(235 ILCS 5/3-2) (from Ch. 43, par. 98)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-1050)
    Sec. 3-2. Immediately, or soon as may be after the effective date of this Act, the Governor shall appoint 3 members of the commission, one of whom shall be designated as "Chairman", one to hold office for a period of 2 years, one to hold office for a period of 4 years and one to hold office for a period of 6 years. Immediately, or as soon as may be after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1983, the Governor shall appoint 2 members to the commission to the offices created by this amendatory Act of 1983, one for an initial term expiring the third Monday in January of 1986 and one for an initial term expiring the third Monday in January of 1988. At the expiration of the term of any such commissioner the Governor shall reappoint said commissioner or appoint a successor of said commissioner for a period of 6 years. The Governor shall have power to fill vacancies in the office of any commissioner.
    Notwithstanding any provision of this Section to the contrary, the term of office of each member of the commission is abolished on the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1985, but the incumbent members shall continue to exercise all of the powers and be subject to all of the duties of members of the commission until their respective successors are appointed and qualified. The Governor shall appoint 2 members of the commission whose terms of office shall expire on February 1, 1986, 2 members of the commission whose terms of office shall expire on February 1, 1988, and one member of the commission whose term shall expire on February 1, 1990. Their respective successors shall be appointed for terms of 6 years from the first day of February of the year of appointment. Each member shall serve until his successor is appointed and qualified.
    The initial term of both of the 2 additional members appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly shall expire on February 1, 2006. Their respective successors shall be appointed for terms of 6 years from the first day of February of the year of appointment. Each member shall serve until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.
(Source: P.A. 91-798, eff. 7-9-00.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-1050)
    Sec. 3-2. Immediately, or soon as may be after the effective date of this Act, the Governor shall appoint 3 members of the commission, one of whom shall be designated as "Chairman", one to hold office for a period of 2 years, one to hold office for a period of 4 years and one to hold office for a period of 6 years. Immediately, or as soon as may be after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1983, the Governor shall appoint 2 members to the commission to the offices created by this amendatory Act of 1983, one for an initial term expiring the third Monday in January of 1986 and one for an initial term expiring the third Monday in January of 1988. At the expiration of the term of any such commissioner the Governor shall reappoint said commissioner or appoint a successor of said commissioner for a period of 6 years. The Governor shall have power to fill vacancies in the office of any commissioner.
    Notwithstanding any provision of this Section to the contrary, the term of office of each member of the commission is abolished on the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1985, but the incumbent members shall continue to exercise all of the powers and be subject to all of the duties of members of the commission until their respective successors are appointed and qualified. The Governor shall appoint 2 members of the commission whose terms of office shall expire on February 1, 1986, 2 members of the commission whose terms of office shall expire on February 1, 1988, and one member of the commission whose term shall expire on February 1, 1990. Their respective successors shall be appointed for terms of 6 years from the first day of February of the year of appointment. Each member shall serve until his successor is appointed and qualified.
    The initial term of both of the 2 additional members appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly shall expire on February 1, 2006. Their respective successors shall be appointed for terms of 6 years from the first day of February of the year of appointment. Each member shall serve until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.
    Notwithstanding any action taken to fill the office on an acting, temporary, or other basis, the office of Executive Director of the Commission shall be vacant on January 1, 2019. On and after January 1, 2019, the Governor shall appoint the Executive Director of the Commission for a 4-year term, with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(Source: P.A. 100-1050, eff. 7-1-19.)