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20 ILCS 1128/5-5

    (20 ILCS 1128/5-5)
    Sec. 5-5. Council. The Illinois Geographic Information Council, hereinafter called the "Council", is created within the Department of Natural Resources.
    The Council shall consist of 17 voting members, as follows: the Illinois Secretary of State, the Illinois Secretary of Transportation, the Directors of the Illinois Departments of Agriculture, Central Management Services, Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Nuclear Safety, Public Health, Natural Resources, and Revenue, the Directors of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the President of the University of Illinois, the Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission, plus 4 members of the General Assembly, one each appointed by the Speaker and Minority Leader of the House and the President and Minority Leader of the Senate. An ex officio voting member may designate another person to carry out his or her duties on the Council.
    In addition to the above members, the Governor may appoint up to 10 additional voting members, representing local, regional, and federal agencies, professional organizations, academic institutions, public utilities, and the private sector.
    Members appointed by the Governor shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06; 94-961, eff. 6-27-06.)