(820 ILCS 405/1705) (from Ch. 48, par. 615)
    Sec. 1705. Employment offices; State employment service. The Director shall create as many employment districts and establish and maintain as many State employment offices as he or she deems necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. All such offices and agencies so created and established shall constitute the State employment service within the meaning of this Act. The Department of Employment Security and the Director thereof may continue to be the State agency for cooperation with the United States Employment Service under an Act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a national employment system and for cooperation with the States in the promotion of such system, and for other purposes," approved June 6, 1933, as amended.
    The Director may cooperate with or enter into agreements with the Railroad Retirement Board with respect to the establishment, maintenance, and use of free employment service facilities. For the purpose of establishing and maintaining free public employment offices, the Director is authorized to enter into agreements with the Railroad Retirement Board, or any other agency of the United States charged with the administration of an unemployment compensation law, or with any political subdivision of this State, and as a part of any such agreement the Director may accept moneys, services, or quarters as a contribution, to be treated in the same manner as funds received pursuant to Section 2103.
    Pursuant to Sections 4-6.2, 5-16.2, and 6-50.2 of the general election law of the State, the Director shall make unemployment offices available for use as temporary places of registration. Registration within the offices shall be in the most public, orderly, and convenient portions thereof, and Sections 4-3, 5-3, and 11-4 of the general election law relative to the attendance of police officers during the conduct of registration shall apply. Registration under this Section shall be made in the manner provided by Sections 4-8, 4-10, 5-7, 5-9, 6-34, 6-35, and 6-37 of the general election law. Employees of the Department in those offices are eligible to serve as deputy registrars.
(Source: P.A. 97-621, eff. 11-18-11.)