Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that, beginning on the effective date, legally adopted children shall be entitled to the same benefits as other children, and no child's or survivor's benefit shall be disallowed because the child is an adopted child. Makes related changes throughout the Code. Includes language exempting any benefit increase as a result from the new benefit increase provisions in the General Assembly, State Employees, State Universities, and Judges Articles of the Code. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.