(225 ILCS 330/8) (from Ch. 111, par. 3258)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 8. Powers and duties of the Board; quorum. Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Board shall exercise the following functions, powers, and duties:
        (a) Review applicant qualifications to sit for the
examination or for licensure and shall make recommendations to the Department except for those applicant qualifications that the Board designates as routinely acceptable;
        (b) Conduct hearings regarding disciplinary actions
and submit a written report to the Secretary as required by this Act and provide a Board member at informal conferences;
        (c) Visit universities or colleges to evaluate
surveying curricula and submit to the Secretary a written recommendation of acceptability of the curriculum;
        (d) Submit a written recommendation to the Secretary
concerning promulgation or amendment of rules for the administration of this Act;
        (e) The Department may at any time seek the expert
advice and knowledge of the Board on any matter relating to the enforcement of this Act;
        (f) The Board may appoint a subcommittee to serve as
a Complaint Committee to recommend the disposition of case files according to procedures established by rule;
        (g) Hold at least 3 regular meetings each year; and
        (h) The Board shall annually elect a Chairperson and
a Vice Chairperson who shall be licensed Illinois Professional Land Surveyors.
    A quorum of the Board shall consist of 4 members. A quorum is required for all Board decisions.
    Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Board may exercise the following duties as deemed necessary by the Department: (i) review education and experience qualifications of applicants, including conducting oral interviews; (ii) determine eligibility as a Professional Land Surveyor or Surveyor Intern; and (iii) submit to the Secretary recommendations on applicant qualifications for enrollment and licensure.
(Source: P.A. 100-171, eff. 1-1-18.)