Public Act 90-0420
SB918 Enrolled LRB9003472RCksA
AN ACT to amend the Governor's Council on Physical
Fitness and Sports Act by changing the title and Sections 1
and 2 and by adding Section 8.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness
and Sports Act is amended by changing the title and Sections
1 and 2 and by adding Section 8 as follows:
(20 ILCS 3950/Act title)
An Act to create the Governor's Council on Health and
(20 ILCS 3950/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2701)
Sec. 1. This Act may be cited as the Governor's Council
on Health and Physical Fitness and Sports Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-860.)
(20 ILCS 3950/2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2702)
Sec. 2. There is created the Governor's Council on
Health and Physical Fitness and Sports Council, hereafter
referred to as the Council. The Council shall consist of no
more than 50 residents of Illinois who have distinguished
themselves in sports or who maintain an active concern for
the health and physical well being of the citizens of
Illinois. All the members of the Council shall be appointed
by the Governor and shall serve terms on the Council at his
pleasure without compensation. On the effective date of this
amendatory Act of 1997, no more than 25 members of the
Council shall be appointed to 2-year terms which shall expire
on December 31, 1999 and no more than 25 members shall be
appointed to 4-year terms which shall expire on December 31,
2001. On or after January 1, 2000, all successive
appointments to the Council shall be for 4-year terms.
The Illinois Department of Public Health shall provide
the Council with such administrative, technical and clerical
support services as it may need to carry out its duties,
including all filings necessary to transfer ownership of any
copyright interests from the Illinois Governor's Health and
Physical Fitness Council to the Governor's Physical Fitness
and Sports Council.
The changes to this Act made by this amendatory Act of
1992 shall not affect (1) any proceeding commenced prior to
the effective date of this amendatory Act to which the
Council is a party; (2) the validity of any procedure,
policy, or action of the Council that was adopted or taken
prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act; nor (3)
the term of service of any member of the Council. Any rules
adopted under Section 7 of this Act are hereby repealed.
(Source: P.A. 87-860.)
(20 ILCS 3950/8 new)
Sec. 8. Standards of accreditation. The Governor's
Council on Health and Physical Fitness shall establish, by
rule, minimum standards for the accreditation of Coaches'
Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs and
Officials' Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs.
The coaches' programs, at minimum, shall cover the medical,
legal, and first aid aspects of coaching; training and
conditioning of athletes; psychological aspects of coaching;
and general coaching concepts. The officials' programs, at a
minimum, shall cover the legal aspects of officiating; safety
issues under the control of the official; and the rules of
the game. Programs accredited by the Governor's Council on
Health and Physical Fitness may be recognized by youth sports
programs and organizations, municipalities, park districts,
insurance carriers, and other organizations as acceptable
standards for volunteer coaches and officials.