(20 ILCS 415/17a)
(from Ch. 127, par. 63b117a)
Appointment of federal
employees to State positions.
At the discretion of the Director of Central Management Services,
any certified or
probationary employee of any Federal office, agency or institution in the
State of Illinois which is closed by the Federal Government may be
appointed to a comparable position in State service, without competitive selection. Such persons will attain certified status provided they pass a
qualifying examination prescribed by the Director within 6 months after
being so appointed, and provided they thereafter satisfactorily complete
their respective probationary periods. Such qualifying examinations shall
be of the same kind as those required for entrance examinations for
comparable positions. Appointments of such employees shall be without
regard to the competitive selection process provisions of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 103-108, eff. 6-27-23.)