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Full Text of HB3102  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Universities Civil Service Act is
5amended by changing Sections 36h and 36j as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 70/36h)  (from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b7)
7    Sec. 36h. Appointment.
8    (1) Whenever an employer covered by the University System
9has a position which needs to be filled, this employer shall
10inform the Executive Director of the Merit Board. The Executive
11Director shall then certify to the employer the names and
12addresses of the three persons with the 3 standing highest
13scores on the register for the classification to which the
14position is assigned. The employer shall select one of these
15persons certified for the position and shall notify the
16Executive Director of the Merit Board of the his selection. If
17less than 3 scores three names appear on the appropriate
18register, the Executive Director shall certify the names and
19addresses of all the person or persons on the register. Sex
20shall be disregarded except when the nature of the position
21requires otherwise.
22    (2) All appointments shall be for a probationary period of
23no less than 6 months and no longer than 12 months for each



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1class of positions in the classification plan, the length of
2the probationary period for each class having been determined
3by the Executive Director, except that persons first appointed
4to any police department of any university or college covered
5by the University System after the effective date of this
6amendatory Act of 1979, shall be on probation for one 1 year.
7The service during the probationary period shall be deemed to
8be a part of the examination. During the probationary period,
9the employee may be dismissed if the employer determines that
10the employee has failed to demonstrate the ability and the
11qualifications necessary to furnish satisfactory service. The
12employer shall notify the Executive Director in writing of such
13dismissal. If an employee is not so dismissed during his or her
14probationary period, his or her appointment shall be deemed
15complete at the end of the period.
16    (3) No person shall be appointed to any police department
17of any university or college covered by the University System
18unless he or she possesses a high school diploma or an
19equivalent high school education, and unless he or she is a
20person of good character and is not a person who has been
21convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude.
22(Source: P.A. 86-708.)
23    (110 ILCS 70/36j)  (from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b9)
24    Sec. 36j. Promotions. The Merit Board shall by rules
25provide for promotions on the basis of ability and experience



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1and seniority in service and examination and to provide in all
2cases where it is practicable that vacancies will be filled by
3promotion. The Merit Board shall by rule fix lines of promotion
4from such several offices and places to superior offices or
5places in all cases where, in the judgment of the Merit Board,
6the duties of such several positions directly tend to fit the
7incumbent for a superior position.
8    Employees promoted in the promotional line shall have their
9seniority for the highest position held on the basis of length
10of service in that classification. For the next lower
11classification the employee may add his seniority in the higher
12classification to that in the lower to determine seniority in
13the lower classification.
14    Whenever a superior position in the promotional line in the
15classified civil service under the University System is to be
16filled, the Executive Director shall certify to the employer,
17in the order of their seniority, the names and addresses of the
18three persons with the 3 standing highest scores on upon the
19promotional register for the class or grade to which said
20position belongs. The employer shall appoint one of those the
21three persons whose names were certified by the Executive
22Director. Sex shall be disregarded except when the nature of
23the position requires otherwise. Appointments to superior
24positions in the promotional line shall be on probation for a
25period of no less than 6 months and no longer than 12 months
26for each class of positions in the classification plan, the



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1length of the probationary period having been determined by the
2Executive Director. Persons so appointed may be demoted at any
3time during the period of probation, if, in the opinion of the
4employer, they have failed to demonstrate the ability and the
5qualifications necessary to furnish satisfactory service, but
6shall not be discharged from the superior position if they have
7previously completed a probationary period in an inferior
8position in the promotional line.
9    Whenever a person is promoted to a superior position in the
10promotional line prior to the completion of the probationary
11period in any one of the positions in the classified civil
12service under the University System, total service in the
13inferior position and in all such superior positions shall be
14combined to establish certified status and seniority in the
15inferior position.
16(Source: P.A. 82-524.)