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705 ILCS 70/1

    (705 ILCS 70/1) (from Ch. 37, par. 651)
    Sec. 1. Definitions. In this Act:
    "Court reporter" means any person appointed by the chief judge of any circuit to perform the duties prescribed in Section 5 of this Act.
    "Court reporting services employee" means any person employed by a chief judge of any circuit to take the court record by stenographic or electronic means. "Court reporting services employee" includes administrative personnel as permitted by Section 4.1 of this Act.
    "Employer representative" means, with respect to wages, fringe benefits, hours, holidays, vacation, proficiency examinations, sick leave, and other conditions of employment:
        (1) For court reporters employed by the Circuit
Court of Cook County, the chief judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
        (2) For court reporters employed by the 12th, 18th,
19th, and 22nd judicial circuits, a group consisting of the chief judges of those circuits, acting jointly by majority vote.
        (3) For court reporters employed by all other
judicial circuits, the chief judges of those circuits, acting jointly by majority vote.
    The chief judge of the judicial circuit that employs a public employee who is a court reporter, as defined in this Act, has the authority to hire, appoint, promote, evaluate, discipline, and discharge court reporters within that judicial circuit.
(Source: P.A. 101-581, eff. 1-1-20.)