(40 ILCS 5/4-108.8)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-856)
    Sec. 4-108.8. Transfer of creditable service to the State Employees' Retirement System.
    (a) Any active member of the State Employees' Retirement System who is an arson investigator may apply for transfer of some or all of his or her credits and creditable service accumulated in any firefighters' pension fund under this Article to the State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with Section 14-110. The creditable service shall be transferred only upon payment by the firefighters' pension fund to the State Employees' Retirement System of an amount equal to:
        (1) the amounts accumulated to the credit of the
    
applicant for the service to be transferred on file with the fund on the date of transfer;
        (2) employer contributions in an amount equal to the
    
amount determined under paragraph (1); and
        (3) any interest paid by the applicant in order to
    
reinstate service to be transferred.
    Participation in the firefighters' pension fund with respect to the service to be transferred shall terminate on the date of transfer.
    (b) Any person applying to transfer service under this Section may reinstate service that was terminated by receipt of a refund, by paying to the firefighters' pension fund the amount of the refund with interest thereon at the actuarially assumed rate of interest, compounded annually, from the date of refund to the date of payment.
(Source: P.A. 102-210, eff. 7-30-21.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-856)
    Sec. 4-108.8. Transfer of creditable service to the State Employees' Retirement System.
    (a) Any active member of the State Employees' Retirement System who is an arson investigator, investigator for the Department of Revenue, investigator for the Illinois Gaming Board, or investigator for the Secretary of State may apply for transfer of some or all of his or her credits and creditable service accumulated in any firefighters' pension fund under this Article to the State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with Section 14-110. The creditable service shall be transferred only upon payment by the firefighters' pension fund to the State Employees' Retirement System of an amount equal to:
        (1) the amounts accumulated to the credit of the
    
applicant for the service to be transferred on file with the fund on the date of transfer;
        (2) employer contributions in an amount equal to the
    
amount determined under paragraph (1); and
        (3) any interest paid by the applicant in order to
    
reinstate service to be transferred.
    Participation in the firefighters' pension fund with respect to the service to be transferred shall terminate on the date of transfer.
    (b) Any person applying to transfer service under this Section may reinstate service that was terminated by receipt of a refund, by paying to the firefighters' pension fund the amount of the refund with interest thereon at the actuarially assumed rate of interest, compounded annually, from the date of refund to the date of payment.
(Source: P.A. 102-210, eff. 7-30-21; 102-856, eff. 1-1-23.)