IL SB1838 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-03 - Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on the number of school districts in this State, the optimal amount of enrollment for a school district, and where reorganization and realignment of school districts would be beneficial in this State; specifies the topics on which the recommendations must focus. Provides that, on or before May 1, 2020, the Commission must vote on its recommendations and submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly. Provides that if the Commission adopts the report recommendations by an affirmative vote of at least 11 of its members, then the Commission's recommendations for reorganization of school districts into unit school districts must be placed on the ballots of the designated school districts in the next general election in the same manner as petitions approved by a regional superintendent of schools, except without financial incentives. Provides that the Commission is dissolved the day after the report is filed with the Governor and the General Assembly. Repeals the provision on February 1, 2021. Makes a conforming change in the Conversion and Formation of School Districts Article. Effective immediately.

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Title

SCH DISTRICT EFFICIENCY COMM

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-03SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
2019-07-03SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
2019-07-03SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
2019-04-22SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
2019-04-12SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2019-04-12SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Education
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Education
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-003-000
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-002-001
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Education
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
2019-04-09SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
2019-04-09SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2019-04-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
2019-04-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2019-04-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
2019-04-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2019-04-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2019-04-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2019-04-04SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak
2019-04-04SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2019-03-19SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
2019-03-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2019
2019-03-12SenateDo Pass Education; 014-000-000
2019-02-27SenateAssigned to Education
2019-02-15SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-02-15SenateFirst Reading
2019-02-15SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105511E-135Amended CodeCitation Text
105511E-140New CodeSee Bill Text

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