(40 ILCS 5/9-227)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-227)
Employees of Cook County School of Nursing-credits.
(a) Any person who was in the employ of the Cook County School of
Nursing on July 1, 1947, who becomes included within the provisions of this
Article shall be credited in his account as follows:
Contributions by the county for prior service annuity, widow's prior
service annuity, age and service annuity and widow's annuity for all
periods of time during which he was an employee of such county or such
School of Nursing or its predecessor schools for which he has not received
such credits. Such contributions shall be at the same rates as were in
effect for employees under "The 1925 Act" during such periods of time,
and shall bear interest at 4% per annum in the same manner as in the case
of any other employee, and shall, together with all other amounts
contributed by or for such employee for annuity purposes, be considered in
computing the annuity for such employee or his widow.
Any period of employment for which credit is hereby provided shall also
be counted as service for all other purposes of this Article, and any other
county employee in the service on July 1, 1947, shall receive like credits
for service theretofore rendered such schools.
(b) Any such employee may elect to make additional contributions to the
fund equal to the sum which, including interest at 4% per annum, would as
of the date he became a contributor have accumulated to his credit for age
and service annuity and widow's annuity had deductions from his salary been
made throughout his entire period of service for which county contributions
are hereinbefore in this section provided. Any such additional
contributions shall be improved at interest in the same manner as regular
salary deductions and shall, together with all other amounts contributed by
such employee for age and service and widow's annuity, be considered as
deductions from salary for age and service annuity, widow's annuity and
The time and manner in which such additional contributions may be made
shall be prescribed by the board.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 161.)