(20 ILCS 415/8b.2) (from Ch. 127, par. 63b108b.2)
    Sec. 8b.2. For promotions which shall give appropriate consideration to the applicant's qualifications, linguistic capabilities, cultural knowledge, record of performance, seniority and conduct. An advancement in rank or grade to a vacant position constitutes a promotion.
(Source: P.A. 86-1004.)