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(20 ILCS 3975/3)
(from Ch. 48, par. 2103)
Illinois Workforce Innovation Board.
(a) The Illinois Workforce Innovation Board shall include:
(1) the Governor;
(2) 2 members of the House of Representatives
appointed by the Speaker of the House and 2 members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate;
(3) for appointments made prior to the effective date
of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, persons appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate (except in the case of a person holding an office or employment described in subparagraph (F) when appointment to the office or employment requires the advice and consent of the Senate), from among the following:
(A) representatives of business in this State who
(i) are owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officers of businesses, or other business executives or employers with optimum policymaking or hiring authority, including members of local boards described in Section 117(b)(2)(A)(i) of the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998; (ii) represent businesses with employment opportunities that reflect the employment opportunities in the State; and (iii) are appointed from among individuals nominated by State business organizations and business trade associations;
(B) chief elected officials from cities and
(C) representatives of labor organizations who
have been nominated by State labor federations;
(D) representatives of individuals or
organizations that have experience with youth activities;
(E) representatives of individuals or
organizations that have experience and expertise in the delivery of workforce investment activities, including chief executive officers of community colleges and community-based organizations within the State;
(F) the lead State agency officials with
responsibility for the programs and activities that are described in Section 121(b) of the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and carried out by one-stop partners and, in any case in which no lead State agency official has responsibility for such a program, service, or activity, a representative in the State with expertise in such program, service, or activity; and
(G) any other representatives and State agency
officials that the Governor may appoint, including, but not limited to, one or more representatives of local public education, post-secondary institutions, secondary or post-secondary vocational education institutions, and community-based organizations; and
(4) for appointments made on or after the effective
date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, persons appointed by the Governor in accordance with Section 101 of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, subject to the advice and consent of the Senate (except in the case of a person holding an office or employment with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Illinois Community College Board, the Department of Employment Security, or the Department of Human Services when appointment to the office or employment requires the consent of the Senate).
Appointments made under this paragraph (4) shall
include 2 representatives of community-based organizations that provide or support competitive, integrated employment for individuals with disabilities. These 2 representatives shall be individuals who self-identify as persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and who are engaged in advocacy for the rights of individuals with disabilities. If these persons require support in the form of reasonable accommodations in order to participate, such support shall be provided.
(d) The Governor shall select a chairperson as provided in the federal Workforce
Innovation and Opportunity Act.
(e) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, this amendatory Act
Assembly does not affect the tenure of any member appointed to and serving on
Illinois Human Resource Investment Council on the effective date of this
of the 92nd General Assembly. Members of the Board nominated for appointment in
2000, 2001, or 2002 shall serve for fixed and staggered terms, as designated
by the Governor, expiring
no later than July 1 of the second calendar year succeeding their respective
or until their successors are appointed and qualified. Members of the
Board nominated for appointment after 2002
serve for terms expiring on July 1 of the second
calendar year succeeding their respective appointments, or until their
successors are appointed and qualified.
A State official or employee serving on the Board under subparagraph (F) of
(3) of subsection (a) by virtue of his or her State office or employment shall
term of that office or employment. A vacancy is created in situations
including, but not
limited to, those in which an individual serving on the Board ceases to satisfy
all of the
requirements for appointment under the provision under which he or she was
The Governor may at any time make
appointments to fill vacancies for the balance of an unexpired term.
Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
Members shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for
necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
(f) The Board shall meet at least 4 times per
times and in places that it deems necessary. The
Board shall be
subject to the Open Meetings Act and, to the extent required by that
its meetings shall be publicly announced and open and accessible to the
general public. The Board shall adopt any rules
procedures that it deems necessary to carry out its responsibilities
this Act and under the federal Workforce
Innovation and Opportunity Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-477, eff. 9-8-17; 100-891, eff. 1-1-19