State of Illinois
2011 and 2012


Introduced 2/8/2011, by Sen. John J. Cullerton


110 ILCS 805/2-1  from Ch. 122, par. 102-1

    Amends the Public Community College Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Illinois Community College Board.

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Public Community College Act is amended by
5changing Section 2-1 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 805/2-1)  (from Ch. 122, par. 102-1)
7    Sec. 2-1. There is created the the Illinois Community
8College Board hereinafter referred to as the "State Board". The
9State Board shall consist of 12 members as follows: a nonvoting
10student member selected by the recognized advisory committee of
11students of the Illinois Community College Board, this student
12to serve for a term of one year beginning on July 1 of each
13year, except that the student member initially selected shall
14serve a term beginning on the date of such selection and
15expiring on the next succeeding June 30, and except that any
16student member or former student member may be selected by the
17recognized advisory committee of students of the State Board to
18serve a second term as the nonvoting student member of the
19State Board; and 11 members, one of whom shall be a senior
20citizen age 60 or over, to be appointed by the Governor by and
21with the advice and consent of the Senate. Beginning on July 1,
222005, one of the 11 members appointed by the Governor, by and
23with the advice and consent of the Senate, must be a faculty



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1member at an Illinois public community college. Also beginning
2on July 1, 2005, one of the 11 members appointed by the
3Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
4must be a member of the board of trustees of a public community
5college district. The membership requirements set forth in this
6Section apply only to the State Board and shall have no effect
7on the membership of the board of trustees of a community
8college district. The members first appointed under this
9amendatory Act of 1984 shall serve for a term of 6 years. After
10the expiration of the terms of the office of the members first
11appointed to the State Board, their respective successors shall
12hold office for a term of 6 years and until their successors
13are qualified and seated. In the event of vacancies on the
14State Board in offices appointed by the Governor occurring
15during a recess of the Senate, the Governor shall have the
16power to make temporary appointments until the next meeting of
17the Senate, when the vacancy shall be filled by nomination to
18be confirmed by the Senate.
19(Source: P.A. 94-157, eff. 7-8-05.)