(15 ILCS 410/16)
(from Ch. 15, par. 451)
Status of present employees.
Employees holding positions in
the Office of the Comptroller herein shall continue under the following
(1) Employees who have been appointed as the result of having passed examinations
in accordance with the provisions of the "Personnel Code", and who have
satisfactorily passed the probationary period or who have been promoted
in accordance with the rules thereunder, shall be continued without further
examination, but shall be otherwise subject to provisions of this Act and
the rules made pursuant to it.
(2) All other such employees subject to the provisions of this Act shall
be continued in their respective positions if they pass a qualifying examination
prescribed by the Director within 12 months from the effective date of this
Act, and satisfactorily complete their respective probationary periods.
Such qualifying examinations shall be similar to those required for entrance
examinations for comparable positions in the Office of the Comptroller.
Appointments of such employees shall be without regard to eligible lists.
Nothing herein precludes the reclassification or reallocation as provided
by this Act of any position held by such incumbent.
(3) Employees who have been appointed as the result of having passed examinations
pursuant to the provisions of the "Personnel Code" but have not completed
their probationary period on the effective date of this Act shall be continued
without further examination but shall be otherwise subject to provisions
of this Act and the rules made pursuant to it. Time served on probation
prior to the effective date of this Act shall count as time served on the
probationary period provided by this Act.
(4) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prejudice, reduce, extinguish
or affect the rights or privileges determined through judicial process to
have been conferred on any present or past employee under the Illinois Personnel
Code. In the event that any court of competent jurisdiction shall determine
that present or past employees of the Comptroller have any rights arising
from the Illinois Personnel Code, those rights shall be recognized under this Act.
(5) Any person who, as a result of any court order, court approved stipulation
or settlement, has any employment or re-employment rights prior to the effective
date of this Act shall continue to have such rights after the effective
date of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 80-1397.)