(210 ILCS 50/3.200)
    Sec. 3.200. State Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council.
    (a) There shall be established within the Department of Public Health a State Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council, which shall serve as an advisory body to the Department on matters related to this Act.
    (b) Membership of the Council shall include one representative from each EMS Region, to be appointed by each region's EMS Regional Advisory Committee. The Governor shall appoint additional members to the Council as necessary to insure that the Council includes one representative from each of the following categories:
        (1) EMS Medical Director,
        (2) Trauma Center Medical Director,
        (3) Licensed, practicing physician with regular and
frequent involvement in the provision of emergency care,
        (4) Licensed, practicing physician with special
expertise in the surgical care of the trauma patient,
        (5) EMS System Coordinator,
        (6) TNS,
        (7) Paramedic,
        (7.5) A-EMT,
        (8) EMT-I,
        (9) EMT,
        (10) Private vehicle service provider,
        (11) Law enforcement officer,
        (12) Chief of a public vehicle service provider,
        (13) Statewide firefighters' union member affiliated
with a vehicle service provider,
        (14) Administrative representative from a fire
department vehicle service provider in a municipality with a population of over 2 million people;
        (15) Administrative representative from a Resource
Hospital or EMS System Administrative Director.
    (c) Members shall be appointed for a term of 3 years. All appointees shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified.
    (d) The Council shall be provided a 90-day period in which to review and comment, in consultation with the subcommittee to which the rules are relevant, upon all rules proposed by the Department pursuant to this Act, except for rules adopted pursuant to Section 3.190(a) of this Act, rules submitted to the State Trauma Advisory Council and emergency rules adopted pursuant to Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. The 90-day review and comment period may commence upon the Department's submission of the proposed rules to the individual Council members, if the Council is not meeting at the time the proposed rules are ready for Council review. Any non-emergency rules adopted prior to the Council's 90-day review and comment period shall be null and void. If the Council fails to advise the Department within its 90-day review and comment period, the rule shall be considered acted upon.
    (e) Council members shall be reimbursed for reasonable travel expenses incurred during the performance of their duties under this Section.
    (f) The Department shall provide administrative support to the Council for the preparation of the agenda and minutes for Council meetings and distribution of proposed rules to Council members.
    (g) The Council shall act pursuant to bylaws which it adopts, which shall include the annual election of a Chair and Vice-Chair.
    (h) The Director or his designee shall be present at all Council meetings.
    (i) Nothing in this Section shall preclude the Council from reviewing and commenting on proposed rules which fall under the purview of the State Trauma Advisory Council.
(Source: P.A. 98-973, eff. 8-15-14.)