(20 ILCS 415/12b) (from Ch. 127, par. 63b112b)
    Sec. 12b. Transfer of employees. (1) Any employee of a merit system for State of Illinois employees created pursuant to law who has been certified under that system and who is transferred to a comparable position of employment subject to the provisions of this Code shall have the same status in the merit system established by this Code as held in the previous system.
    (2) Employment benefits earned or granted, but not used, by any employee in the course of State employment not subject to this Code, may be transferred by that employee at the time such employee becomes subject to Jurisdiction C, and to the extent such benefits would have been earned under Section 8c of this Code, provided that there has not been a break in employment.
(Source: P.A. 82-1056.)