July 7, 2004

Moratorium on all Business of the Health Facilities Planning Board

Pursuant to its authorizing legislation, “[t]he State [Health Facilities Planning] Board shall meet at least once each quarter, or as often as the Chairman of the State Board deems necessary, or upon the request of a majority of the members.” 20 ILCS 3960/4 (West 2004). The Board most recently met on June 15 and June 16, 2004. In light of recent allegations concerning the propriety of certain Board actions, the Governor hereby imposes a moratorium on all meetings and actions of the Board until the Board is reconstituted by law.

Any questions regarding the implementation of this Order should be directed to the Governor’s Office.