(20 ILCS 2305/8.4)
    Sec. 8.4. Immunization Advisory Committee. The Director of Public Health shall appoint an Immunization Advisory Committee to advise the Director on immunization issues. The Director shall take into consideration any comments or recommendations made by the Advisory Committee. The Immunization Advisory Committee shall be composed of the following members with knowledge of immunization issues: a pediatrician, a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, a family physician, an infectious disease specialist from a university based center, 2 representatives of a local health department, a registered nurse, a school nurse, a public health provider, a public health officer or administrator, a representative of a children's hospital, 2 representatives of immunization advocacy organizations, a representative from the State Board of Education, a person with expertise in bioterrorism issues, and any other individuals or organization representatives designated by the Director. The Director shall designate one of the Advisory Committee members to serve as the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee.
(Source: P.A. 92-561, eff. 6-24-02.)