On and after October 1, 1970, the employees of the bureau of vocational rehabilitation and the employees of the commission for the blind are hereby transferred to the rehabilitation services commission. No person holding a position within the classified civil service within either bureau shall suffer reduction in grade because of the transfer. All employees of the commission after October 1, 1970, unless specifically exempted by law, shall be employed subject to the classified civil service laws in force at the time of employment. Any person in either bureau holding a position not subject to civil service laws or regulations who is transferred to the commission shall be placed without examination in a classified civil service grade commensurate with the duties, seniority, and compensation of the person.
Effective Date: 09-09-1970