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91_HB2218enr HB2218 Enrolled LRB9102194NTsbA 1 AN ACT to amend the Northeastern Illinois University Law 2 by changing Sections 25-15 and 25-25. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Northeastern Illinois University Law is 6 amended by changing Sections 25-15 and 25-25 as follows: 7 (110 ILCS 680/25-15) 8 Sec. 25-15. Membership; terms; vacancies. The Board 9 shall consist of 9
7voting members who are residents of this 10 State and are appointed by the Governor by and with the 11 advice and consent of the Senate, and, until July 1, 2001, 12 one voting member who is a student at Northeastern Illinois 13 University. The student member serving on the Board on the 14 effective date of this amendatory Act of 1997 shall be a 15 voting student member for the remainder of his or her term on 16 the Board. Beginning on July 1, 2001, and thereafter, the 17 student member of the Board shall be a nonvoting member. 18 Beginning with the 1999-2000 academic year, the student 19 member shall be elected by a campus-wide referendum of all 20 students of the University. The method of selecting the21 student member shall continue to be determined by a22 campus-wide student referendum.The student member shall 23 serve a term of one year beginning on July 1 of each year, 24 except that the student member initially selected under this 25 amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly shall serve a 26 term beginning on the date of his or her selection and 27 expiring on the next succeeding June 30. To be eligible to 28 remain as a student member of the Board, the student member 29 must be a resident of this State, must have and maintain a 30 grade point average that is equivalent to at least 2.5 on a 31 4.0 scale, and must be a full time undergraduate student HB2218 Enrolled -2- LRB9102194NTsbA 1 enrolled at all times during his or her term of office except 2 for that part of the term which follows the completion of the 3 last full regular semester of an academic year and precedes 4 the first full regular semester of the succeeding academic 5 year at the university (sometimes commonly referred to as the 6 summer session or summer school). If a student member 7 serving on the Board fails to continue to meet or maintain 8 the residency, minimum grade point average, or enrollment 9 requirement established by this Section, his or her 10 membership on the Board shall be deemed to have terminated by 11 operation of law. If any member of the Board appointed by the 12 Governor fails to continue to meet or maintain the residency 13 requirement established by this Section, he or she shall 14 resign membership on the Board within 30 days thereafter and, 15 failing submission of this resignation, his or her membership 16 on the Board shall be deemed to have terminated by operation 17 of law. Of the members first appointed by the Governor, 4 18 shall be appointed for terms to expire on the third Monday in 19 January, 1999 and until their successors are appointed and 20 qualified, and 3 shall be appointed for terms to expire on 21 the third Monday in January, 2001 and until their successors 22 are appointed and qualified. The 2 additional members 23 appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent 24 of the Senate, under this amendatory Act of the 91st General 25 Assembly, shall not be from the same political party and 26 shall be appointed for terms to expire on the third Monday in 27 January, 2003 and until their successors are appointed and 28 qualified. Any vacancy in membership existing on January 1, 29 1999 shall be filled by appointment by the Governor, with the 30 advice and consent of the Senate, for a term to expire on the 31 third Monday in January, 2003. If the Senate is not in 32 session on the effective date of this Article, or if a 33 vacancy in an appointive membership occurs at a time when the 34 Senate is not in session, the Governor shall make temporary HB2218 Enrolled -3- LRB9102194NTsbA 1 appointments to fill the vacancy. Members with these 2 temporary appointments shall be deemed qualified to serve 3 upon appointment and shall continue to serve until the next 4 meeting of the Senate when the Governor heshall appoint 5 nominatepersons to fill such memberships, by and with the 6 advice and consent of the Senate, for the remainder of their 7 respective terms. No more than 5 4of the members appointed 8 by the Governor shall be affiliated with the same political 9 party. Upon the expiration of the terms of members appointed 10 by the Governor for other than temporary appointments, their 11 respective successors shall be appointed, by and with the 12 advice and consent of the Senate, for terms of 6 years from 13 the third Monday in January of each odd-numbered year. Any 14 members appointed to the Board shall continue to serve in 15 such capacity until their successors are appointed and 16 qualified. 17 (Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96; 90-630, eff. 7-24-98; 18 90-814, eff. 2-4-99.) 19 (110 ILCS 680/25-25) 20 Sec. 25-25. Officers; meetings. Members of the Board 21 appointed by the Governor shall elect annuallyby secret 22 ballot from their own number a chairperson, who shall serve 23 for a period of 2 years from his or her election and chairman24 who shall preside over meetings of the Board, anda 25 secretary, and other officers that the Board deems necessary. 26 The secretary and other officers shall also serve for a 27 period of 2 years from their election. 28 Meetings of the Board shall be held at least once each 29 quarter on the campus of Northeastern Illinois University at 30 Chicago, Illinois. At all regular meetings of the Board, a 31 majority of its members shall constitute a quorum. The 32 student member shall have all of the privileges of 33 membership, including the right to make and second motions, HB2218 Enrolled -4- LRB9102194NTsbA 1 to attend executive sessions, and until July 1, 2001 to vote 2 on all Board matters except those involving faculty tenure, 3 faculty promotion or any issue on which the student member 4 has a direct conflict of interest. Unless the student member5 is entitled to vote on a measure at a meeting of the Board or6 any of its committees, he or she shall not be considered a7 member for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is8 present at the time that measure is voted upon.No action 9 of the Board shall be invalidated by reason of any vacancies 10 on the Board or by reason of any failure to select a student 11 member. 12 Special meetings of the Board may be called by the 13 chairperson chairmanof the Board or by any 4 3members of 14 the Board. 15 (Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96; 90-630, eff. 7-24-98.) 16 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 17 becoming law.
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