(70 ILCS 1710/36.1) (from Ch. 85, par. 1186.1)
    Sec. 36.1. There is created the Legislative Advisory Committee to the Commission composed of 4 members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker and 2 members of the Senate appointed by the President. No more than half of the members appointed from each house shall be of the same political party. All members appointed shall be from the area of operation of the Commission. The members of the Committee shall be appointed in the year 1973 immediately after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1973 and in each odd-numbered year thereafter. At the beginning of each biennium, as soon as possible after the appointment of members, the Committee shall choose from its members a chairman, vice-chairman and secretary. The members shall receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of their duties. Terms of office of members expire on June 30, of each odd-numbered year or upon the termination of legislative service, whichever occurs first. Upon the death, resignation, termination of legislative service, illness or inability, neglect or refusal to act of any members of the Committee, a vacancy shall exist and a successor shall be appointed in the same manner as original appointments.
    The Committee shall meet with the Commission, its officers and staff and shall advise and consult with the Commission on all matters relating to policy and the administration of this Act. On March 1 of each odd numbered year the Committee shall report its recommendation for legislation respecting this Act.
(Source: P.A. 78-696.)