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Full Text of SB4026  102nd General Assembly



State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 1/21/2022, by Sen. Laura M. Murphy


110 ILCS 205/2  from Ch. 144, par. 182

    Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning creation of the Board.

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
5changing Section 2 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 205/2)  (from Ch. 144, par. 182)
7    Sec. 2. There is created a Board of Higher Education to
8consist of 16 members as follows: 10 members appointed by the
9the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate;
10one member of a public university governing board, appointed
11by the Governor without the advice and consent of the Senate;
12one member of a private college or university board of
13trustees, appointed by the Governor without the advice and
14consent of the Senate; the chairman of the Illinois Community
15College Board; the chairman of the Illinois Student Assistance
16Commission; and 2 student members selected by the recognized
17advisory committee of students of the Board of Higher
18Education, one of whom must be a non-traditional undergraduate
19student who is at least 24 years old and represents the views
20of non-traditional students, such as a person who is employed
21or is a parent. One of the 10 members appointed by the
22Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
23must be a faculty member at an Illinois public university. The



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1Governor shall designate the Chairman of the Board to serve
2until a successor is designated. No more than 7 of the members
3appointed by the Governor, excluding the Chairman, shall be
4affiliated with the same political party. The 10 members
5appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
6Senate shall be citizens of the State and shall be selected, as
7far as may be practicable, on the basis of their knowledge of,
8or interest or experience in, problems of higher education. If
9the Senate is not in session or is in recess, when appointments
10subject to its confirmation are made, the Governor shall make
11temporary appointments which shall be subject to subsequent
12Senate approval.
13(Source: P.A. 100-167, eff. 1-1-18.)