|Public Act 100-0131|
|HB2782 Enrolled||LRB100 09358 RJF 19520 b|
AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Employment and Economic Opportunity for
Persons with Disabilities Task Force Act is amended by changing
Section 10 as follows:
(20 ILCS 4095/10)
Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons
with Disabilities Task Force.
(a) The Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons
with Disabilities Task Force is created.
(b) The Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons
with Disabilities Task Force shall be appointed and hold its
first meeting within 90 days after the effective date of this
Act, be convened by the Governor, and operate with
administrative support from the Illinois Department of
(c) The Task Force shall be comprised of the following
representatives of State Government: a high-ranking member of
the Governor's management team, designated by the Governor;
representatives of each division of the Department of Human
Services, designated by the Secretary of Human Services; the
Director of Healthcare and Family Services, or his or her
designee; the Director of Veterans' Affairs or his or her
designee; the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity or
his or her designee; the Director of Employment Security or his
or her designee; the Executive Director of the Illinois Council
on Developmental Disabilities or his or her designee; and the
State Superintendent of Education or his or her designee.
(d) The Task Force shall also consist of no more than 15
public members who shall be appointed by the Governor and who
represent the following constituencies: statewide
organizations that advocate for persons with physical,
developmental and psychiatric disabilities, entities with
expertise in assistive technology devices and services for
persons with disabilities, advocates for veterans with
disabilities, centers for independent living, disability
services providers, organized labor, higher education, the
private sector business community, entities that provide
employment and training services to persons with disabilities,
and at least 5 persons who have a disability.
(e) The Task Force shall be co-chaired by the
representative of the Governor and a public member who shall be
chosen by the other public members of the Task Force.
(f) The Task Force members shall serve voluntarily and
without compensation. Persons with disabilities serving on the
Task Force shall be accommodated to enable them to fully
participate in Task Force activities.
(g) The co-chairs of the Task Force shall extend an
invitation to chairs and minority spokespersons of appropriate
legislative committees to attend all meetings of the Task
Force, and may invite other individuals who are not members of
the Task Force to participate in subcommittees of the Task
Force or to take part in discussions of topics for which those
individuals have particular expertise.
(h) The Task Force shall coordinate its work with existing
State advisory bodies whose work may include employment and
economic opportunity for persons with disabilities.
(Source: P.A. 96-368, eff. 8-13-09; 97-1066, eff. 8-24-12.)
This Act takes effect upon