Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 45 ILCS 155/2
- Chambers: A judge's office.
- State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
The 5 members representing the State of Illinois on the Midwestern Higher Education Commission shall consist of the Governor (or his designee) during the tenure of office of the Governor, 2 members of the General Assembly appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate in such manner that such appointees are members of different legislative chambers and different political parties, a member of the Board of Higher Education appointed by majority vote of the members of that Board, and a member of the Illinois Community College Board appointed by majority vote of the members of that Board. Initial appointments under this Section shall be made within 30 days after this Act takes effect, or within 30 days after the Midwestern Higher Education Compact becomes initially effective as provided in paragraph B of Article VI of that Compact, whichever is later. The terms of the members representing the State of Illinois on the Midwestern Higher Education Commission shall be the terms prescribed by paragraph B of Article II of the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, with the members initially appointed by the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board to serve, respectively, terms of 4 years and 2 years. A legislative or at-large member of the Midwestern Higher Education Commission, whose term of service in an elective or appointive State office which qualified him for appointment to the Commission under this Section terminates prior to expiration of the term which he was appointed to serve as a member of the Commission, shall be deemed to have resigned from and created a vacancy on the Commission, which shall be filled by the appropriate appointing authority for the balance of the unexpired term.