(105 ILCS 5/33-2)
(from Ch. 122, par. 33-2)
To be eligible for election to the board, a person
shall be a citizen of
the United States, shall have been a resident of the district for at least one
year immediately preceding his or her election, and
shall not be a child sex offender as defined in Section 11-9.3 of the
Criminal Code of 2012. Permanent removal from the
district by any member constitutes a resignation from and creates a vacancy
in the board. Board members shall serve without compensation.
Notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary in any special charter,
petitions nominating candidates for the board of education shall be signed
by at least 200 voters of the district; and the polls, whether they be
located within a city lying in the district or outside of a city, shall
remain open during the hours specified in the Election Code.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)