(820 ILCS 405/1703) (from Ch. 48, par. 613)
    Sec. 1703. Advisory councils.
    The Director may appoint local or industry advisory councils, composed in each case of an equal number of employer representatives and employee representatives who may fairly be regarded as such because of their vocation, employment, or affiliations, and of such members representing the general public as the Director may designate. The Employment Security Advisory Board and the local councils appointed by the Director pursuant to this Section shall aid the Director in formulating policies and discussing problems related to the administration of this Act and in assuring impartiality and freedom from political influence in the solution of such problems. The Employment Security Advisory Board and such local advisory councils shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for any necessary expenses.
(Source: P.A. 76-1063.)