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Full Text of SB0206  98th General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Secretary of State Merit Employment Code is
5amended by changing Section 12 as follows:
6    (15 ILCS 310/12)  (from Ch. 124, par. 112)
7    Sec. 12.
8    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), employees
9Employees of the Office of the Secretary of State - election to
10public office - leave of absence - re-entry of service. Any
11person holding a position in the Office of the Secretary of
12State, who is elected to public office, shall, upon request, be
13granted a leave of absence, without pay, from such position.
14The leave of absence shall continue so long as he or she
15remains an elected officer or for a period of 5 years,
16whichever is shorter. and for a period of 30 calendar days
18    If such person files a written request with the Director of
19Personnel to re-enter active service with the Office of the
20Secretary of State within the such 30 day period following the
21termination of his or her leave of absence he or she may shall
22be reinstated to his or her former position or a position of
23comparable duties, responsibilities, and pay. The Office of the



SB0206 Enrolled- 2 -LRB098 05394 MLW 35428 b

1Secretary of State shall, by mail, notify an employee on leave
2of absence under this Section on the effective date of this
3amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly of the leave of
4absence change.
5    (b) Employees on leave of absence under this Section on the
6effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
7Assembly are subject to the following conditions:
8        (1) An employee whose leave of absence has not exceeded
9    5 years shall be subject to the requirements of subsection
10    (a) of this Section.
11        (2) An employee whose leave of absence has exceeded 5
12    years shall not be barred from re-entering active service
13    by the 5 year limit under subsection (a) of this Section if
14    the employee files a written request to re-enter active
15    service as required under subsection (a) of this Section
16    within 30 days of the date that the Secretary of State
17    mailed the notice to the employee as required under
18    subsection (a) of this Section. The Secretary of State may
19    reinstate the employee as provided in subsection (a) of
20    this Section.
21(Source: P.A. 80-13.)
22    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
23becoming law.