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Public Act 102-1001


 

Public Act 1001 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-1001
 
SB3082 EnrolledLRB102 23334 RJF 32500 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 3. The High-Speed Railway Commission Act is
amended by changing Section 5 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 4102/5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 5. Commission created; membership.
    (a) There is created the High-Speed Railway Commission to
carry out the duties set forth in Section 10.
    (b) The Commission shall be composed of the following
members:
        (1) The Governor or his or her designee.
        (2) The President of the Senate or his or her
    designee.
        (3) The Minority Leader of the Senate or his or her
    designee.
        (4) The Speaker of the House of Representatives or his
    or her designee.
        (5) The Minority Leader of the House of
    Representatives or his or her designee.
        (6) The Secretary of Transportation or his or her
    designee.
        (7) The Chairperson of the Illinois State Toll Highway
    Authority or his or her designee.
        (8) The Chairperson of the Illinois Commerce
    Commission or his or her designee.
        (9) The Chairperson of the Commuter Rail Board Board
    of Directors of Metra or his or her designee.
        (10) The Mayor of the City of Chicago or his or her
    designee.
        (11) A representative of a labor organization
    representing rail workers, appointed by the Governor.
        (12) A representative of a trade organization related
    to the rail industry, appointed by the Governor.
        (13) A representative of the Metropolitan Mayors and
    Managers Association, appointed by the Governor.
        (14) A representative from the Illinois Railroad
    Association, appointed by the Governor.
        (15) A representative from the University of Illinois
    System, appointed by the Governor.
        (16) A representative from the Chicago Metropolitan
    Agency for Planning, appointed by the Governor.
        (17) A representative of the Illinois Municipal
    League, appointed by the Governor.
        (18) A representative of the Champaign-Urbana Mass
    Transit District, appointed by the Governor.
        (19) A representative of the Region 1 Planning
    Council, appointed by the Governor.
        (20) A representative of the McLean County Regional
    Planning Commission, appointed by the Governor.
        (21) A representative of the East-West Gateway Council
    of Governments, appointed by the Governor.
    (c) The Chairperson of the Commission shall be elected
from the Commission's membership by a simple majority vote of
the total membership of the Commission. The Vice-Chairperson
of the Commission shall be elected from the Commission's
membership by a simple majority vote of the total membership
of the Commission.
    (d) Appointments made by the Governor under subsection (b)
shall be made no later than January 1, 2023 The Governor,
President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the Senate,
Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Minority Leader
of the House of Representatives shall make their initial
appointments to the Commission by January 1, 2022.
    (e) Vacancies in Commission membership shall be filled in
the same manner as provided under subsection (b) initial
appointments.
    (f) Total membership of the Commission consists of the
number of members serving on the Commission, not including any
vacant positions. A quorum consists of a simple majority of
total membership and shall be sufficient to conduct the
business of the Commission, unless stipulated otherwise in the
bylaws of the Commission.
    (g) The Commission shall meet at least quarterly, and hold
its first meeting within 30 days after the appointment of
members under subsection (d).
    (h) Members of the Commission shall receive no
compensation for service as members.
(Source: P.A. 102-261, eff. 8-6-21.)
 
    Section 5. The Local Journalism Task Force Act is amended
by changing Sections 10 and 25 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 4108/10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
    Sec. 10. Membership.
    (a) The Task Force shall include the following members:
one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the
Speaker of the House of Representatives; one member of the
House of Representatives appointed by the Minority Leader of
the House of Representatives; one member of the Senate
appointed by the President of the Senate; one member of the
Senate appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; and one
member appointed by the Governor.
    (b) The Task Force shall also include the following
members appointed by the Governor: one representative of the
Chicago News Guild; one representative of the Chicago Chapter
of the National Association of Broadcast Employees and
Technicians-Communication Workers of America; one
representative of the Medill School of Journalism, Media,
Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern
University; one representative of the Public Affairs Reporting
Program at the University of Illinois at Springfield; one
representative of the School of Journalism at Southern
Illinois University Carbondale; one representative of the
Illinois Press Association; one representative of the Illinois
Broadcasters Association; one representative of the Illinois
Legislative Correspondents Association; one representative of
the Illinois Public Broadcasting Council; one representative
of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association; one
representative of the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign; one representative of the Chicago
Independent Media Alliance; one representative of the National
Association of Black Journalists; one representative of the
Association of LGBTQ Journalists; one representative of the
National Association of Hispanic Journalists; one
representative of the Asian American Journalists Association;
one representative of the Native American Journalists
Association; and one representative of the Illinois Municipal
League.
    (c) Appointments shall be made no later than 30 days
following the effective date of this Act. Any additional
appointments made pursuant to this amendatory Act of the 102nd
General Assembly shall be made no later than 30 days following
the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 102-569, eff. 1-1-22; 102-671, eff. 11-30-21.)
 
    (20 ILCS 4108/25)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
    Sec. 25. Findings and recommendations. The Task Force
shall submit its findings, along with its recommendations for
legislation, to the Governor and the General Assembly no later
than July 1, 2023 one year after the effective date of this
Act.
(Source: P.A. 102-569, eff. 1-1-22.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/27/2022