(20 ILCS 210/8) (from Ch. 127, par. 1708)
    Sec. 8. There is created a Board of State Fair Advisors consisting of the Director, 4 ex-officio members as hereafter named, and up to 20 persons appointed by the Governor. The Chairman and minority spokesman of the House Agriculture Committee and the Chairman and minority spokesman of the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Energy Committee of the Illinois General Assembly shall serve as ex-officio members. No more than 3 of the Board members shall be appointed from any one county. Members of the State Fair Advisory Board shall serve for 2 year terms commencing on the third Monday of January of each odd-numbered year. The Governor shall in making appointments to the Board provide for a representation of the interests of the State Fair and the State of Illinois. Members of the Board shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. An appointed member's office becomes vacant upon his absence from 2 consecutive regularly scheduled meetings. The Director or his authorized representative from the Department shall act as chairman of the Board. The duties of the Board are to advise the Director and the Department on matters concerning the operation of each State Fair and State Fairgrounds as they pertain to varied interests in the State Fairs and the people of the State of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 93-1055, eff. 11-23-04.)