Rep. Raymond Poe

Filed: 4/18/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2194 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Southern Illinois University Management
5 Act is amended by changing Section 8 as follows:
6     (110 ILCS 520/8)  (from Ch. 144, par. 658)
7     Sec. 8. Powers and Duties of the Board. The Board shall
8 have power and it shall be its duty:
9         1. To make rules, regulations and by-laws, not
10     inconsistent with law, for the government and management of
11     Southern Illinois University and its branches;
12         2. To employ, and, for good cause, to remove a
13     president of Southern Illinois University, and all
14     necessary deans, professors, associate professors,
15     assistant professors, instructors, and other educational
16     and administrative assistants, and all other necessary



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1     employees, and contract with them upon matters relating to
2     tenure, salaries and retirement benefits in accordance
3     with the State Universities Civil Service Act; the Board
4     shall, upon the written request of an employee of Southern
5     Illinois University, withhold from the compensation of
6     that employee any dues, payments or contributions payable
7     by such employee to any labor organization as defined in
8     the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Under such
9     arrangement, an amount shall be withheld from each regular
10     payroll period which is equal to the pro rata share of the
11     annual dues plus any payments or contributions, and the
12     Board shall transmit such withholdings to the specified
13     labor organization within 10 working days from the time of
14     the withholding. Whenever the Board establishes a search
15     committee to fill the position of president of Southern
16     Illinois University, there shall be minority
17     representation, including women, on that search committee;
18         3. To prescribe the course of study to be followed, and
19     textbooks and apparatus to be used at Southern Illinois
20     University;
21         4. To issue upon the recommendation of the faculty,
22     diplomas to such persons as have satisfactorily completed
23     the required studies of Southern Illinois University, and
24     confer such professional and literary degrees as are
25     usually conferred by other institutions of like character
26     for similar or equivalent courses of study, or such as the



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1     Board may deem appropriate;
2         5. To examine into the conditions, management, and
3     administration of Southern Illinois University, to provide
4     the requisite buildings, apparatus, equipment and
5     auxiliary enterprises, and to fix and collect
6     matriculation fees; tuition fees; fees for student
7     activities; fees for student facilities such as student
8     union buildings or field houses or stadium or other
9     recreational facilities; student welfare fees; laboratory
10     fees and similar fees for supplies and material;
11         6. To succeed to and to administer all trusts, trust
12     property, and gifts now or hereafter belonging or
13     pertaining to Southern Illinois University;
14         7. To accept endowments of professorships or
15     departments in the University from any person who may
16     proffer them and, at regular meetings, to prescribe rules
17     and regulations in relation to endowments and declare on
18     what general principles they may be accepted;
19         8. To enter into contracts with the Federal government
20     for providing courses of instruction and other services at
21     Southern Illinois University for persons serving in or with
22     the military or naval forces of the United States, and to
23     provide such courses of instruction and other services;
24         9. To provide for the receipt and expenditures of
25     Federal funds, paid to the Southern Illinois University by
26     the Federal government for instruction and other services



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1     for persons serving in or with the military or naval forces
2     of the United States and to provide for audits of such
3     funds;
4         10. To appoint, subject to the applicable civil service
5     law, persons to be members of the Southern Illinois
6     University Police Department. Members of the Police
7     Department shall be conservators of the peace and as such
8     have all powers possessed by policemen in cities, and
9     sheriffs, including the power to make arrests on view or
10     warrants of violations of state statutes, university rules
11     and regulations and city or county ordinances, except that
12     they may exercise such powers only within counties wherein
13     the university and any of its branches or properties are
14     located when such is required for the protection of
15     university properties and interests, and its students and
16     personnel, and otherwise, within such counties, when
17     requested by appropriate State or local law enforcement
18     officials. However, such officers shall have no power to
19     serve and execute civil processes.
20         The Board must authorize to each member of the Southern
21     Illinois University Police Department and to any other
22     employee of Southern Illinois University exercising the
23     powers of a peace officer a distinct badge that, on its
24     face, (i) clearly states that the badge is authorized by
25     Southern Illinois University and (ii) contains a unique
26     identifying number. No other badge shall be authorized by



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1     Southern Illinois University.
2         (10.5) To conduct health care programs in furtherance
3     of its teaching, research, and public service functions,
4     which shall include without limitation patient and
5     ancillary facilities, institutes, clinics, or offices
6     owned, leased, or purchased through an equity interest by
7     the Board or its appointed designee to carry out such
8     activities in the course of or in support of the Board's
9     academic, clinical, and public service responsibilities.
10         11. To administer a plan or plans established by the
11     clinical faculty of the School of Medicine for the billing,
12     collection and disbursement of charges made by individual
13     faculty members for professional services performed by
14     them in the course of or in support of the faculty's their
15     academic responsibilities, provided that such plan has
16     been first approved by Board action. All such collections
17     shall be deposited into a special fund or funds
18     administered by the Board from which disbursements may be
19     made according to the provisions of said plan. The
20     reasonable costs incurred, by the University,
21     administering the billing, collection and disbursement
22     provisions of a plan shall have first priority for payment
23     before distribution or disbursement for any other purpose.
24     Audited financial statements of the plan or plans must be
25     provided Charges established pursuant to this plan must be
26     itemized in any billing and any amounts collected which are



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1     not used to off-set the cost of operating or maintaining
2     the activity which generated the funds collected, must be
3     accounted for separately. This accounting must clearly
4     show the use and application made of the funds and the
5     Board shall report such accountings for the previous fiscal
6     year to the Legislative Audit Commission annually by
7     December 31 of each fiscal year.
8         The Board of Trustees may own, operate, or govern, by
9     or through the School of Medicine, a managed care community
10     network established under subsection (b) of Section 5-11 of
11     the Illinois Public Aid Code.
12         12. The Board of Trustees may, directly or in
13     cooperation with other institutions of higher education,
14     acquire by purchase or lease or otherwise, and construct,
15     enlarge, improve, equip, complete, operate, control and
16     manage medical research and high technology parks,
17     together with the necessary lands, buildings, facilities,
18     equipment, and personal property therefor, to encourage
19     and facilitate (a) the location and development of business
20     and industry in the State of Illinois, and (b) the
21     increased application and development of technology and
22     (c) the improvement and development of the State's economy.
23     The Board of Trustees may lease to nonprofit corporations
24     all or any part of the land, buildings, facilities,
25     equipment or other property included in a medical research
26     and high technology park upon such terms and conditions as



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1     the Board of Trustees may deem advisable and enter into any
2     contract or agreement with such nonprofit corporations as
3     may be necessary or suitable for the construction,
4     financing, operation and maintenance and management of any
5     such park; and may lease to any person, firm, partnership
6     or corporation, either public or private, any part or all
7     of the land, building, facilities, equipment or other
8     property of such park for such purposes and upon such
9     rentals, terms and conditions as the Board of Trustees may
10     deem advisable; and may finance all or part of the cost of
11     any such park, including the purchase, lease,
12     construction, reconstruction, improvement, remodeling,
13     addition to, and extension and maintenance of all or part
14     of such high technology park, and all equipment and
15     furnishings, by legislative appropriations, government
16     grants, contracts, private gifts, loans, receipts from the
17     operation of such high technology park, rentals and similar
18     receipts; and may make its other facilities and services
19     available to tenants or other occupants of any such park at
20     rates which are reasonable and appropriate.
21     The powers of the Board as herein designated are subject to
22 the Board of Higher Education Act.
23 (Source: P.A. 91-883, eff. 1-1-01; 92-370, eff. 8-15-01.)
24     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25 becoming law.".