(45 ILCS 90/3) (from Ch. 122, par. 100-3)
    Sec. 3. There is created the Illinois Educational Council composed of the members of the Educational Commission of the States representing this State and of 6 other persons appointed by the Governor. The Governor shall make these appointments in such a manner that those 6 persons will be broadly representative of professional and lay interests in this State having the responsibility for, knowledge with respect to and interest in educational matters. The Governor shall designate one of the members of the Council as chairman. In making the initial appointments to the Council the Governor shall designate 2 members to serve until September 1, 1968; 2, until September 1, 1969; and 2, until September 1, 1970. Their successors shall be appointed for a 3 year term. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. The Council shall meet, at least 3 times a year, on the call of the chairman or at the request of a majority of the members of the Council. The Council may consider any matter related to the recommendations of the Educational Commission of the States or to the activities of the Commission members representing this State.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 2201.)