(750 ILCS 62/35)
    Sec. 35. Statewide Committee quorum; meetings; compensation.
    (a) A quorum shall consist of 7 of the voting members of the Statewide Committee.
    (b) The first meeting of the Statewide Committee shall occur by January 15, 2022. At the first meeting and at subsequent meetings when terms expire, the voting members shall elect 2 co-chairs and a secretary from among the voting members and may elect any other officers and other officers the voting members deem necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the Statewide Committee.
    (c) The Statewide Committee shall meet at least quarterly each State fiscal year. Additional meetings may be called by the co-chairs, after at least 7 days prior notice to the Statewide Committee members, or upon a written request signed by at least 5 Statewide Committee members to the co-chairs for a meeting request. Meetings may be held by a virtual meeting format during a public health emergency or disaster proclamation declared by the Governor, or at the discretion of the co-chairs.
    (d) The meetings of the Statewide Committee are subject to the Open Meetings Act, except the following shall occur in closed executive sessions not subject to the requirements of the Open Meetings Act:
        (1) discussions about personnel matters, confidential
information as defined by Section 5, or cases eligible for review under Section 70; and
        (2) conducting a domestic violence fatality review.
    (e) The members shall receive no compensation for their service as members of the Statewide Committee, but may receive reimbursement for actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, subject to the availability of funds for that purpose.
(Source: P.A. 102-520, eff. 8-20-21.)