(70 ILCS 210/15)
(from Ch. 85, par. 1235)
Interim board members.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this Section to the contrary, the term of office of each interim member of the Board ends on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly.
(b) Within 30 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, the interim board shall consist of 7 members. The Governor shall appoint 3 interim members to the Board, subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. The Mayor shall appoint 3 members to the interim board. At least one member of the interim board shall represent the interests of labor and at least one member of the interim board shall represent the interests of the convention industry. A majority of the members appointed by the Governor and Mayor shall appoint a seventh member to serve as the chairperson. No member of the interim board may be (i) an officer or employee of or a member of a Board, commission, or authority of the State, any unit of local government, or any school district or (ii) a person who served on the interim board or Board prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly. A vacancy shall be filled in the same manner as an original appointment.
(c) The interim board members shall serve until the new Board created in Section 14 is fully constituted.
The Governor and the Mayor of the City of
Chicago shall certify their respective appointees to the Secretary of
State. Within 30 days after certification of his or her appointment, and
before entering upon the duties of his or her office, each member of the Board
shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office and file it in
the office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 96-882, eff. 2-17-10; 96-898, eff. 5-27-10.)