WINKEL-ERWIN-BRADY-WIRSING-POE AND MYERS.
HGHR ED-STUDENT MEMBER VOTES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends various Acts relating to the governance of the public
universities in Illinois. Provides that beginning on the effective
date of the amendatory Act and until July 1, 2001 the governing board
of each public university shall have a student member who is entitled
to vote on all Board matters except those involving faculty tenure,
faculty promotion, or an issue on which that student member has a
direct conflict of interest. Provides that beginning July 1, 2001 all
student members of the governing board of a public university shall be
nonvoting members. Adds that a student member who is not entitled to
vote on a measure shall not be considered a member for the purpose of
determining whether a quorum is present at the time that measure is
voted upon. Adds qualifications for selection, designation, and
service as a voting or nonvoting student member of a governing Board.
Provides that for a voting student member whose term begins on July 1,
1998 or on July 1 of either of the 2 succeeding calendar years, the
Governor shall designate that member from a list of candidates
submitted by the Student Trustee Screening Panel. Provides for the
appointment of Panel members and makes other related changes.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause and restores the
provisions deleted, except eliminates those provisions that created
the Student Trustees Screening Panel for the selection of candidates
to serve as the voting member of the governing board of institutions
of higher learning. Provides instead for their selection by
campus-wide student referendum, except that on governing boards with
both voting and nonvoting student members, provides that the voting
student member shall be designated by the Governor from among those
students that are selected by campus wide referendum to serve as
student members of the board. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Bd. of Higher Ed.)
HB 2364, as amended, should have no effect on state revenue or
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0630
Last action date: 98-07-24
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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