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Public Act 102-0225


 

Public Act 0225 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0225
 
SB1765 EnrolledLRB102 11550 RJF 16884 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 Department of Central Management Services
Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
adding Section 405-123 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 405/405-123 new)
    Sec. 405-123. State agency interview panel diversity.
    (a) Each State agency shall establish the goal of
increasing diversity on interview panels in order to increase
State employment opportunities provided to women, minority
persons, and persons to which the goals of the following
programs apply: (i) the African American Employment Plan; (ii)
the Hispanic Employment Plan; (iii) the Asian American
Employment Plan; (iv) the Native American Employment Plan; and
(v) the requirements concerning employment of bilingual
persons.
    (b) Each State agency shall use in the interview process,
if possible, persons that are representative of the persons
specified under subsection (a) if the interview being
conducted meets the following criteria:
        (1) the hiring State agency implements an interview
    panel for the position consisting of 3 or more hiring
    personnel; or
        (2) the hiring State agency implements a multi-round
    interview process consisting of 2 or more rounds for the
    position.
    (c) Each State agency shall submit an annual report to the
Department of Central Management Services concerning its
actions under this Section, and the Department shall report
annually on these actions through the employment plans
specified under subsection (a). The report shall include the
following:
        (1) the number of applicants that were interviewed
    that are representative of the persons and employment
    plans specified under subsection (a);
        (2) the number of interviews in which the hiring
    personnel and the applicant were both representative of
    the persons or employment plans specified under subsection
    (a); and
        (3) the number of applicants that met the criteria of
    the persons and employment plans specified under
    subsection (a) that were hired by a State agency.
    (d) The requirements of this Section shall not apply to
State employment for job titles that are classified as
Rutan-exempt, or for which political considerations may be
taken into account when hiring personnel.

Effective Date: 1/1/2022