(20 ILCS 862/20)
    Sec. 20. State Off-Highway Vehicle Trails Advisory Board.
    (a) There is created the State Off-Highway Vehicle Trails Advisory Board. The Board shall consist of 5 members, one from each of the following organizations, except for the Illinois off-road riders and all-terrain vehicle clubs, which shall have 2 members, appointed by the Director from nominations submitted by the following organizations:
        (1) The Department of Natural Resources, to vote only
    
in the case of a tie.
        (2) (Blank).
        (3) The American Motorcycle Association.
        (4) ABATE of Illinois.
        (5) Illinois off-road riders and all-terrain vehicle
    
clubs.
    The length of terms of members shall be 2 years, beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31. The Board shall meet beginning in January of 1998. Procedures for conduct of the Board's business shall be established by the Department by rule. Two members of the Board shall also be members of the Department's Illinois Trails Advisory Board.
    (b) The Board shall evaluate and recommend to the Director recreational trail projects for funding consistent with the purposes set forth in subsection (b) of Section 15. To the extent practicable and consistent with other requirements of this Act, the Board and the Director shall give preference to project proposals that:
        (1) provide for the greatest number of compatible
    
recreational purposes including, but not limited to, those described under the definition of "recreational trail" in Section 10;
        (2) provide for innovative recreational trail
    
corridor sharing to accommodate motorized recreational trail use; or
        (3) provide for seasonal designation of trails.
(Source: P.A. 90-287, eff. 1-1-98; 91-441, eff. 1-1-00.)