(40 ILCS 5/11-153)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 11-153)
(a) A "Child's Annuity" shall be payable
monthly after the death of an employee parent to an unmarried child until
the child's attainment of age 18 or marriage, whichever event shall first
occur, under the following conditions, if the child was born or in esse
before the employee attained age 65, and before he withdrew from service:
(1) upon death in service from any cause;
(2) upon death of an employee who withdraws from
service after age 55 (or after age 50 with at least 30 years of service if withdrawal is on or after June 27, 1997) and who has entered upon or is eligible for annuity.
Payment shall be made as provided in Section 11-124.
(b) After July 24, 1967, an adopted child shall be entitled to the same
child's annuity benefits provided for natural children in this Article, if:
(1) (Blank); and
(2) the child was adopted before the employee
(Source: P.A. 95-279, eff. 1-1-08.)