Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Illinois Compiled Statutes

 ILCS Listing   Public Acts  Search   Guide   Disclaimer

Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process. Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide.

Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes, statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect. If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes made to the current law.

70 ILCS 210/5.6

    (70 ILCS 210/5.6)
    Sec. 5.6. Marketing agreement.
    (a) The Authority shall enter into a marketing agreement with a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Chicago and recognized by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity as a certified local tourism and convention bureau entitled to receive State tourism grant funds, provided the bylaws of the organization establish a board of the organization that is comprised of 35 members serving 3-year staggered terms, including the following:
        (1) no less than 8 members appointed by the Mayor of
Chicago, to include:
            (A) a Chair of the board of the organization
appointed by the Mayor of the City of Chicago from among the business and civic leaders of Chicago who are not engaged in the hospitality business or who have not served as a member of the Board or as chief executive officer of the Authority; and
            (B) 7 members from among the cultural, economic
development, or civic leaders of Chicago;
        (2) the chairperson of the interim board or Board of
the Authority, or his or her designee;
        (3) a representative from the department in the City
of Chicago that is responsible for the operation of Chicago-area airports;
        (4) a representative from the department in the City
of Chicago that is responsible for the regulation of Chicago-area livery vehicles;
        (5) at least 1, but no more than:
            (A) 5 members from the hotel industry;
            (B) 5 members representing Chicago arts and
cultural institutions or projects;
            (C) 2 members from the restaurant industry;
            (D) 2 members employed by or representing an
entity responsible for a trade show;
            (E) 2 members representing unions;
            (F) 2 members from the attractions industry; and
        (6) the Director of the Illinois Department of
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, ex officio.
    The bylaws of the organization may provide for the appointment of a City of Chicago alderman as an ex officio member, and may provide for other ex officio members who shall serve terms of one year.
    Persons with a real or apparent conflict of interest shall not be appointed to the board. Members of the board of the organization shall not serve more than 2 terms. The bylaws shall require the following: (i) that the Chair of the organization name no less than 5 and no more than 9 members to the Executive Committee of the organization, one of whom must be the chairperson of the interim board or Board of the Authority, and (ii) a provision concerning conflict of interest and a requirement that a member abstain from participating in board action if there is a threat to the independence of judgment created by any conflict of interest or if participation is likely to have a negative effect on public confidence in the integrity of the board.
    (b) The Authority shall notify the Department of Revenue within 10 days after entering into a contract pursuant to this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-898, eff. 5-27-10; 96-899, eff. 5-28-10; 97-1122, eff. 8-27-12.)