(20 ILCS 415/8) (from Ch. 127, par. 63b108)
    Sec. 8. Rules. The Director of Central Management Services shall prepare and submit to the Civil Service Commission proposed rules for all positions and employees subject to this Act. Such rules may provide for such exemptions or modifications as may be necessary to assure the continuity of federal contributions in those agencies supported in whole or in part by federal funds. Such rules shall provide for the implementation of recruitment requirements necessary to fulfill any agency's special needs, such as linguistic abilities or cultural knowledge, to better serve the residents of Illinois or to comply with federal or other State requirements. Upon compliance with the requirements under The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and filing with the Secretary of State such rules or any part thereof shall have the force and effect of law.
(Source: P.A. 86-1004.)