(20 ILCS 5095/10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2018)
    Sec. 10. The Language Access to Government Services Task Force.
    (a) There is hereby created the Language Access to Government Services Task Force to study and reduce the language barriers existing among Illinois residents who are limited English proficient, and to maximize their ability to access government services and participate in civic discourse.
    (b) The Task Force shall consist of the following members:
        (1) one member of the Senate appointed by the
    
President of the Senate;
        (2) one member of the Senate appointed by the
    
Minority Leader of the Senate;
        (3) one member of the House of Representatives
    
appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
        (4) one member of the House of Representatives
    
appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;
        (5) one member appointed by the Governor as a
    
representative of the Governor's Office;
        (6) one member appointed by the Attorney General as
    
a representative of the Attorney General's Office;
        (7) one member appointed by the Secretary of State
    
as a representative of the Secretary of State's Office;
        (8) one member appointed by the Secretary of the
    
Illinois Department of Human Services as a representative of the Department of Human Services;
        (9) five members appointed by the Governor, upon
    
recommendation of a non-profit organization that promotes civic engagement and advocates on behalf of immigrant communities through a coalition of member organizations that serve Latino, Asian, African, Arab, and European immigrants; and
        (10) five members appointed by the Governor, upon
    
recommendation of a non-profit organization that promotes civic engagement among Asian American communities and advocates on behalf of Asian American communities through its Pan-Asian coalition.
    (c) Members of the Task Force shall receive no compensation for serving as members, and shall be appointed within 30 days after the effective date of this Act and begin meeting no later than 30 days after the appointments are finalized, but shall hold its first meeting no later than September 1, 2017. In the event that any appointment required to be made by the Governor under paragraphs (9) and (10) of subsection (b) is not made within 30 days after the effective date of this Act, the Secretary of Human Services shall make such appointments within 15 days after the appointment deadline.
    (d) The Task Force shall elect a chairperson from among its membership, and the Department of Human Services shall provide technical support and assistance to the Task Force and shall be responsible for administering its operations and ensuring that the requirements of this Act are met. The Task Force may otherwise consult with any persons or entities it deems necessary to carry out its purposes.
(Source: P.A. 100-320, eff. 8-24-17.)