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Illinois Statutes Chapter 45. Interstate Compacts § 185/5-20. Members

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§ 5-20. Members.

(a) The bridge authority shall be composed of the following individuals:

(1) Three members appointed by the Governor, no more than 2 of whom may be from the same political party.

(2) One member appointed by the White County Board.

(3) One member appointed by the Mayor of Phillipstown.

(b) If the bridge authority:

(1) forms a joint bridge authority between:

(A) the State and Indiana; or

(B) the State and an Indiana entity; or

(2) enters into an agreement with an Indiana entity to jointly act in implementing this Act;

then the joint bridge authority may determine the membership and term of office for any bridge authority member representing Indiana or an Indiana entity.

(c) Each bridge authority member, before beginning the member's duties, shall execute a bond payable to the State. The bond must:

(1) be in the sum of $15,000;

(2) be conditioned upon the member's faithful performance of the duties of the member's office; and

(3) account for all moneys and property that may come into the member's possession or under the member's control.

The cost of the bond shall be paid by the bridge authority upon securing of funding.

(d) If a member ceases to be qualified under this Section, the member forfeits the member's office.

(e) Bridge authority members are not entitled to salaries but may seek reimbursement for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties upon securing of funding.

Cite this article: - Illinois Statutes Chapter 45. Interstate Compacts § 185/5-20. Members - last updated January 01, 2022 |

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