beginning of their service to the dates
of payment to the end that equal pension credits for survivors' benefits
may be provided for all policemen under this Article.
(Source: P.A. 81-1536.)