(225 ILCS 70/5)
(from Ch. 111, par. 3655)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
(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
members shall be representatives of the general public.
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.
(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.
(Source: P.A. 100-675, eff. 8-3-18.)