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92_SB1779eng SB1779 Engrossed LRB9215795EGfg 1 AN ACT in relation to public employee benefits. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by 5 changing Section 14-105 as follows: 6 (40 ILCS 5/14-105) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-105) 7 Sec. 14-105. Service credit for which contributions are 8 not required. 9 (a) Each employee in service on December 31, 1943, or 10 then on leave of absence not in conflict with Civil Service 11 rules, if such leave had not extended for more than one year 12 continuously, or who is otherwise entitled to prior service 13 credit, who becomes a member shall file with the board on a 14 form supplied by it, a detailed statement of all service 15 rendered prior to January 1, 1944, for which credit is 16 claimed. 17 Upon verification thereof, the board shall issue a prior 18 service certificate certifying length of prior service. A 19 prior service certificate shall be conclusive so long as 20 membership continues, provided, that a member may, within one 21 year from the date of original issuance of the certificate or 22 modification thereof, request the board to modify or correct 23 the certificate. 24 When membership ceases, a prior service certificate shall 25 become void, and shall be revived only under the conditions 26 specified in this Article. 27 In the computation of prior service, the following 28 schedule shall govern: 9 months of service or more during any 29 fiscal year constitutes a year of service; 6 to 9 months, 3/4 30 of a year; 3 to 6 months, 1/2 year; less than 3 months shall 31 not be considered. Credit shall not be allowed for any SB1779 Engrossed -2- LRB9215795EGfg 1 period of absence without compensation or for less than 15 2 days service in any month, nor shall more than one year of 3 service be creditable for all service rendered in any one 4 fiscal year. 5 (b) Any member shall receive credit for military service 6 provided all of the following conditions are met: 7 (1) the member was a State employee within 6 months 8 immediately prior to entry into military service; 9 (2) the member returns as a State employee within 10 15 months after his unconditional discharge other than by 11 dishonorable discharge; and 12 (3) the member establishes creditable service for 13 State employment immediately prior to and following the 14 military service. 15 The total amount of creditable military service for any 16 member during his entire term of service shall not exceed 5 17 years in the aggregate, except that any member who on July 1, 18 1963, had accrued more than 5 years of such credit shall be 19 entitled to the total amount of such accrued credit. 20 (c) Any active member of the System who (1) was earning 21 eligible creditable service under subdivision (b)(12) of 22 Section 14-110 on January 1, 1992, and (2) has at least 17 23 years of creditable service under Article 5, and (3) is 24 eligible to transfer that creditable service to this System 25 under subsection (c) of Section 5-236 of this Code, and (4) 26 applies in writing for transfer of that creditable service to 27 this System within 30 days after the effective date of this 28 amendatory Act of 1993, shall receive eligible creditable 29 service in this System for that creditable service upon 30 receipt by this System of the amounts transferred under 31 Section 5-236. No additional contributions shall be required 32 for the transferred service. 33 (d) Any active member of the system who (1) was earning 34 eligible creditable service under subdivision (b)(5) of SB1779 Engrossed -3- LRB9215795EGfg 1 Section 14-110 on January 1, 1992, and (2) has no more than 7 2 years of creditable service as a municipal conservator of the 3 peace under Article 7, and (3) is eligible to transfer that 4 creditable service to this System under subsection (a) of 5 Section 7-139.7 of this Code, and (4) makes written 6 notification to this System by January 31, 1994, shall 7 receive eligible creditable service in this System for that 8 service upon receipt by this System of the amounts 9 transferred under Section 7-139.7. No additional 10 contributions shall be required for the transferred service. 11 (e) Any member may establish creditable service and 12 earnings credit for a period of voluntary or involuntary 13 furlough, not exceeding 5 days, beginning on or after January 14 1, 2002 and ending before July 1, 2002, that is utilized as a 15 means of addressing a State fiscal emergency. To receive 16 this credit, the member must apply in writing to the System 17 or the member's employer before July 1, 2005. No additional 18 contribution is required for this credit. 19 (Source: P.A. 87-1265.) 20 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 21 becoming law.
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