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Full Text of HB0429  96th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/3/2009, by Rep. Monique D. Davis


110 ILCS 205/3   from Ch. 144, par. 183

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

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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
5 changing Section 3 as follows:
6     (110 ILCS 205/3)  (from Ch. 144, par. 183)
7     Sec. 3. Terms; vacancies.
8     (a) The The members of the Board whose appointments are
9 subject to confirmation by the Senate shall be selected for
10 6-year terms expiring on January 31 of odd numbered years. Of
11 the initial appointees, however, 2 shall be designated by the
12 Governor to serve until January 31, 1963, 3 until January 31,
13 1965, and 3 until January 31, 1967.
14     Of the 2 appointees to be made by the Governor pursuant to
15 this Act as amended by the 75th General Assembly, one shall be
16 designated to serve until January 31, 1971 and one until
17 January 31, 1973.
18     (b) The members of the Board shall continue to serve after
19 the expiration of their terms until their successors have been
20 appointed.
21     (c) Vacancies on the Board in offices appointed by the
22 Governor shall be filled by appointment by the Governor for the
23 unexpired term. If the appointment is subject to Senate



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1 confirmation and the Senate is not in session or is in recess
2 when the appointment is made, the appointee shall serve subject
3 to subsequent Senate approval of the appointment.
4     (d) Each student member shall serve a term of one year
5 beginning on July 1 of each year, except that the student
6 member initially selected under this amendatory Act of the 94th
7 General Assembly shall serve a term beginning on the date of
8 such selection and expiring on the next succeeding June 30.
9     (e) The member of the Board representing public university
10 governing boards and the member of the Board representing
11 private college and university boards of trustees, who are
12 appointed by the Governor but not subject to confirmation by
13 the Senate, shall serve terms of one year beginning on July 1.
14 (Source: P.A. 94-905, eff. 1-1-07.)