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(40 ILCS 5/8-164.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 8-164.1)
Payments to city.
(a) For the purposes of this Section, "city annuitant" means a person
receiving an age and service annuity, a widow's annuity, a child's annuity, or
a minimum annuity under this Article as a direct result of previous employment
by the City of Chicago ("the city").
(b) The board shall pay to the city, on behalf of the board's city
annuitants who participate in any of the city's health care plans, the
(1) From July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008, $85 per
month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits and $55 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
(2) Beginning July 1, 2008 and until such time as the
city no longer provides a health care plan for such annuitants or December 31, 2016, whichever comes first, $95 per month for each such annuitant who is not eligible to receive Medicare benefits and $65 per month for each such annuitant who is eligible to receive Medicare benefits.
The payments described in this subsection shall be paid from the tax levy
authorized under Section 8-173; such amounts shall be credited to the reserve
for group hospital care and group medical and surgical plan benefits, and all
payments to the city required under this subsection shall be charged against
(c) The city health care plans referred to in this Section and the board's
payments to the city under this Section are not and shall not be construed to
be pension or retirement benefits for the purposes of Section 5 of Article XIII
of the Illinois Constitution of 1970.
(Source: P.A. 98-43, eff. 6-28-13.)