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Public Act 098-0999





Public Act 098-0999
HB5681 EnrolledLRB098 18549 NHT 53687 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Western Illinois University Law is amended
by changing Section 35-25 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 690/35-25)
    Sec. 35-25. Officers; meetings. Members of the Board shall
elect annually by secret ballot from their own number a
chairman who shall preside over meetings of the Board and a
    Meetings of the Board shall be held at least once each
quarter. One of these meetings must be held on the Quad Cities
campus of Western Illinois University and all other meetings
must be held on the campus of Western Illinois University at
Macomb, Illinois. At all regular meetings of the Board, a
majority of its members shall constitute a quorum. The student
member shall have all of the privileges of membership,
including the right to make and second motions, to attend
executive sessions, and to vote on all Board matters except
those involving faculty tenure, faculty promotion or any issue
on which the student member has a direct conflict of interest.
Unless the student member is entitled to vote on a measure at a
meeting of the Board or any of its committees, he or she shall
not be considered a member for the purpose of determining
whether a quorum is present at the time that measure is voted
upon. No action of the Board shall be invalidated by reason of
any vacancies on the Board or by reason of any failure to
select a student member.
    Special meetings of the Board may be called by the chairman
of the Board or by any 3 members of the Board.
    At each regular and special meeting that is open to the
public, members of the public and employees of the University
shall be afforded time, subject to reasonable constraints, to
make comments to or ask questions of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 91-715, eff. 1-1-01; 91-778, eff. 1-1-01; 92-16,
eff. 6-28-01.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/18/2014