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Full Text of HB1767  103rd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Universities Civil Service Act is
5amended by changing Section 36f as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 70/36f)  (from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b5)
7    Sec. 36f. Examinations.
8    (a) All examinations given under the University System
9shall be open to all applicants who are citizens of or
10residents in the State of Illinois and who can qualify by
11training and experience for the position for which application
12is made. In examinations for technical positions for which no
13qualified residents of this State are available the residence
14requirement may be waived. In examinations for law enforcement
15personnel, the residence requirement shall be waived.
16    (b) Examinations may be written; oral; by statement of
17training and experience; in the form of tests of knowledge,
18skill, capacity, intellect, or aptitude; or by any other
19method which, in the judgment of the Merit Board, is
20reasonable and practical for any particular classification.
21The examinations shall be practical and shall relate to the
22classification for which the examination is given. No question
23in any examination shall relate to political or religious



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1affiliation or racial origins of the examinee.
2    (c) Different examining procedures may be determined for
3the examinations in different classifications, but all
4examinations in the same classification must be uniform. The
5examination requirement for the initial appointment, entry
6level position only, of law enforcement personnel may be
7waived if an applicant has satisfied all the requirements
8established by the Illinois Police Training Act for
9appointment of law enforcement officers and if the Merit Board
10allows for such a waiver by rule. Additional positions, entry
11level only, may have the examination requirement waived if the
12occupational standards are regulated by the Department of
13Financial and Professional Regulation, as designated by the
14Merit Board and provided for in adopted rules.
15(Source: P.A. 100-615, eff. 1-1-19.)