(40 ILCS 5/15-143) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-143)
    Sec. 15-143. Death benefits - general provisions. All death benefits shall be paid as a single cash sum. A death benefit shall be paid as soon as practicable after receipt by the board of (1) a written application by the beneficiary and (2) such evidence of death and identification as the board shall require.
(Source: P.A. 90-65, eff. 7-7-97; 90-511, eff. 8-22-97.)