(70 ILCS 1210/3a) (from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 81)
    Sec. 3a. In any park district which is now, or which hereafter may become, subject to the provisions of this act, all persons who at the time when this act takes effect or becomes applicable, hold offices or places of employment which this act provides shall be classified, shall be included under the provisions of this act and shall become members of the classified civil service of such park district, without original examination.
(Source: Laws 1911, p. 211.)