(820 ILCS 305/4a-4) (from Ch. 48, par. 138.4a-4)
    Sec. 4a-4. The Self-Insurers Advisory Board shall possess all powers necessary and convenient to accomplish the objects prescribed by this Act, including but not limited to the following:
    (a) The Board shall make such bylaws, rules, regulations and resolutions as are necessary to carry out its responsibilities. The Board may carry out its responsibilities directly or by contract or other instrument, and may purchase such services and collect and borrow such funds as it deems necessary to effectuate its activities and protect the members of the Board and its employees. The Board shall appoint, retain and employ such persons as it deems necessary to achieve the purposes of the Board. The Chairman shall be the chief administrative officer of the Board, and he or she shall have general supervisory authority over all employees of the Board. Designated employees shall be subject to the Illinois Personnel Code. All expenses incurred pursuant to this provision shall be paid from the Self-Insurers Administration Fund. Each private self-insurer applying for self-insurance and for renewal of the self-insurance privilege shall pay with its application a non-refundable application fee in the amount of $500, which shall be deposited upon receipt by the Commission into the Self-Insurers Administration Fund and used only for the purposes set forth in this Section. An application fee shall be required of each corporation and each and every corporate subsidiary.
    (b) The Board shall meet no less than quarterly and shall meet at other times upon the call of the Chairman, issued to the Trustees in writing no less than 48 hours prior to the day and hour of the meeting, or upon a request for a meeting presented in writing to the Chairman no less than 72 hours prior to the proposed day and hour of the meeting and signed by at least a majority of the Trustees, whereupon the Chairman shall provide notice issued in writing to the Trustees no less than 48 hours prior to the meeting and shall convene the meeting at the time and place stated in the request.
    (c) Four Trustees shall constitute a quorum to transact business at any meeting, and the affirmative vote of four Trustees shall be necessary for any action taken by the Board. No vacancy shall otherwise impair the rights of the remaining Trustees to exercise all of the powers of the Board.
    (d) The Board shall serve without compensation, but each member shall be entitled to be reimbursed for necessary and actual expenses incurred in the discharge of his official duties.
    (e) The Board shall have the right to sue and be sued in the name of the Commission.
(Source: P.A. 85-1385.)