(225 ILCS 315/9)
(from Ch. 111, par. 8109)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Composition, qualification, and terms of Board.
(a) The Secretary shall appoint a Board consisting of 5 persons
who are residents of the State of Illinois and who shall be appointed by
and shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Secretary. Four persons
shall be individuals experienced in landscape architectural work who would
qualify upon application to the Department under the provisions of this Act
to be licensed landscape architects, one of whom shall be a tenured member
of the landscape architecture faculty of a university located within this State that maintains an accredited school of landscape architecture and 3
of whom shall have engaged in landscape architectural work for at least 5
years. The fifth person shall be a public member, not an employee of the
State of Illinois, who is not licensed or registered under this Act or a similar Act of
another jurisdiction. The public member may not be elected or appointed as
chairman of the Board or serve in such capacity in any other manner.
(b) Members of the Board shall serve 5 year terms and until their
successors are appointed and qualified. No member shall be
reappointed to the Board for a term which would cause that member's
cumulative service on the Board to be longer than 10 years.
No member who is an initial appointment to the Board shall be reappointed
to the Board for a term which would cause that member's cumulative service
on the Board to be longer than 13 years. Appointments
to fill vacancies shall be made in the same manner as original appointments
for the unexpired portion of the vacated term. Initial terms shall begin
upon the effective date of this Act.
(c) The Secretary may remove any member of the Board for cause, which may
include without limitation a member who does not attend 2 consecutive
(d) The Secretary shall consider the recommendations of the Board on
questions involving standards of professional conduct, discipline, and
qualifications of applicants and licensees under this Act.
(e) Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum. A quorum is required for Board decisions.
(f) The Board shall annually elect a chairperson and vice chairperson, both
of whom shall be licensed landscape architects.
(Source: P.A. 96-730, eff. 8-25-09.)