TITLE 26: ELECTIONS
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
PART 207 MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 207.160 ATTENDANCE OF MEMBERS AT BOARD MEETINGS OTHER THAN BY PHYSICAL PRESENCE
Section 207.160 Attendance of Members at Board Meetings other than by Physical Presence
Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act [5 ILCS 120], a quorum of Members of the Board must be physically present at the public and accessible location of any meeting of the Board and public notice must be given of such meeting. If a quorum of the Members of the Board is physically present, other Members of the Board may attend the meeting by participating in a video or audio conference, provided that:
a) The Member is prevented from physically attending the meeting by reason of:
1) personal illness or disability;
2) the duties of the Member, in the course of his or her employment or service (either with the State Board of Elections or other employment), prevent the Member from attending the meeting in person; or
3) a family or other emergency; for purposes of this Part, emergency shall be defined as a sudden, generally unexpected occurrence or set of circumstances demanding immediate action.
b) The Member wishing to attend the meeting by participating in a video or audio conference provides advance notice to the recording secretary of the meeting.
(Source: Added at 31 Ill. Reg. 7148, effective May 1, 2007)