(305 ILCS 5/12-4.20d) (from Ch. 23, par. 12-4.20d)
    Sec. 12-4.20d. Appointment of Social Services Advisory Council. Appoint the Social Services Advisory Council, to be composed of 30 members, which shall include a balanced representation of recipients, services providers, local governmental units, community and welfare advocacy groups, academia and the general public. The Council shall advise the Illinois Department regarding all aspects of assistance delivered or contracted for under Articles III, IV, VI and IX of this Code and other areas as deemed appropriate by the Director. In appointing the first Council, the Director shall name 15 members to 2 year terms and 15 members to 4 year terms, all of whom shall be appointed within 6 months of the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1991. All members appointed thereafter shall serve 4 year terms. Members shall serve without compensation other than reimbursement of expenses actually incurred in the performance of their official duties. At its first meeting, the Council shall select a chair from among its members. The Council shall meet at least quarterly and at other times at the call of the chair.
(Source: P.A. 87-685.)