(520 ILCS 25/30)
Sec. 30. Advisory Committee. The Illinois Habitat Fund Advisory Committee is created. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Director on the use of funds from the Illinois Habitat Fund and on other matters pertaining to the purposes of this Act. The Committee shall consist of: (1) the Chief of Wildlife Resources Division or his designee, (2) the Chief of the Land Management Division or his designee, (3) 3 or more representatives from statewide conservation organizations appointed by the Director, (4) one person who is a landowner in the State of Illinois and who is not affiliated with any other group or organization with representation on the Committee, and (5) 3 or more representatives appointed by the Director who are from nonprofit institutions, corporations, or universities within the State and actively involved in habitat conservation, enhancement, or restoration. The Committee shall review and recommend all allocation of funds from the State Habitat Fund, with the exception of revenue derived from the sale of Sportsmen Series license plates. Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation, but expenses incurred in the performance of their duties shall be reimbursed by the Department. The Committee shall initiate the performance of its duties at the time the corpus of the Habitat Endowment Trust Fund attains a level of $10 million.
(Source: P.A. 89-611, eff. 1-1-97.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015