(40 ILCS 5/9-143)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-143)
Widow's annuity - Present employees and future
entrants - Withdrawal before age 50.
The widow of an employee who withdraws after 10 or more years of
service before age 50 (age 55 if withdrawal occurs before January 1,
1988), and later attains such age while not in service,
shall be entitled after his death to an annuity fixed on the date the
employee attained such age.
The widow shall be entitled to the amount provided on a reversionary
annuity basis from the following sums accumulated to his credit on the
date when the annuity is fixed as follows:
(1) If service is 20 or more years, the total credits for widow's
annuity and, in addition, if he was a present employee, the total
credits for widow's prior service annuity; or
(2) If service is 10 or more but less than 20 years, the total
credits for widow's annuity from employee contributions and 1/10 of the
total credits for widow's annuity from county contributions for each
year of service after the first 10 years, including, for the widow of a
present employee, 1/10 of the total credits for widow's prior service
annuity from county contributions for each year of service after the
first 10 years.
(Source: P.A. 85-964.)