(20 ILCS 3987/5)
    Sec. 5. Commission; creation; members. There is created a Local Government Consolidation Commission, to consist of 17 members, 3 to be members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate, 3 to be members of the Senate appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, 3 to be members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, 3 to be members of the House of Representatives appointed by the House Minority Leader, and 5 to be citizens of the State appointed by the Governor as follows:
        (1) one member selected from recommendations
    
provided by an association representing counties;
        (2) one member selected from recommendations
    
provided by an association representing municipalities;
        (3) one member selected from recommendations provided
    
by an association representing townships;
        (4) one member selected from recommendations
    
provided by an association representing park districts; and
        (5) one member who serves as an elected officer of a
    
local governmental entity in Illinois other than a county, municipality, township, or park district.
(Source: P.A. 97-316, eff. 8-12-11.)