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(15 ILCS 15/3.1)
"Agency directly responsible to the Governor" or "agency" means
any office, officer, division, or part thereof,
and any other office, nonelective officer, department, division, bureau,
board, or commission in the executive branch of State government,
except that it does not apply to any agency whose primary function is service
to the General Assembly or the Judicial Branch of State government, or to
any agency administered by the Attorney General, Secretary of State, State
Comptroller or State Treasurer. In addition the term does not apply to
the following agencies created by law with the primary responsibility of
or adjudicatory functions independently of the Governor:
(1) the State Board of Elections;
(2) the State Board of Education;
(3) the Illinois Commerce Commission;
(4) the Illinois Workers' Compensation
(5) the Civil Service Commission;
(6) the Fair Employment Practices Commission;
(7) the Pollution Control Board;
(8) the Illinois State Police Merit Board;
(9) the Illinois Racing Board;
(10) the Illinois Power Agency;
(11) the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board; and
(12) the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.
(Source: P.A. 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)