(70 ILCS 1707/25)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-479)
    Sec. 25. Operations.
    (a) Each appointing authority shall give notice of its Board appointments to each other appointing authority, to the Board, and to the Secretary of State. Within 30 days after his or her appointment and before entering upon the duties of the office, each Board member shall take and subscribe to the constitutional oath of office and file it with the Secretary of State. Board members shall hold office for a term of 4 years or until successors are appointed and qualified. The terms of the initial Board members shall expire as follows:
        (1) The terms of the member from DuPage County and
    
the member representing both Kane and Kendall Counties shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (2) The terms of those members from Lake, McHenry,
    
and Will Counties shall expire on July 1, 2009.
        (3) As designated at the time of appointment, the
    
terms of 2 members from the City of Chicago shall expire on July 1, 2007 and the terms of 3 members from the City of Chicago shall expire on July 1, 2009.
        (4) The term of the member appointed by the President
    
of the Cook County Board of Commissioners shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (5) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayors representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago and north of Devon Avenue shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (6) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayors representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago, south of Interstate 55, and west of Interstate 57, excluding the communities of Summit, Dixmoor, Posen, Robbins, Midlothian, Oak Forest, and Tinley Park, shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (7) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayor representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago, south of Devon Avenue, and north of Interstate 55, and, in addition, the Village of Summit, shall expire on July 1, 2009.
        (8) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayors representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago and east of Interstate 57, and, in addition, the communities of Dixmoor, Posen, Robbins, Midlothian, Oak Forest, and Tinley Park, shall expire on July 1, 2009.
    (b) If a vacancy occurs, the appropriate appointing authority shall fill the vacancy by an appointment for the unexpired term. Board members shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
    (c) The Board shall be so appointed as to represent the City of Chicago, that part of Cook County outside the City of Chicago, and that part of the metropolitan region outside of Cook County on a one man one vote basis. Within 6 months after the release of each certified federal decennial census, the Board shall review its composition and, if a change is necessary in order to comply with the representation requirements of this subsection (c), shall recommend the necessary revision for approval by the General Assembly.
    (d) Regular meetings of the Board shall be held at least once in each calendar quarter. The time and place of Board meetings shall be fixed by resolution of the Board. Special meetings of the Board may be called by the chairman or a majority of the Board members. A written notice of the time and place of any special meeting shall be provided to all Board members at least 3 days prior to the date fixed for the meeting, except that if the time and place of a special meeting is fixed at a regular meeting at which all Board members are present, no such written notice is required. A majority of the Board members in office constitutes a quorum for the purpose of convening a meeting of the Board.
    (e) The meetings of the Board shall be held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act. The Board shall maintain records in accordance with the provisions of the State Records Act.
    (f) At its initial meeting and its first regular meeting after July 1 of each year thereafter, the Board from its membership shall appoint a chairman and may appoint vice chairmen and shall provide the term and duties of those officers pursuant to its bylaws. Before entering upon duties of office, the chairman shall execute a bond with corporate sureties to be approved by the Board and shall file it with the principal office of the Board. The bond shall be payable to the Board in whatever penal sum may be directed and shall be conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties of office and the payment of all money received by the chairman according to law and the orders of the Board. The Board may appoint, from time to time, an executive committee and standing and ad hoc committees to assist in carrying out its responsibilities.
(Source: P.A. 94-510, eff. 8-9-05; 95-677, eff. 10-11-07.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-479)
    Sec. 25. Operations.
    (a) Each appointing authority shall give notice of its Board appointments to each other appointing authority, to the Board, and to the Secretary of State. Within 30 days after his or her appointment and before entering upon the duties of the office, each Board member shall take and subscribe to the constitutional oath of office and file it with the Secretary of State. Board members shall hold office for a term of 4 years or until successors are appointed and qualified. The terms of the initial Board members shall expire as follows:
        (1) The terms of the member from DuPage County and
    
the member representing both Kane and Kendall Counties shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (2) The terms of those members from Lake, McHenry,
    
and Will Counties shall expire on July 1, 2009.
        (3) As designated at the time of appointment, the
    
terms of 2 members from the City of Chicago shall expire on July 1, 2007 and the terms of 3 members from the City of Chicago shall expire on July 1, 2009.
        (4) The term of the member appointed by the President
    
of the Cook County Board of Commissioners shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (5) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayors representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago and north of Devon Avenue shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (6) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayors representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago, south of Interstate 55, and west of Interstate 57, excluding the communities of Summit, Dixmoor, Posen, Robbins, Midlothian, Oak Forest, and Tinley Park, shall expire on July 1, 2007.
        (7) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayor representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago, south of Devon Avenue, and north of Interstate 55, and, in addition, the Village of Summit, shall expire on July 1, 2009.
        (8) The terms of those members appointed, with the
    
consent of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, by the mayors representing those communities in Cook County that are outside of the City of Chicago and east of Interstate 57, and, in addition, the communities of Dixmoor, Posen, Robbins, Midlothian, Oak Forest, and Tinley Park, shall expire on July 1, 2009.
    (b) If a vacancy occurs, the appropriate appointing authority shall fill the vacancy by an appointment for the unexpired term. Board members shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
    (c) The Board shall be so appointed as to represent the City of Chicago, that part of Cook County outside the City of Chicago, and that part of the metropolitan region outside of Cook County on a one man one vote basis. Within 6 months after the release of each certified federal decennial census, the Board shall review its composition and, if a change is necessary in order to comply with the representation requirements of this subsection (c), shall recommend the necessary revision for approval by the General Assembly.
    (d) Regular meetings of the Board shall be held at least once in each calendar quarter. The time and place of Board meetings shall be fixed by resolution of the Board. Special meetings of the Board may be called by the chairman or a majority of the Board members. A written notice of the time and place of any special meeting shall be provided to all Board members at least 3 days prior to the date fixed for the meeting, except that if the time and place of a special meeting is fixed at a regular meeting at which all Board members are present, no such written notice is required. A majority of the Board members in office constitutes a quorum for the purpose of convening a meeting of the Board.
    (e) The meetings of the Board shall be held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act. The Board shall maintain records in accordance with the provisions of the State Records Act.
    (f) At its initial meeting and its first regular meeting after July 1 of each year thereafter, the Board from its membership shall appoint a chairman and may appoint vice chairmen and shall provide the term and duties of those officers pursuant to its bylaws. Before entering upon duties of office, the chairman shall execute a bond with corporate sureties to be approved by the Board and shall file it with the principal office of the Board. The bond shall be payable to the Board in whatever penal sum may be directed and shall be conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties of office and the payment of all money received by the chairman according to law and the orders of the Board. The Board may appoint, from time to time, an executive committee and standing and ad hoc committees to assist in carrying out its responsibilities.
    (g) Open meetings of the Board shall be broadcast to the public and maintained in real-time on the Board's website using a high-speed Internet connection. Recordings of each meeting broadcast shall be posted to the Board's website within a reasonable time after the meeting and shall be maintained as public records to the extent practicable, as determined by the Board. Compliance with the provisions of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly does not relieve the Board of its obligations under the Open Meetings Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-479, eff. 1-1-18.)