(20 ILCS 415/4c) (from Ch. 127, par. 63b104c)
    Sec. 4c. General exemptions. The following positions in State service shall be exempt from jurisdictions A, B, and C, unless the jurisdictions shall be extended as provided in this Act:
        (1) All officers elected by the people.
        (2) All positions under the Lieutenant Governor,
    
Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Comptroller, State Board of Education, Clerk of the Supreme Court, Attorney General, and State Board of Elections.
        (3) Judges, and officers and employees of the courts,
    
and notaries public.
        (4) All officers and employees of the Illinois
    
General Assembly, all employees of legislative commissions, all officers and employees of the Illinois Legislative Reference Bureau, the Legislative Research Unit, and the Legislative Printing Unit.
        (5) All positions in the Illinois National Guard and
    
Illinois State Guard, paid from federal funds or positions in the State Military Service filled by enlistment and paid from State funds.
        (6) All employees of the Governor at the executive
    
mansion and on his immediate personal staff.
        (7) Directors of Departments, the Adjutant General,
    
the Assistant Adjutant General, the Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, members of boards and commissions, and all other positions appointed by the Governor by and with the consent of the Senate.
        (8) The presidents, other principal administrative
    
officers, and teaching, research and extension faculties of Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, the Illinois Community College Board, Southern Illinois University, Illinois Board of Higher Education, University of Illinois, State Universities Civil Service System, University Retirement System of Illinois, and the administrative officers and scientific and technical staff of the Illinois State Museum.
        (9) All other employees except the presidents, other
    
principal administrative officers, and teaching, research and extension faculties of the universities under the jurisdiction of the Board of Regents and the colleges and universities under the jurisdiction of the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities, Illinois Community College Board, Southern Illinois University, Illinois Board of Higher Education, Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Regents, University of Illinois, State Universities Civil Service System, University Retirement System of Illinois, so long as these are subject to the provisions of the State Universities Civil Service Act.
        (10) The State Police so long as they are subject to
    
the merit provisions of the State Police Act.
        (11) (Blank).
        (12) The technical and engineering staffs of the
    
Department of Transportation, the Department of Nuclear Safety, the Pollution Control Board, and the Illinois Commerce Commission, and the technical and engineering staff providing architectural and engineering services in the Department of Central Management Services.
        (13) All employees of the Illinois State Toll Highway
    
Authority.
        (14) The Secretary of the Illinois Workers'
    
Compensation Commission.
        (15) All persons who are appointed or employed by the
    
Director of Insurance under authority of Section 202 of the Illinois Insurance Code to assist the Director of Insurance in discharging his responsibilities relating to the rehabilitation, liquidation, conservation, and dissolution of companies that are subject to the jurisdiction of the Illinois Insurance Code.
        (16) All employees of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area
    
Airport Authority.
        (17) All investment officers employed by the Illinois
    
State Board of Investment.
        (18) Employees of the Illinois Young Adult
    
Conservation Corps program, administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, authorized grantee under Title VIII of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973, 29 USC 993.
        (19) Seasonal employees of the Department of
    
Agriculture for the operation of the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair, no one person receiving more than 29 days of such employment in any calendar year.
        (20) All "temporary" employees hired under the
    
Department of Natural Resources' Illinois Conservation Service, a youth employment program that hires young people to work in State parks for a period of one year or less.
        (21) All hearing officers of the Human Rights
    
Commission.
        (22) All employees of the Illinois Mathematics and
    
Science Academy.
        (23) All employees of the Kankakee River Valley Area
    
Airport Authority.
        (24) The commissioners and employees of the Executive
    
Ethics Commission.
        (25) The Executive Inspectors General, including
    
special Executive Inspectors General, and employees of each Office of an Executive Inspector General.
        (26) The commissioners and employees of the
    
Legislative Ethics Commission.
        (27) The Legislative Inspector General, including
    
special Legislative Inspectors General, and employees of the Office of the Legislative Inspector General.
        (28) The Auditor General's Inspector General and
    
employees of the Office of the Auditor General's Inspector General.
        (29) All employees of the Illinois Power Agency.
        (30) Employees having demonstrable, defined advanced
    
skills in accounting, financial reporting, or technical expertise who are employed within executive branch agencies and whose duties are directly related to the submission to the Office of the Comptroller of financial information for the publication of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
        (31) All employees of the Illinois Sentencing Policy
    
Advisory Council.
(Source: P.A. 97-618, eff. 10-26-11; 97-1055, eff. 8-23-12; 98-65, eff. 7-15-13.)