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Full Text of HB0003  94th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning fire fighters.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5 changing Section 10-2.1-14 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-14)  (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-14)
7     Sec. 10-2.1-14. Register of eligibles. The board of fire
8 and police commissioners shall prepare and keep a register of
9 persons whose general average standing, upon examination, is
10 not less than the minimum fixed by the rules of the board, and
11 who are otherwise eligible. These persons shall take rank upon
12 the register as candidates in the order of their relative
13 excellence as determined by examination, without reference to
14 priority of time of examination. Applicants who have been
15 awarded a certificate attesting to their successful completion
16 of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course,
17 as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act, may be given
18 preference in appointment over noncertified applicants.
19 Applicants for appointment to fire departments who are licensed
20 as an EMT-B, EMT-I, or EMT-P under the Emergency Medical
21 Services (EMS) Systems Act, may be given preference in
22 appointment over non-licensed applicants.
23     Within 60 days after each examination, an eligibility list
24 shall be posted by the board, which shall show the final grades
25 of the candidates without reference to priority of time of
26 examination and subject to claim for military credit.
27 Candidates who are eligible for military credit shall make a
28 claim in writing within 10 days after the posting of the
29 eligibility list or such claim shall be deemed waived.
30 Appointment shall be subject to a final physical examination.
31     If a person is placed on an eligibility list and becomes
32 overage before he or she is appointed to a police or fire



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1 department, the person remains eligible for appointment until
2 the list is abolished pursuant to authorized procedures.
3 Otherwise no person who has attained the age of 36 years shall
4 be inducted as a member of a police department and no person
5 who has attained the age of 35 years shall be inducted as a
6 member of a fire department, except as otherwise provided in
7 this division.
8 (Source: P.A. 89-52, eff. 6-30-95; 90-455, eff. 8-16-97;
9 90-481, eff. 8-17-97; 90-655, eff. 7-30-98.)