(225 ILCS 447/50-10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
The Private Detective,
Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Board.
(a) The Private Detective, Private
Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Board shall consist of
13 members appointed by the Secretary and comprised of 2
licensed private detectives, 3 licensed private security
contractors, one licensed private detective or licensed private security contractor who provides canine odor detection services, 2 licensed private alarm contractors, one licensed fingerprint vendor except for the initial appointment who shall be required to have experience in the fingerprint vendor industry that is acceptable to the Department, 2 licensed
locksmiths, one public member who is not licensed or
registered under this Act and who has no connection with a
business licensed under this Act, and one member representing
the employees registered under this Act. Each member shall be
a resident of Illinois. Except for the initial appointment of a licensed fingerprint vendor after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, each licensed member shall have at
least 5 years experience as a licensee in the professional
area in which the person is licensed and be in good standing
and actively engaged in that profession. In making
appointments, the Secretary shall consider the recommendations
of the professionals and the professional organizations
representing the licensees. The membership shall reasonably
reflect the different geographic areas in Illinois.
(b) Members shall serve 4 year terms and may serve until
their successors are appointed. No member shall serve for
more than 2 successive terms. Appointments to fill vacancies
shall be made in the same manner as the original appointments
for the unexpired portion of the vacated term.
(c) A member of the Board may be removed for cause. A
member subject to formal disciplinary proceedings shall
disqualify himself or herself from all Board business until
the charge is resolved. A member also shall disqualify
himself or herself from any matter on which the member cannot
(d) Members shall receive compensation as set by law.
Each member shall receive reimbursement as set by the
Governor's Travel Control Board for expenses incurred in
carrying out the duties as a Board member.
(e) A majority of Board members constitutes a quorum. A
majority vote of the quorum is required for a decision.
(f) The Board shall elect a chairperson and vice
(g) Board members are not liable for their acts,
omissions, decisions, or other conduct in connection with
their duties on the Board, except those determined to be
willful, wanton, or intentional misconduct.
(h) The Board may recommend policies, procedures, and
rules relevant to the administration and enforcement of this
(Source: P.A. 98-253, eff. 8-9-13.)