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Full Text of HB2194  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Southern Illinois University Management Act
5 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
17     employees, and contract with them upon matters relating to
18     tenure, salaries and retirement benefits in accordance
19     with the State Universities Civil Service Act; the Board
20     shall, upon the written request of an employee of Southern
21     Illinois University, withhold from the compensation of
22     that employee any dues, payments or contributions payable
23     by such employee to any labor organization as defined in



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1     the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Under such
2     arrangement, an amount shall be withheld from each regular
3     payroll period which is equal to the pro rata share of the
4     annual dues plus any payments or contributions, and the
5     Board shall transmit such withholdings to the specified
6     labor organization within 10 working days from the time of
7     the withholding. Whenever the Board establishes a search
8     committee to fill the position of president of Southern
9     Illinois University, there shall be minority
10     representation, including women, on that search committee;
11         3. To prescribe the course of study to be followed, and
12     textbooks and apparatus to be used at Southern Illinois
13     University;
14         4. To issue upon the recommendation of the faculty,
15     diplomas to such persons as have satisfactorily completed
16     the required studies of Southern Illinois University, and
17     confer such professional and literary degrees as are
18     usually conferred by other institutions of like character
19     for similar or equivalent courses of study, or such as the
20     Board may deem appropriate;
21         5. To examine into the conditions, management, and
22     administration of Southern Illinois University, to provide
23     the requisite buildings, apparatus, equipment and
24     auxiliary enterprises, and to fix and collect
25     matriculation fees; tuition fees; fees for student
26     activities; fees for student facilities such as student



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1     union buildings or field houses or stadium or other
2     recreational facilities; student welfare fees; laboratory
3     fees and similar fees for supplies and material;
4         6. To succeed to and to administer all trusts, trust
5     property, and gifts now or hereafter belonging or
6     pertaining to Southern Illinois University;
7         7. To accept endowments of professorships or
8     departments in the University from any person who may
9     proffer them and, at regular meetings, to prescribe rules
10     and regulations in relation to endowments and declare on
11     what general principles they may be accepted;
12         8. To enter into contracts with the Federal government
13     for providing courses of instruction and other services at
14     Southern Illinois University for persons serving in or with
15     the military or naval forces of the United States, and to
16     provide such courses of instruction and other services;
17         9. To provide for the receipt and expenditures of
18     Federal funds, paid to the Southern Illinois University by
19     the Federal government for instruction and other services
20     for persons serving in or with the military or naval forces
21     of the United States and to provide for audits of such
22     funds;
23         10. To appoint, subject to the applicable civil service
24     law, persons to be members of the Southern Illinois
25     University Police Department. Members of the Police
26     Department shall be conservators of the peace and as such



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1     have all powers possessed by policemen in cities, and
2     sheriffs, including the power to make arrests on view or
3     warrants of violations of state statutes, university rules
4     and regulations and city or county ordinances, except that
5     they may exercise such powers only within counties wherein
6     the university and any of its branches or properties are
7     located when such is required for the protection of
8     university properties and interests, and its students and
9     personnel, and otherwise, within such counties, when
10     requested by appropriate State or local law enforcement
11     officials. However, such officers shall have no power to
12     serve and execute civil processes.
13         The Board must authorize to each member of the Southern
14     Illinois University Police Department and to any other
15     employee of Southern Illinois University exercising the
16     powers of a peace officer a distinct badge that, on its
17     face, (i) clearly states that the badge is authorized by
18     Southern Illinois University and (ii) contains a unique
19     identifying number. No other badge shall be authorized by
20     Southern Illinois University.
21         (10.5) To conduct health care programs in furtherance
22     of its teaching, research, and public service functions,
23     which shall include without limitation patient and
24     ancillary facilities, institutes, clinics, or offices
25     owned, leased, or purchased through an equity interest by
26     the Board or its appointed designee to carry out such



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1     activities in the course of or in support of the Board's
2     academic, clinical, and public service responsibilities.
3         11. To administer a plan or plans established by the
4     clinical faculty of the School of Medicine for the billing,
5     collection and disbursement of charges made by individual
6     faculty members for professional services performed by
7     them in the course of or in support of the faculty's their
8     academic responsibilities, provided that such plan has
9     been first approved by Board action. All such collections
10     shall be deposited into a special fund or funds
11     administered by the Board from which disbursements may be
12     made according to the provisions of said plan. The
13     reasonable costs incurred, by the University,
14     administering the billing, collection and disbursement
15     provisions of a plan shall have first priority for payment
16     before distribution or disbursement for any other purpose.
17     Audited financial statements of the plan or plans must be
18     provided Charges established pursuant to this plan must be
19     itemized in any billing and any amounts collected which are
20     not used to off-set the cost of operating or maintaining
21     the activity which generated the funds collected, must be
22     accounted for separately. This accounting must clearly
23     show the use and application made of the funds and the
24     Board shall report such accountings for the previous fiscal
25     year to the Legislative Audit Commission annually by
26     December 31 of each fiscal year.



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1         The Board of Trustees may own, operate, or govern, by
2     or through the School of Medicine, a managed care community
3     network established under subsection (b) of Section 5-11 of
4     the Illinois Public Aid Code.
5         12. The Board of Trustees may, directly or in
6     cooperation with other institutions of higher education,
7     acquire by purchase or lease or otherwise, and construct,
8     enlarge, improve, equip, complete, operate, control and
9     manage medical research and high technology parks,
10     together with the necessary lands, buildings, facilities,
11     equipment, and personal property therefor, to encourage
12     and facilitate (a) the location and development of business
13     and industry in the State of Illinois, and (b) the
14     increased application and development of technology and
15     (c) the improvement and development of the State's economy.
16     The Board of Trustees may lease to nonprofit corporations
17     all or any part of the land, buildings, facilities,
18     equipment or other property included in a medical research
19     and high technology park upon such terms and conditions as
20     the Board of Trustees may deem advisable and enter into any
21     contract or agreement with such nonprofit corporations as
22     may be necessary or suitable for the construction,
23     financing, operation and maintenance and management of any
24     such park; and may lease to any person, firm, partnership
25     or corporation, either public or private, any part or all
26     of the land, building, facilities, equipment or other



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