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Title:Campus Sexual Misconduct Climate Surveys, Task Force on
Meeting Information:

​The Task Force shall hold its first meeting as soon as practicable after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly. Administrative and other support for the Task Force shall be provided by the Board of Higher Education.

Function:The Task Force shall develop and recommend to the Board of Higher Education the base survey for distribution to higher education institutions and provide the Board of Higher Education with any related recommendations regarding the content, timing, and application of the base survey. The Task Force shall deliver the base survey and related recommendations, including, but not limited to, recommendations on achieving statistically valid response rates, to the Board of Higher Education no less often than every 2 years and for the first time on or before July 31, 2022. Thereafter, the Task Force shall meet in the year 2024 and in the year 2026 to review the results of the survey and to implement updates and improvements. The Task Force is dissolved after the completion of the 2026 base survey. After the dissolution of the Task Force, the Executive Director of the Board of Higher Education or a designee shall review the base survey every 2 years to consider any feedback that has been received and to implement improvements.
Term:2 year terms on the commencement on the date of appointment.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:Expenses. However, the higher education institution in which a student member is enrolled may compensate that student for participating on the Task Force through a work-study program or by providing a stipend to support the work of the student member.
Composition:The Task Force shall include the following members: (1) the Executive Director of the Board of Higher Education or a designee, who shall serve as chairperson; (2) the Governor or a designee; (3) one member of the Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate; (4) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (5) one member of the Senate, appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; (6) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (7) the Attorney General or a designee; (8) the Director of Public Health or a designee; and (9) the following members appointed by the Governor: (A) one member who is a student attending a public higher education institution in Illinois; (B) one member who is a student attending a private higher education institution in Illinois; (C) one member who is a student attending a community college in Illinois; (D) one member who is a representative of the University of Illinois recommended by the president of the university; (E) one member who is a representative of the Illinois Community College Board; (F) one member who is a representative of private colleges and universities recommended by the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities; (G) 3 members who are representatives of survivors of sexual assault recommended by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault, with one specifically representing survivors in rural communities and one specifically representing survivors in urban communities; (H) one member who is a representative of a non-profit legal services organization that provides legal representation to victims of campus sexual assault in Illinois; (I) one member who is a representative recommended by the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence; (J) one member who is a representative recommended by Equality Illinois; (K) one member who is a representative of an immigrant rights advocacy organization; (L) one member who is a representative recommended by the Every Voice Coalition or any successor organization of the Every Voice Coalition; (M) one member who is a researcher with experience in the development and design of sexual misconduct climate surveys; and (N) one member who is a researcher of statistics, data analytics, or econometrics with experience in higher education survey analysis.
Authority:110 ILCS 155/35

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VACANTGovernorMember
VACANTExecutive Director of the Board of Higher EducationChairperson
VACANTSenate PresidentSenator
VACANTMinority Leader of the SenateMember of the Senate
VACANTMinority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMember of the House of Representatives
VACANTAttorney General, or a designee.Member
VACANTDirector of Public Health Member
VACANTGovernorMember who is a student attending a public higher education institution in Illinois
VACANTGovernorMember who is a student attending a private higher education institution in Illinois
VACANTGovernorMember who is a student attending a community college in Illinois
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of the University of Illinois reccommended by the president of the university
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of the Illinois Community College Board
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of private colleges and universities recommended by the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of survivors of sexual assault recommended by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault - Rural
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of survivors of sexual assault recommended by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault - Urban
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative recommended by the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of an immigrant rights advocacy organization
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative recommended by the Every Voice Coalition or any successor organization of the Every Voice Coalition
VACANTGovernorMember who is a researcher with experience in the development and design of sexual misconduct climate surveys
VACANTGovernorMember who is a researcher of statistics, data analytics, or econometrics with experience in higher education survey analysis
VACANTSpeaker of the HouseRepresentative
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative of survivors of sexual assault recommended by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
VACANTSpeaker of the HouseRepresentative
VACANTGovernorMember who is a representative recommended by Equality Illinois