(40 ILCS 5/6-154)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 6-154)
Administration of disability benefits.
If a fireman who is granted any type of disability benefit under this
Article refuses to submit to examination by any physician appointed by
the board, he shall have no further right to receive the benefit.
A fireman who has withdrawn while disabled and entered upon annuity,
and who re-enters the service on or after the date of withdrawal, and
who has not served at least one year subsequent to the date of such
re-entry, shall not receive ordinary disability benefit in excess of the
amount he has previously received as pension on account of disability,
or as annuity, for an equal period of disability. This provision shall
apply throughout the duration of any disability incurred by the fireman
within one year after his reinstatement resulting from any cause other
than the performance of an act or acts of duty.
No disability benefit shall be paid on account of any form of
disability for any period of time for which a disabled fireman has a
right to receive any part of his salary, under any law or ordinance in
effect in the city.
If a disabled fireman receives compensation from the city for such
disability under the Workers' Compensation Act or Occupational Diseases
Act, the disability benefit provided herein shall be reduced by any
amount so received, if such amount is less than the amount of the
benefit; and if the amount received as compensation exceeds the amount
of the disability benefit, the fireman shall not receive such disability
benefit until the benefit payable, accumulated at the rate herein
stated, equals the amount of such compensation without consideration of
If the widow, child or children, or parent or parents (or any of
these persons) of any fireman whose death results from an act or acts of
duty receives any compensation from the city under the Workers'
Compensation Act or Occupational Diseases Act, the annuities herein
provided for such beneficiaries shall be reduced by any amounts so
received, if such amounts are less than the amount of the annuity or
annuities. If the amount or amounts received as compensation exceed the
amount or amounts of the annuity or annuities for the widow, child or
children, or parent or parents, the annuities shall not be payable until
the accumulated value of the annuity or annuities at the rate herein
stated equals the amount of such compensation without consideration of
interest. In making such adjustment, the annuity to the widow shall
first be reduced.
Disability pension or disability benefit shall not be paid to any
fireman while he resides outside the State of Illinois, unless such
residence is by permission of the board.
(Source: P.A. 81-992.)