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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. Employees of the Office of the Secretary of State -
8 election to public office - leave of absence - re-entry of
9service. Any person holding a position in the Office of the
10Secretary of State, who is elected to public office, may shall,
11upon request, be granted a leave of absence, without pay, from
12such position. The leave of absence shall continue so long as
13he remains an elected officer or for a period of 5 years,
14whichever is shorter and for a period of 30 calendar days
16    If such person files a written request with the Director of
17Personnel to re-enter active service with the Office of the
18Secretary of State within a 30-day period following the
19termination of his leave, such 30 day period he may shall be
20reinstated to his former position or a position of comparable
21duties, responsibilities and pay.
22(Source: P.A. 80-13.)



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.