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Full Text of SB1576  96th General Assembly


Executive Committee

Filed: 5/6/2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1576 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Executive Reorganization Implementation
5 Act is amended by changing Section 3.1 as follows:
6     (15 ILCS 15/3.1)  (from Ch. 127, par. 1803.1)
7     Sec. 3.1. "Agency directly responsible to the Governor" or
8 "agency" means any office, officer, division, or part thereof,
9 and any other office, nonelective officer, department,
10 division, bureau, board, or commission in the executive branch
11 of State government, except that it does not apply to any
12 agency whose primary function is service to the General
13 Assembly or the Judicial Branch of State government, or to any
14 agency administered by the Attorney General, Secretary of
15 State, State Comptroller or State Treasurer. In addition the
16 term does not apply to the following agencies created by law



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1 with the primary responsibility of exercising regulatory or
2 adjudicatory functions independently of the Governor:
3     (1) the State Board of Elections;
4     (2) the State Board of Education;
5     (3) the Illinois Commerce Commission;
6     (4) the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission;
7     (5) the Civil Service Commission;
8     (6) the Fair Employment Practices Commission;
9     (7) the Pollution Control Board;
10     (8) the Department of State Police Merit Board;
11     (9) the Illinois Racing Board.
12 (Source: P.A. 93-721, eff. 1-1-05.)
13     Section 10. The Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 is
14 amended by changing Section 2.5 as follows:
15     (230 ILCS 5/2.5 new)
16     Sec. 2.5. Separation from Department of Revenue. On the
17 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General
18 Assembly, all of the powers, duties, assets, liabilities,
19 employees, contracts, property, records, pending business, and
20 unexpended appropriations of the Department of Revenue related
21 to the administration and enforcement of this Act are
22 transferred to the Illinois Racing Board.
23     The status and rights of the transferred employees, and the
24 rights of the State of Illinois and its agencies, under the



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1 Personnel Code and applicable collective bargaining agreements
2 or under any pension, retirement, or annuity plan are not
3 affected (except as provided in the Illinois Pension Code) by
4 that transfer or by any other provision of this amendatory Act
5 of the 96th General Assembly.
6     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
7 becoming law.".