(225 ILCS 5/6)
(from Ch. 111, par. 7606)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
The Secretary shall appoint an Illinois Board of Athletic Trainers as
follows: 7 persons who shall be appointed by and shall serve in an advisory
capacity to the Secretary. Two members must be licensed physicians in good standing in this State; 4 members
must be licensed athletic trainers in good standing, and actively engaged
in the practice or teaching of athletic training in this State; and 1 member must be a
public member who is not licensed under this Act, or a similar Act of
another jurisdiction, and is not a provider of athletic health care service.
Members shall serve 4 year terms and until their successors are appointed
and qualified. No member shall be reappointed to
the Board for more than 2 consecutive terms. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be
made in the same manner as original appointments, for the unexpired portion
of the vacated term.
The Secretary shall have the authority to remove or suspend any member of the Board for cause at any time before the expiration of his or her term. The Secretary shall be the sole arbiter of cause which
in the opinion of the Secretary reasonably justifies such termination.
The Secretary may consider the recommendation of the Board on questions
involving standards of professional conduct, discipline, and qualifications
of candidates and license holders under this Act.
Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum. A quorum is required for all Board decisions. Members of the Board have no liability in any action based upon any disciplinary proceeding or other activity performed in good faith as a member of the Board. Members of the Board shall be reimbursed for all legitimate, necessary, and authorized expenses incurred in attending the meetings of the Board, from funds appropriated for that purpose.
(Source: P.A. 99-469, eff. 8-26-15.)