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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 Section 36f as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 70/36f)  (from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b5)
7    Sec. 36f. Examinations.
8    (a) All examinations given under the University System
9shall be open to all applicants who are citizens of or
10residents in the State of Illinois and who can qualify by
11training and experience for the position for which application
12is made. In examinations for technical positions for which no
13qualified residents of this State are available the residence
14requirement may be waived.
15    (b) Examinations may be written; oral; by statement of
16training and experience; in the form of tests of knowledge,
17skill, capacity, intellect, or aptitude; or by any other
18method which, in the judgment of the Merit Board, is
19reasonable and practical for any particular classification.
20The examinations shall be practical and shall relate to the
21classification for which the examination is given. No question
22in any examination shall relate to political or religious
23affiliation or racial origins of the examinee.



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1    (c) Different examining procedures may be determined for
2the examinations in different classifications, but all
3examinations in the same classification must be uniform. The
4examination requirement for the initial appointment, entry
5level position only, of law enforcement personnel may be
6waived if an applicant has satisfied all the requirements
7established by the Illinois Police Training Act for
8appointment of law enforcement officers and if the Merit Board
9allows for such a waiver by rule. Additional positions, entry
10level only, may have the examination requirement waived if the
11occupational standards are regulated by the Department of
12Financial and Professional Regulation, as designated by the
13Merit Board and provided for in adopted rules.
14(Source: P.A. 100-615, eff. 1-1-19.)