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92_HB1710 LRB9206359MWdv 1 AN ACT concerning hospital districts. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Hospital District Law is amended by 5 changing Section 13 as follows: 6 (70 ILCS 910/13) (from Ch. 23, par. 1263) 7 Sec. 13. Qualification and removal of directors. 8 (a) The qualification of individuals to serve on the 9 board of directors of any Hospital District shall be 10 determined in accordance with Sections 3 and 3.2 of the 11 Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act. 12 (a-5) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), 13 at least one member of the board of directors may be a member 14 of a district hospital medical staff. 15 (a-10) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), 16 an interested director may provide materials, merchandise, 17 property, services, or labor to a hospital district subject 18 to the following conditions: 19 (1) the interested director must publicly disclose 20 the nature and extent of his or her interest prior to and 21 during deliberations on the award of the proposed 22 contract; 23 (2) the interested director must abstain from 24 voting on the award of the contract, although he or she 25 may be considered present for the purposes of 26 establishing a quorum; 27 (3) the contract must be approved by a majority of 28 the directors holding office at the time the contract is 29 approved; 30 (4) the board of directors must make a specific 31 finding that there is no reasonable alternative source -2- LRB9206359MWdv 1 for the needed materials, merchandise, property, 2 services, or labor in the ordinance or resolution 3 approving the contract; and 4 (5) the board of directors must make a specific 5 finding that the contract represents the fair market 6 value of the materials, merchandise, property, services, 7 or labor in the ordinance or resolution approving the 8 contract. 9 (b) Should it appear to the appointing authority that 10 any member of the board of directors of a Hospital District 11 may be disqualified, guilty of misconduct or malfeasance in 12 office or unwilling or unable to act, the appointing 13 authority shall notify the member of that fact in writing and 14 it shall then be the duty of the member to show cause why he 15 should not be removed from office. Any such person shall be 16 given a hearing by the circuit court and, after such hearing, 17 if the circuit court finds such a charge should be sustained, 18 it shall remove the person so charged from office, and a 19 vacancy shall thereupon exist for the unexpired term of such 20 office. 21 (Source: P.A. 90-197, eff. 1-1-98.) 22 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 23 becoming law.
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