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Public Act 095-0816




Public Act 095-0816
HB5699 Enrolled LRB095 18587 AMC 44673 b

    AN ACT concerning public employee benefits.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by changing
Section 16-149.6 as follows:
    (40 ILCS 5/16-149.6)
    Sec. 16-149.6. Limited employment during disability.
    (a) A teacher who (i) has been receiving a disability,
occupational disability, or disability retirement benefit
under Section 16-149, 16-149.1, or 16-149.2 for at least one
year and (ii) remains unable to resume regular full-time
teaching due to disability, but is able to engage in limited or
part-time employment as a teacher, may engage in such limited
or part-time employment as a teacher for an employer under
either this Article or an employer under Article 15 of this
Code without loss of the disability, occupational disability,
or disability retirement benefit, provided that the teacher's
earnings for that limited or part-time employment, when added
to the amount of the benefit, do not exceed 100% of the salary
rate upon which the benefit is based.
    (b) A disabled teacher who engages in limited or part-time
teaching under this Section and earns service and contribution
credits for that teaching shall not receive duplicate service
or contribution credits under Section 16-149 or 16-149.1.
(Source: P.A. 94-539, eff. 8-10-05.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 08/13/2008