Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 70/2

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
     The presiding officer of the county board, with the advice and consent of the county board may appoint some suitable person to have charge of such work of restoration, who shall report his activities to the county board from time to time as it may direct, and shall receive no compensation for his services.