100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced 2/9/2017, by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Personnel Code. Provides for the creation of a supported
employees program by the Department of Central Management Services.
Provides that the Director of Central Management Services shall develop and
implement a supported employment program applying to all State agencies.
Provides that the Director shall designate a liaison to work with the
various State agencies and departments, and any funder or provider or both,
in the implementation of a supported employment program. Provides that the
Director, in consultation with the Secretary or Director of each State
agency, shall establish job classifications for supported employees who may
be appointed into the classifications without open competitive testing
requirements. Provides that supported employees shall serve in a trial
employment capacity for not less than 3, but no more than 12, months.
Requires the Director to maintain a record of all individuals hired as
supported employees, and submit an annual report to the General Assembly
regarding the employment progress of supported employees, with
recommendations for further legislative action. Defines terms.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Personnel Code is amended by adding Section
17b as follows:
(20 ILCS 415/17b new)
(a) The Director of Central Management Services shall
develop and implement a supported employment program applying
to all State agencies. It shall be the goal of the program, in
consultation with the Secretary or Director of each State
agency, to appoint supported employees to positions within the
various State agencies.
(b) The Director shall designate a liaison to work with the
various State agencies and departments, and any funder or
provider or both, in the implementation of a supported
(c) As used in this Section:
(1) "Supported employee" means any individual who:
(A) has a severe physical or mental disability
which seriously limits functional capacities,
including, but not limited to, mobility,
communication, self-care, self-direction, work