(225 ILCS 305/10) (from Ch. 111, par. 1310)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
    Sec. 10. Powers and duties of the Board. Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Board shall exercise the following functions, powers, and duties:
        (a) The Board shall hold at least 3 regular meetings
each year, conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.
        (b) The Board shall annually elect a Chairperson and
a Vice Chairperson who shall be Illinois licensed architects.
        (c) The Board, upon request by the Department, may
make a curriculum evaluation or use a nationally certified evaluation service to determine if courses conform to the requirements of approved architectural 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 in 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1150.95, and any amendments or changes thereto.
        (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.
        (h) The Board may recommend that the Department
contract with an individual or a corporation or other business entity to assist in the providing of investigative, legal, prosecutorial, and other services necessary to perform its duties pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 8 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-346, eff. 8-9-19.)