(5 ILCS 285/2)
(from Ch. 127, par. 63b100-2)
For the purposes of this Act, the terms used herein shall
have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section:
(a) "Policy making officer" means: (i) an employee of a State agency who
is engaged predominantly in executive and management functions and is
charged with the responsibility of directing the effectuation of such
management policies and practices; or (ii) an employee of a State agency
whose principal work is substantially different from that of his
subordinates and who has authority in the interest of the State agency to
hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, direct,
reward, or discipline employees, or to adjust their grievances, or to
effectively recommend such action, if the exercise of such authority is not
of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the consistent use of
independent judgment; or (iii) a Director, Assistant Director or Deputy
Director of a State agency.
(b) "State agency" means the Departments of the Executive Branch of
State government listed in Section 5-15 of the Departments of State
Government Law (20 ILCS 5/5-15).
(c) "Director" includes the Secretary of Transportation.
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)