(45 ILCS 105/2) (from Ch. 127, par. 63s-2)
    Sec. 2. (a) Of the Commissioners first appointed one shall be appointed to serve for a term of one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years and one for five years from the third Monday in January following his appointment. Beginning with the appointment to be filled in January of 2004, and the expiration of each term of each commissioner thereafter, and each succeeding commissioner thereafter, the Chairman of the County Board of the County of Madison or the County of St. Clair, as the case may be, shall, by and with the advice and consent of the respective County Board, appoint a successor who shall hold office for a term of five years. Each commissioner shall hold office until his successor has been appointed and qualified. The commissioners shall elect a chairman of the Illinois delegation annually from among themselves.
    (b) The Chairman of the County Board of St. Clair County shall appoint a commissioner for the term expiring in January, 2004 and in the following year the Chairman of the County Board of Madison County shall appoint a commissioner for the term expiring in January of that year. Successive appointments shall alternate between the Chairman of the St. Clair County Board and the Chairman of the Madison County Board, except as may be modified by the provisions of subsection (c).
    (c) In the event that a tax has been imposed in Monroe County consistent with the provisions of Section 5.01 of the Local Mass Transit District Act, the Chairman of the Monroe County Board shall, upon the expiration of the term of a commissioner who is a resident of the County in which 3 of the then remaining commissioners reside, appoint a commissioner with the advice and consent of the Monroe County Board. The commissioner appointed by the Monroe County Board shall hold office for a term of 5 years and a successor shall be appointed by the chairman of the Monroe County Board, with the advice and consent of the Monroe County Board. The appointments of the 4 remaining commissioners shall then continue to alternate between St. Clair and Madison County so that each County shall continue to retain the appointments of 2 commissioners. To the extent that this subsection (c) conflicts with any other provision of this Section or Section 3, the provisions of this subsection (c) control.
(Source: P.A. 93-432, eff. 6-1-04.)