(20 ILCS 30/25)
African American Employment Plan Advisory Council.
(a) The African American Employment Plan Advisory Council is created, consisting of 11 members, each of whom shall be an African American subject matter expert, appointed by the Governor.
(b) All members of the African American Employment Plan Advisory Council shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for their reasonable and necessary expenses from funds appropriated for that purpose.
(c) The African American Employment Plan Advisory Council shall examine: (1) the
prevalence and impact of African Americans employed by State government; (2) the barriers faced by African Americans who seek employment or promotional opportunities in State government; and (3) possible incentives that could be offered to foster the employment of and the promotion of African Americans in State government.
(d) The Council shall meet quarterly to provide consultation to State agencies and the African American Employment Coordinator.
(e) The African American Employment Plan Advisory Council shall receive
administrative support from the Department of Central Management Services and shall issue an annual report of its activities each year on or before February 1, beginning with February 1, 2012.
(Source: P.A. 96-1341, eff. 7-27-10.)