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Public Act 101-0234


 

Public Act 0234 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 101-0234
 
HB0854 EnrolledLRB101 06740 RJF 51767 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The State Fire Marshal Act is amended by
changing Section 3 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 2905/3)  (from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 3)
    Sec. 3. There is created the Illinois Fire Advisory
Commission which shall advise the Office in the exercise of its
powers and duties. The Commission shall be appointed by the
Governor as follows:
    3 professional, fulltime paid firefighters;
    one volunteer firefighter;
    one Fire Protection Engineer who is registered in
    Illinois;
    one person who is a representative of the Fire
    Insurance industry in Illinois; and
    one person who is a representative of a
    registered United States Department of Labor
    apprenticeship program primarily instructing
    in the installation and repair of
    fire extinguishing systems;
    one a licensed operating or stationary engineer who
    has an associate degree in facilities engineering
    technology and has knowledge of the operation and
    maintennce of fire alarm and fire extinguishing
    systems primarily for the life safety of occupants
    in a variety of commercial or residential
    structures; and
    3 persons with an interest in and knowledgeable
    about fire prevention methods.
    In addition, the following shall serve as ex officio
members of the Commission: the Chicago Fire Commissioner, or
his designee; the executive officer, or his designee of each of
the following organizations: the Illinois Fire Chiefs
Association, the Illinois Fire Protection District
Association, the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association, the
Illinois Professional Firefighters Association, the Illinois
Firemen's Association, the Associated Firefighters of
Illinois, the Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors and
the Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois.
    The Governor shall designate, at the time of appointment, 3
members to serve terms expiring on the third Monday in January,
1979; 3 members to serve terms expiring the third Monday in
January, 1980; and 2 members to serve terms expiring the third
Monday in January, 1981. The additional member appointed by the
Governor pursuant to this amendatory Act of 1987 shall serve
for a term expiring the third Monday in January, 1990.
Thereafter, all terms shall be for 3 years. A member shall
serve until his or her successor is appointed and qualified. A
vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term.
    The Governor shall designate one of the appointed members
to be chairman of the Commission.
    Members shall serve without compensation but shall be
reimbursed for their actual reasonable expenses incurred in the
performance of their duties.
(Source: P.A. 85-718.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date.
This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/9/2019