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Public Act 095-0116




Public Act 095-0116
SB0401 Enrolled LRB095 05210 NHT 25285 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Public Community College Act is amended by
changing Section 3-8 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 805/3-8)  (from Ch. 122, par. 103-8)
    Sec. 3-8. Following each election and canvass, the new
board shall hold its organizational meeting on or before the
28th day after the election, except that in 1999, 2001, and
2003 (except District #522) the board shall organize within 14
days after the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November
in each of those 3 years. In 2003 in District #522, the new
board shall hold its organizational meeting on or before the
14th day after the consolidated election. If the election is
the initial election ordered by the regional superintendent,
the organizational meeting shall be convened by the regional
superintendent, who shall preside over the meeting until the
election for chairman, vice chairman and secretary of board is
completed. At all other organizational meetings, the chairman
of the board, or, in his or her absence, the president of the
community college or acting chief executive officer of the
college shall convene the new board, and conduct the election
for chairman, vice chairman and secretary. The board shall then
proceed with its organization under the newly elected board
officers, and shall fix a time and place for its regular
meetings. It shall then than enter upon the discharge of its
duties. Public notice of the schedule of regular meetings for
the next calendar year, as set at the organizational meeting,
must be given at the beginning of that calendar year. The terms
of board office shall be 2 years, except that the board by
resolution may establish a policy for the terms of office to be
one year, and provide for the election of officers for the
remaining one year period. Terms of members are subject to
Section 2A-54 of the Election Code.
    Special meetings of the board may be called by the chairman
or by any 3 members of the board by giving notice thereof in
writing stating the time, place and purpose of the meeting.
Such notice may be served by mail 48 hours before the meeting
or by personal service 24 hours before the meeting.
    At each regular and special meeting which is open to the
public, members of the public and employees of the community
college district shall be afforded time, subject to reasonable
constraints, to comment to or ask questions of the board.
(Source: P.A. 92-1, eff. 3-30-01; 93-847, eff. 7-30-04.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 8/13/2007