(820 ILCS 80/20)
Composition of the Board.
There is created the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board.
(a) The Board shall consist of the following 7 members:
(1) the State Treasurer, or his or her designee, who
(2) the State Comptroller, or his or her designee;
(3) the Director of the Governor's Office of
Management and Budget, or his or her designee;
(4) two public representatives with expertise in
retirement savings plan administration or investment, or both, appointed by the Governor;
(5) a representative of participating employers,
appointed by the Governor; and
(6) a representative of enrollees, appointed by the
(b) Members of the Board shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for necessary travel expenses incurred in connection with their Board duties from funds appropriated for the purpose.
(c) The initial appointments for the Governor's appointees shall be as follows: one public representative for 4 years; one public representative for 2 years; the representative of participating employers for 3 years; and the representative of enrollees for 1 year. Thereafter, all of the Governor's appointees shall be for terms of 4 years.
(d) A vacancy in the term of an appointed Board member shall be filled for the balance of the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment.
(e) Each appointment by the Governor shall be subject to approval by the State Treasurer, who, upon approval, shall certify his or her approval to the Secretary of State. Each appointment by the Governor shall also be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. In case of a vacancy during a recess of the Senate, the Governor shall make a temporary appointment until the next meeting of the Senate, at which time the Governor shall appoint some person to fill the office. If the State Treasurer does not approve or disapprove the appointment by the Governor within 60 session days after receipt thereof, the person shall be deemed to have been approved by the State Treasurer. Any appointment that has not been acted upon by the Senate within 60 session days after the receipt thereof shall be deemed to have received the advice and consent of the Senate.
(f) Each Board member, prior to assuming office, shall take an oath that he or she will diligently and honestly administer the affairs of the Board and that he or she will not knowingly violate or willingly permit to be violated any of the provisions of law applicable to the Program. The oath shall be certified by the officer before whom it is taken and immediately filed in the office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 98-1150, eff. 6-1-15