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Illinois Statutes Chapter 775. Human Rights §-106.Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities

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??2-106. ?Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities.

(A)?As used in this Section:

?State agency? means all officers, boards, commissions, and agencies created by the Constitution in the executive branch; ?all officers, departments, boards, commissions, agencies, institutions, authorities, universities, bodies politic and corporate of the State; ?and administrative units or corporate outgrowths of the State government which are created by or pursuant to statute, other than units of local government and their officers, school districts, and boards of election commissioners; ?all administrative units and corporate outgrowths of the above and as may be created by executive order of the Governor.

?State employee? means an employee of a State agency.

(B)?The Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities, created under repealed Section 19a of the Personnel Code, is continued as set forth in this Section. ?The Committee is composed of 18 members as follows: ?the Chairperson of the Civil Service Commission or his or her designee, the Director of Veterans' Affairs or his or her designee, the Director of Central Management Services or his or her designee, the Secretary of Human Services or his or her designee, the Director of Human Rights or his or her designee, the Director of the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities or his or her designee, the Lieutenant Governor or his or her designee, the Attorney General or his or her designee, the Secretary of State or his or her designee, the State Comptroller or his or her designee, the State Treasurer or his or her designee, and 7 State employees with disabilities appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Governor.

(C)?The Director of Human Rights and the Secretary of Human Services shall serve as co-chairpersons of the Committee. ?The Committee shall meet as often as it deems necessary, but in no case less than 6 times annually at the call of the co-chairpersons. ?Notice shall be given to the members in writing in advance of a scheduled meeting.

(D)?The Department of Human Rights shall provide administrative support to the Committee.

(E)?The purposes and functions of the Committee are: ?(1) to provide a forum where problems of general concern to State employees with disabilities can be raised and methods of their resolution can be suggested to the appropriate State agencies; ? (2) to provide a clearinghouse of information for State employees with disabilities by working with those agencies to develop and retain such information; ?(3) to promote affirmative action efforts pertaining to the employment of persons with disabilities by State agencies; ?and (4) to recommend, where appropriate, means of strengthening the affirmative action programs for employees with disabilities in State agencies.

(F)?The Committee shall annually make a complete report to the General Assembly on the Committee's achievements and accomplishments. ?Such report may also include an evaluation by the Committee of the effectiveness of the hiring and advancement practices in State government.

(G)?This amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly is not intended to disqualify any current member of the Committee from continued membership on the Committee in accordance with the terms of this Section or the member's appointment.

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