(225 ILCS 84/25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2030)
Board of Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics.
(a) There is established a Board of Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics,
which shall consist of 6 voting members to be appointed by the Secretary. Three
members shall be practicing licensed orthotists, licensed prosthetists, or
pedorthists. These members may be licensed in more than one discipline and
appointments must equally represent all 3 disciplines. One member shall be a
member of the public who is a consumer of orthotic, prosthetic, or pedorthic
professional services. One member shall be a public member who is not licensed
this Act or a consumer of services licensed under this Act. One member shall
be a licensed physician.
(b) Each member of the Board shall serve a term of 3 years, except that of
the initial appointments to the Board, 2 members shall be appointed for one
members shall be appointed for 2 years, and 2 members shall be appointed for
3 years. Each member shall hold office and execute his or her Board
responsibilities until the qualification and appointment of his or her
member of the Board shall serve more than 8 consecutive years or 2 full terms,
whichever is greater.
(c) Members of the Board shall be reimbursed for all legitimate, necessary, and authorized expenses incurred in performing the duties
(d) Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum. A quorum is required for all Board decisions.
(e) The Secretary may terminate the appointment of any member for cause
which, in the opinion of the Secretary reasonably justifies termination, which
include, but is not limited to, a Board member who does not attend 2
(f) Membership of the Board should reasonably reflect representation from
the geographic areas in this State.
(Source: P.A. 101-269, eff. 8-9-19.)