(15 ILCS 510/5a) (from Ch. 130, par. 105a)
    Sec. 5a. General exemptions. The following positions in the Office shall be exempt from all Sections of this Code except Section 9b.1:
    (a) The Deputy State Treasurer, Assistant to the State Treasurer, Executive Assistant to the State Treasurer and Chief Fiscal Officer;
    (b) The personal secretaries and administrative assistants to the Treasurer;
    (c) Persons exercising substantial executive or administrative functions who have, as their primary responsibility, the operation of an organizational entity in the Office of the State Treasurer;
    (d) Licensed attorneys in positions as legal or technical advisors, except in those positions paid from federal funds if such exemption is inconsistent with federal requirements.
(Source: P.A. 90-621, eff. 1-1-99.)