(750 ILCS 62/55)
    Sec. 55. Terms of regional review team members; vacancies.
    (a) Terms of the original regional team members shall be staggered as follows: one-half of the initial members of the review team shall serve 2-year terms, and one-half of the initial members shall serve 3-year terms. The initial terms shall be drawn by lot at the first meeting of the review team. Following the initial terms, each member of the review team shall serve 3-year terms. No member shall serve more than 2 consecutive terms. Length of terms of co-chairs, the secretary, and other officers coincide with regional review team membership terms.
    (b) Vacancies shall be filled by individuals who meet the requirements of Section 50 either by an application process or upon the recommendation of a member of the regional review team, and approved by a vote of the majority of the regional review team members. Vacancies occurring during a term shall be filled to complete the current term. Members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until a new member is appointed. Former members are eligible for reappointment after the expiration of at least 12 months following their last date of service.
(Source: P.A. 102-520, eff. 8-20-21.)