(225 ILCS 70/5) (from Ch. 111, par. 3655)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 5. Board.
    (a) The Secretary shall appoint a Nursing Home Administrators Licensing and Disciplinary Board. The Board shall consist of 7 members who shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Secretary . All shall be residents of the State of Illinois. Two members shall be representatives of the general public. Five members shall be nursing home administrators who for at least 5 years prior to their appointments were licensed under this Act. The public members shall have no responsibility for management or formation of policy of, nor any financial interest in, nursing homes as defined in this Act, nor any other connection with the profession. In appointing licensed nursing home administrators, the Secretary shall take into consideration the recommendations of the nursing home professional associations.
    (b) Members shall be appointed for a term of 4 years by the Secretary. The Secretary shall fill any vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term. Any member of the Board may be removed by the Secretary for cause. Each member shall serve on the Board until his or her successor is appointed and qualified. No member of the Board shall serve more than 2 consecutive 4-year terms.
    In making appointments the Secretary shall attempt to insure that the various geographic regions of the State of Illinois are properly represented.
    (c) The Board shall annually elect one of its members as chairperson and one as vice chairperson. No officer shall be elected more than twice in succession to the same office. Each officer shall serve until his or her successor has been elected and qualified.
    (d) A majority of the Board members currently appointed shall constitute a quorum. A vacancy in the membership of the Board shall not impair the right of a quorum to exercise all the rights and perform all the duties of the Board.
    (e) Members of the Board shall be reimbursed for all legitimate, necessary, and authorized expenses.
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    (g) (Blank).
    (h) Members of the Board shall have no liability in an action based upon a disciplinary proceeding or other activity performed in good faith as a member of the Board.
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    (j) (Blank).
(Source: P.A. 100-675, eff. 8-3-18.)