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Full Text of HB1487  94th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Public Community College Act is amended by
5 changing Sections 2-1 and 2-2 as follows:
6     (110 ILCS 805/2-1)  (from Ch. 122, par. 102-1)
7     Sec. 2-1. There is created the Illinois Community College
8 Board hereinafter referred to as the "State Board". The State
9 Board shall consist of 12 members as follows: a nonvoting
10 student member selected by the recognized advisory committee of
11 students of the Illinois Community College Board, this student
12 to serve for a term of one year beginning on July 1 of each
13 year, except that the student member initially selected shall
14 serve a term beginning on the date of such selection and
15 expiring on the next succeeding June 30, and except that any
16 student member or former student member may be selected by the
17 recognized advisory committee of students of the State Board to
18 serve a second term as the nonvoting student member of the
19 State Board; and 11 members, one of whom shall be a senior
20 citizen age 60 or over, to be appointed by the Governor by and
21 with the advice and consent of the Senate. Beginning on July 1,
22 2005, one of the 11 members appointed by the Governor, by and
23 with the advice and consent of the Senate, must be a faculty
24 member at an Illinois public community college. Also beginning
25 on July 1, 2005, one of the 11 members appointed by the
26 Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
27 must be a member of the board of trustees of a public community
28 college district. The membership requirements set forth in this
29 Section apply only to the State Board and shall have no effect
30 on the membership of the board of trustees of a community
31 college district. The members first appointed under this
32 amendatory Act of 1984 shall serve for a term of 6 years. After



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1 the expiration of the terms of the office of the members first
2 appointed to the State Board, their respective successors shall
3 hold office for a term of 6 years and until their successors
4 are qualified and seated. In the event of vacancies on the
5 State Board in offices appointed by the Governor occurring
6 during a recess of the Senate, the Governor shall have the
7 power to make temporary appointments until the next meeting of
8 the Senate, when the vacancy shall be filled by nomination to
9 be confirmed by the Senate.
10 (Source: P.A. 86-469.)
11     (110 ILCS 805/2-2)  (from Ch. 122, par. 102-2)
12     Sec. 2-2. The members of the State Board shall be citizens
13 and residents of the State of Illinois and shall be selected as
14 far as may be practicable on the basis of their knowledge of,
15 or interest and experience in, community colleges. No member of
16 the State Board shall be engaged in education as a profession
17 or hold current membership on a school board or board of
18 trustees of a public or non-public college, university or
19 technical institute or be employed by the State or federal
20 government.
21     This Section does not prohibit a the student member of the
22 State Board from being employed by a public community college.
23 (Source: P.A. 86-485.)
24     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
25 2005.