(40 ILCS 5/7-225)
Increases in earnings; pension impact statement.
Before increasing the earnings of an officer, executive, or manager by 12% or more:
(1) the authorities of the respective employer who
are authorizing the increase must contact the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund as to the effect of that increase in salary on the pension benefits of that participant;
(2) the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund must
respond with a written "Pension Impact Statement" stating the effect of that increase in salary on the pension benefits of that participant, and any other relevant effect of the increase, including payment of the present value of the increase in benefits resulting from the portion of any increase in salary that is in excess of 6% as provided under subsection (k) of Section 7-172, if applicable;
(3) the authorities authorizing this increase must
sign the pension impact statement, acknowledging receipt and understanding of the effects of the increase; and
(4) the employer must pay the costs associated with
the pension impact statement.
The provisions of this Section do not apply to any of the following: increases attributable to standard employment promotions resulting in increased responsibility and workloads; earnings increases paid to individuals under contracts or collective bargaining agreements entered into, amended, or renewed before January 1, 2012; earnings increases paid to members who are 10 years or more from retirement eligibility; or earnings increases resulting from an increase in the number of hours required to be worked.
(Source: P.A. 97-609, eff. 1-1-12.)