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1 AN ACT in relation to higher education.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended
5 by changing Section 3 as follows:
6 (110 ILCS 205/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 183)
7 Sec. 3. Terms; vacancies.
8 (a) The members of the Board whose appointments are
9 subject to confirmation by the Senate shall be selected for
10 6-year terms expiring on January 31 of odd numbered years.
11 Of the initial appointees, however, 2 shall be designated by
12 the Governor to serve until January 31, 1963, 3 until January
13 31, 1965, and 3 until January 31, 1967.
14 Of the 2 appointees to be made by the Governor pursuant
15 to this Act as amended by the 75th General Assembly, one
16 shall be designated to serve until January 31, 1971 and one
17 until January 31, 1973.
18 (b) The members of the Board shall continue to serve
19 after the expiration of their terms until their successors
20 have been appointed.
21 (c) Vacancies on the Board in offices appointed by the
22 Governor shall be filled by appointment by the Governor for
23 the unexpired term. If the appointment is subject to Senate
24 confirmation and the Senate is not in session or is in recess
25 when the appointment is made, the appointee shall serve
26 subject to subsequent Senate approval of the appointment.
27 (d) The student member shall serve a term of one year
28 beginning on July 1 of each year, except that the student
29 member initially selected shall serve a term beginning on the
30 date of thesuch selection and expiring on the next
31 succeeding June 30.
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1 (e) The member of the Board representing public
2 university governing boards and the member of the Board
3 representing private college and university boards of
4 trustees, who are appointed by the Governor but not subject
5 to confirmation by the Senate, shall serve terms of one year
6 beginning on July 1.
7 (Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96.)