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LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU.

GOVERNOR FRANK O. LOWDEN, Chairman.

SENATOR EDWARD C. Curtis, Grant Park. SENATOR RICHARD J. BARR, Joliet. REPRESENTATIVE EDWARD J. SMEJKAL, Chicago. REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM P. HOLADAY, Danville.

E. J. VERLIE, Secretary.
W. F. DODD, in charge collection of data for

constitutional convention.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PAGE. I. SUMMARY

.. 621 II. DEVELOPMENT OF THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT...

623 Constitutional development

623 Statutory development

624 Consolidation

625 Civil service ..

626 Increase in appropriations.

628 Summary

628 III. DESCRIPTION OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY FUNCTIONS OF CONSTITUTIONAL STATE OFFICERS.

630 Constitution of 1870.....

630 Constitutions of 1818 and 1848.

631 Statutes

632 The Governor

632 Constitution of 1870.....

632 Constitutions of 1818 and 1818..

634 Statutory powers and duties.

635 Lieutenant governor

637 Secretary of state..

638 Auditor of public accounts.

640 Treasurer

642 Superintendent of public instruction.

645 Attorney general

646

IV. DESCRIPTION OF THE FUNCTIONS OF DEPARTMENTS UNDER
THE CIVIL ADMINISTRATIVE CODE...

650 General

650 Department of finance

652 Department of agriculture

653 Department of labor ...

655 Department of mines and minerals

656 Department of public works and buildings...

657 Department of public welfare

659 Department of public health ..

660 Department of trade and commerce..

662 Department of registration and education.

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V. DESCRIPTION OF THE FUNCTIONS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS,

DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES NOT CREATED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND NOT UNDER THE CIVIL ADMINISTRATIVE CODE 667 1. Appointed by the Governor..

668 Adjutant general

668 Commission for the uniformity of legislation... 668 Penitentiary commission

668 2. Appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the senate...

669 Civil service commission.

669 Court of claims...

671 Illinois state historical library..

672 Lincoln park and West Chicago commissioners.... 672 3. Ex-officio

672 Board for vocational education...

672 Board of commissioners of the state library. .. 673 Joint legislative reference bureau..

673 Primary canvassing board

674 State canvassing board.

674 Tax levy board....

674

4. Partly ex-officio and partly appointed by the
Governor

675 Board of trustees of the teachers pension and retirement fund ....

675 Board of voting machine commissioners.

676 Centennial building commissioners

676 5. Partly ex-officio and partly elective..

676 University of Illinois trustees...

676 6. Partly ex-officio and partly appointed by an ex-officio board

678 Illinois library extension commission....

678 7. Partly ex-officio and partly from various societies.. 678 Illinois farmers' institute

678 8. Partly ex-officio and partly appointed by a constitutional state officer....

679 Teachers' examining board.

679 9. Appointed by the University of Illinois..

680 Board of examiners in accountancy..

680 CONTENTS—Continued.

THE

VI. ANALYSIS OF THE FUNCTIONS OF

CONSTITUTIONAL
STATE OFFICERS
Governor

Relation to the General Assembly
Power of appointment..
Power of removal...
Control of other officials.
Law enforcement
Pardoning power
Appointment of judges..

Summary
Lieutenant governor
Secretary of state.
Auditor of public accounts.
Treasurer
Superintendent of public instruction.
Attorney general ...

681 681 681 682 683 684 684 686 687 687 687 688 689 690 691 693

VII. LACK OF COORDINATION AND OVERLAPPING OF FUNCTIONS.. 696 Finance administration

696 Educational agencies

698 Corporations

701 Elections

702

VIII. CONCLUSIONS

Problem of executive reorganization.
Reorganization in other states..
Short ballot
Civil service
Power of appointment and removal.
Enforcement of law by local officials.
Problem before convention

703 703 703 704 705 705 708 708

APPENDIX No. 1. REFERENCES

.. 709

APPENDIX No. 2. TEXT OF ARTICLE V, CONSTITUTION OF ILLINOIS 711

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