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Full Text of HB6292  99th General Assembly




HB6292 EngrossedLRB099 19829 RPS 44228 b

1    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by changing
5Section 9-158 as follows:
6    (40 ILCS 5/9-158)  (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-158)
7    Sec. 9-158. Proof of disability, duty and ordinary. Proof
8of duty or ordinary disability shall be furnished to the board
9by at least one licensed and practicing physician appointed by
10the board, except that this requirement may be waived by the
11board for proof of duty disability if the employee has been
12compensated by the county for such disability or specific loss
13under the Workers' Compensation Act or Workers' Occupational
14Diseases Act. The physician requirement may also be waived by
15the board for ordinary disability maternity claims of up to 8
16weeks. With respect to duty disability, satisfactory proof must
17be provided to the board that the final adjudication of the
18claim required under subsection (d) of Section 9-159
19established that the disability or death resulted from an
20injury incurred in the performance of an act or acts of duty.
21The board may require other evidence of disability. Each
22disabled employee who receives duty or ordinary disability
23benefit shall be examined at least once a year by one or more



HB6292 Engrossed- 2 -LRB099 19829 RPS 44228 b

1licensed and practicing physicians appointed by the board. When
2the disability ceases, the board shall discontinue payment of
3the benefit and the employee shall be returned to active
5(Source: P.A. 95-1036, eff. 2-17-09.)