(230 ILCS 5/4)
(from Ch. 8, par. 37-4)
The Board shall consist of 11 members to be appointed by
with the advice and consent of the Senate, not more than 6 of
whom shall be of the
same political party, and one of whom shall be designated by the Governor
to be chairman.
Each member shall have a reasonable knowledge of harness or thoroughbred
and procedure and of the principles of harness or thoroughbred racing and
at the time of his appointment, shall be a resident of the State of Illinois
and shall have
resided therein for a period of at least 5 years next preceding his appointment
and he shall be a qualified voter therein and not less than 25 years of age.
(Source: P.A. 91-798, eff. 7-9-00.)