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Illinois Statutes Chapter 20. Executive Branch § 2410/8. Department Duties

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§ 8. Department Duties. In order that the Blind Services Planning Council may function efficiently and provide a meaningful service, the Department shall:

(a) provide adequate space for meetings in a convenient location;

(b) provide sufficient clerical service;

(c) provide adequate and secure storage for records;

(d) make all records pertaining to the Bureau available to the Council except those governed by confidentiality because of their being related to a specific client;

(e) select the Bureau Director with full consideration given to a list of candidates recommended by the Council;

(f) submit no budget without having involved the Council and having submitted the final draft for its review;

(g) institute no major policy or program changes affecting blind or visually impaired persons without first consulting the Council;

(h) reimburse expenses for members of the Council for Council meetings;

(i) reimburse Council members for actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties;

(j) cooperate with the Council in generating recommendations for new program initiatives;

(k) reimburse expenses for members of sub-committees and ad hoc committees;

(l) support the Council in a strong advocacy and outreach role;

(m) give full faith and credit to the work and recommendations of the Council.

Cite this article: - Illinois Statutes Chapter 20. Executive Branch § 2410/8. Department Duties - last updated January 01, 2019 |

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