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      110 ILCS 205/2            from Ch. 144, par. 182
          Amends the Board of Higher Education Act.  Makes a change
      of style in the provisions  relating  to  membership  on  the
 1        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  Board of Higher Education Act by
 2    changing Section 2.
 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:
 5        Section  5.  The Board of Higher Education Act is amended
 6    by changing Section 2 as follows:
 7        (110 ILCS 205/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 182)
 8        Sec. 2.  There is created a  Board  of  Higher  Education
 9    consisting  to  consist  of 15 members as follows: 10 members
10    appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent
11    of the Senate; one member of a  public  university  governing
12    board,  appointed  by  the  Governor  without  the advice and
13    consent of the Senate; one member of  a  private  college  or
14    university  board  of  trustees,  appointed  by  the Governor
15    without the advice and consent of the Senate; the chairman of
16    the Illinois Community College Board;  the  chairman  of  the
17    Illinois  Student Assistance Commission; and a student member
18    selected by the recognized advisory committee of students  of
19    the  Board of Higher Education.  The Governor shall designate
20    the Chairman of the Board  to  serve  until  a  successor  is
21    designated.   The  chairmen  of  the Board of Trustees of the
22    University of Illinois, the Board  of  Trustees  of  Southern
23    Illinois University, the Board of Governors of State Colleges
24    and  Universities,  and  the  Board  of  Regents  of  Regency
25    Universities shall cease to be members of the Board of Higher
26    Education  on  the  effective  date of this amendatory Act of
27    1995.  No more  than  7  of  the  members  appointed  by  the
28    Governor,  excluding  the  Chairman, shall be affiliated with
29    the same political party.  The 10 members  appointed  by  the
30    Governor  with  the advice and consent of the Senate shall be
31    citizens of the State and shall be selected, as far as may be
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 1    practicable, on the basis of their knowledge of, or  interest
 2    or experience in, problems of higher education. If the Senate
 3    is  not in session or is in recess, when appointments subject
 4    to  its  confirmation  are  made,  the  Governor  shall  make
 5    temporary appointments which shall be subject  to  subsequent
 6    Senate approval.
 7    (Source:   P.A.  88-255;  89-4,  eff.  1-1-96;  89-703,  eff.
 8    1-17-97.)

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