(40 ILCS 5/9-176.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-176.1)
Contributions by female employees.
(a) Effective as of October 1, 1974, each female employee shall
contribute at the same rates as a
male employee for widow's annuity or
other benefits, to the end that like credits may be established and
maintained for both male and female employees for all purposes of this
Article with respect to annuities, benefits, contribution rates, refunds
and other provisions of this Article.
(b) Any female employee 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 the
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 credits may be provided for all
employees under this Article.
(Source: P.A. 81-1536.)