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Public Act 096-0796




Public Act 096-0796
SB1576 Enrolled LRB096 07713 DRJ 17814 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Executive Reorganization Implementation Act
is amended by changing Section 3.1 as follows:
    (15 ILCS 15/3.1)  (from Ch. 127, par. 1803.1)
    Sec. 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 exercising regulatory 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 Commission;
    (5) the Civil Service Commission;
    (6) the Fair Employment Practices Commission;
    (7) the Pollution Control Board;
    (8) the Department of State Police Merit Board;
    (9) the Illinois Racing Board.
(Source: P.A. 93-721, eff. 1-1-05.)
    Section 10. The Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 is
amended by changing Section 2.5 as follows:
    (230 ILCS 5/2.5 new)
    Sec. 2.5. Separation from Department of Revenue. On the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General
Assembly, all of the powers, duties, assets, liabilities,
employees, contracts, property, records, pending business, and
unexpended appropriations of the Department of Revenue related
to the administration and enforcement of this Act are
transferred to the Illinois Racing Board.
    The status and rights of the transferred employees, and the
rights of the State of Illinois and its agencies, under the
Personnel Code and applicable collective bargaining agreements
or under any pension, retirement, or annuity plan are not
affected (except as provided in the Illinois Pension Code) by
that transfer or by any other provision of this amendatory Act
of the 96th General Assembly.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 10/29/2009