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91_HB2218eng HB2218 Engrossed 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. A student member 28 may serve only for one term. To be eligible to remain as a 29 student member of the Board, the student member must be a 30 resident of this State, must have and maintain a grade point 31 average that is equivalent to at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, HB2218 Engrossed -2- LRB9102194NTsbA 1 and must be a full time undergraduate student enrolled at all 2 times during his or her term of office except for that part 3 of the term which follows the completion of the last full 4 regular semester of an academic year and precedes the first 5 full regular semester of the succeeding academic year at the 6 university (sometimes commonly referred to as the summer 7 session or summer school). If a student member serving on 8 the Board fails to continue to meet or maintain the 9 residency, minimum grade point average, or enrollment 10 requirement established by this Section, his or her 11 membership on the Board shall be deemed to have terminated by 12 operation of law. If any member of the Board appointed by the 13 Governor fails to continue to meet or maintain the residency 14 requirement established by this Section, he or she shall 15 resign membership on the Board within 30 days thereafter and, 16 failing submission of this resignation, his or her membership 17 on the Board shall be deemed to have terminated by operation 18 of law. Of the members first appointed by the Governor, 4 19 shall be appointed for terms to expire on the third Monday in 20 January, 1999 and until their successors are appointed and 21 qualified, and 3 shall be appointed for terms to expire on 22 the third Monday in January, 2001 and until their successors 23 are appointed and qualified. The 2 additional members 24 appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent 25 of the Senate, under this amendatory Act of the 91st General 26 Assembly, shall not be from the same political party and 27 shall be appointed for terms to expire on the third Monday in 28 January, 2003 and until their successors are appointed and 29 qualified. Any vacancy in membership existing on January 1, 30 1999 shall be filled by appointment by the Governor, with the 31 advice and consent of the Senate, for a term to expire on the 32 third Monday in January, 2003. If the Senate is not in 33 session on the effective date of this Article, or if a 34 vacancy in an appointive membership occurs at a time when the HB2218 Engrossed -3- LRB9102194NTsbA 1 Senate is not in session, the Governor shall make temporary 2 appointments to fill the vacancy. Members with these 3 temporary appointments shall be deemed qualified to serve 4 upon appointment and shall continue to serve until the next 5 meeting of the Senate when the Governor heshall appoint 6 nominatepersons to fill such memberships, by and with the 7 advice and consent of the Senate, for the remainder of their 8 respective terms. No more than 5 4of the members appointed 9 by the Governor shall be affiliated with the same political 10 party. Upon the expiration of the terms of members appointed 11 by the Governor for other than temporary appointments, their 12 respective successors shall be appointed, by and with the 13 advice and consent of the Senate, for terms of 6 years from 14 the third Monday in January of each odd-numbered year. Any 15 members appointed to the Board shall continue to serve in 16 such capacity until their successors are appointed and 17 qualified. 18 (Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96; 90-630, eff. 7-24-98; 19 90-814, eff. 2-4-99.) 20 (110 ILCS 680/25-25) 21 Sec. 25-25. Officers; meetings. Members of the Board 22 appointed by the Governor shall elect annuallyby secret 23 ballot from their own number a chairperson, who shall serve 24 for a period of 2 years from his or her election and chairman25 who shall preside over meetings of the Board, anda 26 secretary, and other officers that the Board deems necessary. 27 The secretary and other officers shall also serve for a 28 period of 2 years from their election. 29 Meetings of the Board shall be held at least once each 30 quarter on the campus of Northeastern Illinois University at 31 Chicago, Illinois. At all regular meetings of the Board, a 32 majority of its members shall constitute a quorum. The 33 student member shall have all of the privileges of HB2218 Engrossed -4- LRB9102194NTsbA 1 membership, including the right to make and second motions, 2 to attend executive sessions, and until July 1, 2001 to vote 3 on all Board matters except those involving faculty tenure, 4 faculty promotion or any issue on which the student member 5 has a direct conflict of interest. Unless the student member6 is entitled to vote on a measure at a meeting of the Board or7 any of its committees, he or she shall not be considered a8 member for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is9 present at the time that measure is voted upon.No action 10 of the Board shall be invalidated by reason of any vacancies 11 on the Board or by reason of any failure to select a student 12 member. 13 Special meetings of the Board may be called by the 14 chairperson chairmanof the Board or by any 4 3members of 15 the Board. 16 (Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96; 90-630, eff. 7-24-98.) 17 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 18 becoming law.
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