(20 ILCS 3948/45)
The Department of Agriculture may establish a lease agreement program under which IGP may hire any individual who, as of July 1, 2005, is employed by the Department of Agriculture or who, as of July 1, 2005, is employed by the Office of the Governor and has responsibilities specifically in support of an international trade or tourism program. Under the agreement, the employee shall retain his or her status as a State employee but shall work under the direct supervision of IGP. Retention of State employee status shall include the right to participate in the State Employees Retirement System. The Department of Central Management Services shall establish the terms and conditions of the lease agreements.
(Source: P.A. 94-388, eff. 7-29-05.)