(20 ILCS 2330/6.1) (was 20 ILCS 710/6.1)
    Sec. 6.1. Functions of Commission. The Commission shall meet at least quarterly and shall advise and consult with the Department of Public Health and the Governor's Office on all matters relating to community service in Illinois. In addition, the Commission shall have the following duties:
        (a) prepare a 3-year State service plan, developed
    
through an open, public process and updated annually;
        (b) prepare the financial assistance applications of
    
the State under the National and Community Service Trust Fund Act of 1993, as amended by the Serve America Act;
        (c) assist in the preparation of the application by
    
the State Board of Education for assistance under that Act;
        (d) prepare the State's application under that Act
    
for the approval of national service positions;
        (e) assist in the provision of health care and child
    
care benefits under that Act;
        (f) develop a State recruitment, placement, and
    
information dissemination system for participants in programs that receive assistance under the national service laws;
        (g) administer the State's grant program including
    
selection, oversight, and evaluation of grant recipients;
        (h) make technical assistance available to enable
    
applicants to plan and implement service programs and to apply for assistance under the national service laws;
        (i) develop projects, training methods, curriculum
    
materials, and other activities related to service;
        (j) coordinate its functions with any division of the
    
federal Corporation for National and Community Service outlined in the National and Community Service Trust Fund Act of 1993, as amended by the Serve America Act;
        (k) publicize Commission services and promote
    
community involvement in the activities of the Commission;
        (l) promote increased visibility and support for
    
volunteers of all ages, especially youth and senior citizens, and community service in meeting the needs of Illinois residents; and
        (m) represent the Department of Public Health and the
    
Governor's Office on such occasions and in such manner as the Department may provide.
(Source: P.A. 98-692, eff. 7-1-14; 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)