State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced 2/4/2015, by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.


110 ILCS 205/3  from Ch. 144, par. 183

    Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning terms.

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
5changing Section 3 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 205/3)  (from Ch. 144, par. 183)
7    Sec. 3. Terms; vacancies.
8    (a) The The members of the Board whose appointments are
9subject to confirmation by the Senate shall be selected for
106-year terms expiring on January 31 of odd numbered years. Of
11the initial appointees, however, 2 shall be designated by the
12Governor to serve until January 31, 1963, 3 until January 31,
131965, and 3 until January 31, 1967.
14    Of the 2 appointees to be made by the Governor pursuant to
15this Act as amended by the 75th General Assembly, one shall be
16designated to serve until January 31, 1971 and one until
17January 31, 1973.
18    (b) The members of the Board shall continue to serve after
19the expiration of their terms until their successors have been
21    (c) Vacancies on the Board in offices appointed by the
22Governor shall be filled by appointment by the Governor for the
23unexpired term. If the appointment is subject to Senate



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1confirmation and the Senate is not in session or is in recess
2when the appointment is made, the appointee shall serve subject
3to subsequent Senate approval of the appointment.
4    (d) Each student member shall serve a term of one year
5beginning on July 1 of each year, except that the student
6member initially selected under this amendatory Act of the 94th
7General Assembly shall serve a term beginning on the date of
8such selection and expiring on the next succeeding June 30.
9    (e) The member of the Board representing public university
10governing boards and the member of the Board representing
11private college and university boards of trustees, who are
12appointed by the Governor but not subject to confirmation by
13the Senate, shall serve terms of one year beginning on July 1.
14(Source: P.A. 94-905, eff. 1-1-07.)