(20 ILCS 3935/2)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6602)
There is hereby created the Illinois Experimental Organ Transplantation
Procedures Board, hereinafter referred to as the Board. The Board shall
consist of 13 members to be appointed
by the Governor as follows: 2 shall be the Deans or representatives of any
2 accredited medical
schools within the State of Illinois, 2 shall be physicians who are distinguished
transplant surgeons, and 9 shall be physicians who are licensed
to practice medicine in all of its branches in Illinois and are
knowledgeable about organ transplant procedures.
The Board shall be associated with the Department of Public Health for administrative
purposes only, and shall be an otherwise autonomous body not subject to the Director.
Initial members shall be appointed to the Board by the Governor as follows:
4 members to serve until July 1, 1986, and until their successors are appointed;
4 members to serve until July 1, 1987, and until their successors are appointed;
and 4 members including one whom the Governor shall designate as Chairman
to serve until July 1, 1988, and until their successors are appointed.
The member appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act of 1985 shall serve
until July 1, 1988, and until his successor is appointed.
As terms of the Chairman and members so appointed expire, their successors
shall be appointed
for terms to expire the first day in July, 3 years thereafter, provided
that they may serve until
their successors are appointed.
A vacancy in the Board shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same
manner as the original appointment.
Board members shall receive as compensation for their services $100 for
each day they are in attendance at any official board meeting. They shall
receive no other compensation for their services, but shall be reimbursed
for necessary traveling and other reasonable expenses incurred in the performance
of their official duties. The Board shall meet at the call of the Chairman,
or any 3 members of the Board, upon delivery of written notice to the office
of each member.
Seven members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction
of any official business of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 84-988.)