(70 ILCS 2605/4.28) (from Ch. 42, par. 323.28)
    Sec. 4.28. No applicant for appointment or promotion in the classified service shall ask for or receive a recommendation or assistance from any officer or employee in said service, or from any person in consideration of any political service to be rendered to or for such person or for the promotion of such person to any office or appointment.
(Source: Laws 1935, p. 744.)