(225 ILCS 340/8) (from Ch. 111, par. 6608)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 8. The Board has the following powers and duties:
    (a) The Board shall hold at least 3 regular meetings each year;
    (b) The Board shall annually elect a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson, both of whom shall be Illinois licensed structural engineers;
    (c) The Board, upon request by the Department, may make a curriculum evaluation to determine if courses conform to requirements of approved engineering programs;
    (d) 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;
    (e) 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;
    (f) The Board shall assist the Department in conducting oral interviews, disciplinary conferences, informal conferences, and formal evidentiary hearings;
    (g) The Board shall 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, and the Department shall review the Board's recommendations on applicant qualifications; and
    (h) The Board may submit comments to the Secretary within a reasonable time from notification of any final decision or order from the Secretary that deviates from any report or recommendation of the Board relating to the qualification of applicants, discipline of licensees or registrants, unlicensed practice, or promulgation of rules.
(Source: P.A. 96-610, eff. 8-24-09.)