Special Memo 281

Construction worker

To: SLEP Authorized Agents
Re: 2002 Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Personnel (SLEP) Benefits booklet

April 12, 2002

Enclosed is a copy of the 2002 Benefits Booklet for Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Personnel. Revisions to the booklet include:

How to convert surviving spouse contribution refunds to a monthly annuity Page 10
Optional retirement plans Pages 18-20
Elimination of pre-existing investigation requirement for temporary disabling conditions occurring on January 1, 2002, and later Page 28
Change to Social Security full retirement ages Page 32
If you divorce Pages 37-38
Social Security full retirement age chart Page 41
Health Insurance Continuation Pages 42-43

You may request a small supply of the newly revised booklets

The revised booklet is also available as an Adobe Acrobat file (pdf) through IMRF Online. To open and print the booklet, you will need Adobe’s free software, Adobe Acrobat Reader (www.adobe.com).

If you have any comments or questions about SLEP benefits, please call IMRF’s Member Services Unit at 1-800-ASK-IMRF (1-800-275-4673), 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Monday through Friday.