(55 ILCS 5/3-12005)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-12005)
Powers and duties of commission.
The commission shall:
(a) be empowered to promulgate and amend rules, pertaining to the
merit employment system, within the scope of Section 3-12007.
Such rules and amendments thereto, upon adoption by majority vote of the
commission, shall be submitted through the county board chairman to the
county board and shall become effective 60 days thereafter unless the
board enacts a resolution of non-acceptance within that time.
(b) by its rules, provide for promotion on the basis of ascertained
merit, examination and seniority, and provide, where practicable, that
vacancies shall be filled by promotion. The commission shall submit to
the appointing authority the names of not more than 5 applicants for
(c) review any grievance or disciplinary action concerning an
employee where appealed by such employee, and issue a final determination.
(d) investigate or require the Director of Personnel to investigate
any matter, as it considers necessary, concerning the management of
(e) make periodic recommendations and reports as required by the
(f) perform such other duties as may be expressly set forth in this
Division and in the regulations adopted pursuant thereto.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)