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(40 ILCS 5/6-156)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 6-156)
Re-entry of pensioner or annuitant into service.
When a fireman who has withdrawn after the effective date re-enters the
service before age 63, any annuity previously granted to him and any
annuity fixed for his wife shall be cancelled. The fireman shall be
credited with the actuarial value of the annuities cancelled for him and
his wife as of their respective ages on the date of his re-entry into
service; provided, that for present employees and future entrants who
entered service prior to July 1, 1953, the maximum age of a wife for
this purpose shall not be more than 5 years less than his age, and for
future entrants who entered service after June 30, 1953, the age, for
annuity purposes, of a wife who is older than her husband shall be
assumed to be equal to his age. Such sums shall be credited to the
fireman to provide for annuities in the future.
Deductions from salary and contributions by the city for all
purposes of this Article shall be made as provided herein, and upon
subsequent retirement, new annuities based upon the amount then to his
credit for annuity purposes and the entire term of his service shall be
fixed for him and his wife.
If such fireman's wife, for whom annuity has been fixed prior to his
re-entrance into service, has died, or the marriage was dissolved before
he re-entered service, no part of any sum or sums to the credit of such
fireman for widow's prior service annuity at the time annuity for such
wife was fixed shall be credited to such fireman at the time of
re-entry. No part of any such sum or sums shall be used to provide
annuity for any wife of such fireman who is his wife at any time after
his re-entry into service.
(b) If a fireman re-enters service after age 63, payments of pension
or annuity previously granted shall be suspended. When he again
withdraws, payments upon such pension or annuity shall be resumed. If
the fireman dies in service, his widow shall receive the annuity
previously fixed for her.
(Source: P.A. 81-1536.)