(20 ILCS 415/8b.19) (from Ch. 127, par. 63b108b.19)
    Sec. 8b.19. Term appointments. (a) Appointees and renewal appointees for all positions not subject to paragraphs (1), (2), (3) and (6) of Section 4d in or above merit compensation grade 12 or its equivalent shall be appointed for a term of 4 years beginning on the effective date of the appointment or renewal. During the term of such appointments, Jurisdictions A, B and C shall apply to such positions. When a term expires, the Director or Chairman of the Department, Board or Commission in which the position is located shall terminate the incumbent or renew the term for another 4 year term. Failure to renew the term is not grievable or appealable to the Civil Service Commission.
    New appointments to such positions after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1988 shall be appointed pursuant to this Section.
    The Director of Central Management Services may exempt specific positions in agencies receiving federal funds from the operation of this Section if he or she finds and reports to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate, after good faith negotiations, that the exemption is necessary to maintain the availability of federal funds.
    All positions, the duties and responsibilities of which are wholly professional but do not include policy making or major administrative responsibilities, and those positions which have either salaries at negotiated rates or salaries at prevailing rates shall be exempt from the provisions of this Section.
    (b) Any incumbent who has received an appointment or renewal either before the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1988 or under paragraph (a) of this Section and who is holding probationary or certified status in a position in or above merit compensation grade 12 or its equivalent and subject to paragraph (1), (2), (3) or (6) of Section 4d shall be subject to review and appointment when the term expires. During the term of such appointment, Jurisdictions A, B and C shall apply to such incumbent. When a term expires, the Director or Chairman of the Department, Board or Commission in which the position is located shall terminate the incumbent or renew the term for another 4 year term. Failure to renew the term is not grievable or appealable to the Civil Service Commission.
    (c) The term of any person appointed to or renewed in a term position before the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1988 shall expire 4 years after the effective date of the appointment or renewal.
    (d) All appointments to and renewals in term positions made before the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1988 are ratified and confirmed.
(Source: P.A. 85-1152.)