(40 ILCS 5/3-108.3)
"Beneficiary": A person receiving benefits from
a pension fund, including, but not limited to, retired pensioners, disabled
pensioners, their surviving spouses, minor children, disabled children, and
dependent parents. If a special needs trust as described in Section 1396p(d)(4) of Title 42 of the United States Code, as amended from time to time, has been established for a disabled adult child, then the special needs trust may stand in lieu of the disabled adult child as a beneficiary for the purposes of this Article.
(Source: P.A. 96-1143, eff. 7-21-10.)