(5 ILCS 420/3A-45)
Late term executive appointees.
(a) As used in this Section, "late term executive appointee" means a person who is appointed, contracted with, or employed as a director, executive director, or other similar executive management position by any public body 90 or fewer days before the end of the then-serving Governor's term, when the then-serving Governor does not succeed himself or herself as Governor. For purposes of this Section only, "public body" means a board, commission, authority, task force, or other similar group authorized or created by State law where the Governor appoints one or more members of the board, commission, authority, task force, or other similar body.
(b) A late term executive appointee shall serve no longer than the 60th day of the term of office of the succeeding Governor. A late term executive appointee may be retained by appointment, contract, or employment after the 60th day only if the public body takes official action at an open meeting of that public body which occurs after the succeeding Governor has taken office.
(Source: P.A. 99-466, eff. 8-26-15.)