|Public Act 094-0281
||LRB094 03486 MKM 33489 b
AN ACT concerning fire fighters.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
changing Section 10-2.1-14 as follows:
(65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-14)
(from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-14)
Register of eligibles.
The board of fire
commissioners shall prepare and keep a register of
persons whose general
average standing, upon examination, is
not less than the minimum fixed by the
rules of the board, and
who are otherwise eligible. These persons shall take
the register as candidates in the order of their relative
as determined by examination, without reference to
priority of time of
Applicants who have been
awarded a certificate attesting to their successful
of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course,
provided in the Illinois Police Training Act, may be given
appointment over noncertified applicants.
Applicants for appointment to fire departments who are licensed
as an EMT-B, EMT-I, or EMT-P under the Emergency Medical
Services (EMS) Systems Act, may be given preference in
appointment over non-licensed applicants.
Within 60 days after each examination, an eligibility list
shall be posted by the board, which shall show the final grades
the candidates without reference to priority of time of
and subject to claim for military credit.
Candidates who are
eligible for military credit shall make a
claim in writing within 10 days after
the posting of the
eligibility list or such claim shall be deemed waived.
Appointment shall be subject to a final physical examination.
If a person is placed on an eligibility list and becomes
overage before he
or she is appointed to a police or fire