(225 ILCS 85/10) (from Ch. 111, par. 4130)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 10. State Board of Pharmacy.
    (a) There is created in the Department the State Board of Pharmacy. It shall consist of 11 members, 8 of whom shall be licensed pharmacists. One of the licensed pharmacists shall have a primary site for the practice of pharmacy at an inpatient hospital pharmacy. Each of those 8 members must be a licensed pharmacist in good standing in this State, a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy or hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and have at least 5 years' practical experience in the practice of pharmacy subsequent to the date of his licensure as a licensed pharmacist in the State of Illinois. There shall be one member who is a pharmacy technician. There shall be 2 public members, who shall be voting members, who shall not be engaged in any way, directly or indirectly, as providers of health care in this State or any other state.
    (b) Each member shall be appointed by the Governor.
    (c) Members shall be appointed to 5 year terms. The Governor shall fill any vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term. Partial terms over 3 years in length shall be considered full terms. A member may be reappointed for a successive term, but no member shall serve more than 2 full terms in his or her lifetime.
    (d) In making the appointment of members on the Board, the Governor shall give due consideration to recommendations by the members of the profession of pharmacy and by pharmacy organizations therein. The Governor shall notify the pharmacy organizations promptly of any vacancy of members on the Board and in appointing members shall give consideration to individuals engaged in all types and settings of pharmacy practice.
    (e) The Governor may remove any member of the Board for misconduct, incapacity, or neglect of duty, and he or she shall be the sole judge of the sufficiency of the cause for removal.
    (f) Each member of the Board shall be reimbursed for such actual and legitimate expenses as he or she may incur in going to and from the place of meeting and remaining there during sessions of the Board.
    (g) The Board shall hold quarterly meetings at such times and places and upon notice as the Department may determine and as its business may require. A majority of the Board members currently appointed shall constitute a quorum. A vacancy in the membership of the Board shall not impair the right of a quorum to exercise all the rights and perform all the duties of the Board.
    (h) The Board shall exercise the rights, powers and duties which have been vested in the Board under this Act, and any other duties conferred upon the Board by law.
(Source: P.A. 102-482, eff. 1-1-22.)