(70 ILCS 3210/15)
Authority and Board created.
(a) The Downstate Illinois Sports Facilities Authority is created as a
political subdivision, unit of local government, body politic, and municipal
(b) The governing and administrative powers of the Authority shall be
vested in a body known as the Downstate Illinois Sports Facilities Authority
Board. The Board shall consist of 8 members: a Chair and 7 additional members,
all of whom are appointed by the Governor.
All gubernatorial appointments, including the Chair, shall be subject to
the advice and consent of the Senate, except in the case of
temporary appointments as provided in Section 20. No member shall be
employed by the State or any political subdivision of the State or
by any department or agency of the State or any political subdivision of
(Source: P.A. 93-227, eff. 1-1-04.)