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(20 ILCS 3980/) Laboratory Review Board Act.

20 ILCS 3980/1

    (20 ILCS 3980/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8001)
    Sec. 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Laboratory Review Board Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-937.)

20 ILCS 3980/2

    (20 ILCS 3980/2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8002)
    Sec. 2. There is hereby created the Laboratory Review Board (hereinafter referred to as the Board), which shall consist of 7 persons, one each appointed by the Director of Agriculture, the Director of Natural Resources, the Secretary of Human Services, the Director of Public Health, the Director of the Illinois State Police, the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Illinois Secretary of Transportation. Members of the Board shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing authorities.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)

20 ILCS 3980/3

    (20 ILCS 3980/3) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8003)
    Sec. 3. (a) The Laboratory Review Board's jurisdiction shall extend to all laboratories operated by or for the executive departments of State government, but shall not extend to laboratories operated by public or private schools, colleges or universities. Nothing, however, shall prohibit the Board from entering into cooperative programs with laboratories outside its jurisdiction.
    (b) With respect to the laboratories under its jurisdiction, the Board shall:
    (1) examine ways to make more efficient use of the State's present laboratory equipment inventory, including sharing of facilities, personnel and equipment;
    (2) examine ways to reduce laboratory backlogs;
    (3) review and comment on the construction, expansion, or renovation of State laboratory facilities exceeding $250,000 and generally plan for future laboratory needs;
    (4) review expenditures for private laboratory testing services which exceed $50,000 to determine whether State laboratories could more cost effectively provide the needed services;
    (5) establish quality assurance requirements for such laboratories, including peer review procedures or other independent evaluation methods;
    (6) facilitate the exchange of information among laboratories;
    (7) develop alternatives for restructuring the State's decentralized laboratory system;
    (8) conduct such other activities as may be necessary to provide for the safe and efficient operation of State laboratories.
(Source: P.A. 86-937.)

20 ILCS 3980/4

    (20 ILCS 3980/4) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8004)
    Sec. 4. The Board shall establish a fee policy governing any charges to be collected for work done in laboratories under its jurisdiction. All such laboratories are hereby authorized to charge reasonable fees in accordance with the policy established by the Board. Such policy shall provide for the waiving of such fees in specified circumstances when it is in the best interest of the State to do so.
(Source: P.A. 86-937.)