Bill Status of HB3567 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-CHARTER SCH LIMITATIONS
Rep. Will Guzzardi - Mary E. Flowers, John C. D'Amico, Gregory Harris, Theresa Mah, Luis Arroyo, Kathleen Willis and Camille Y. Lilly
| 4/28/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that no charter shall be granted that would locate a charter school or charter school campus in a zip code in which a public school was closed within 10 school years prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act or that would locate a charter school or charter school campus in a zip code that is contiguous to a zip code in which a public school was closed within 10 school years prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that no charter shall be granted unless the General Assembly has appropriated transition impact aid for the school district where the charter school is to be located. Provides that, for charter schools established on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the board of education in a city having a population exceeding 500,000 shall designate attendance boundaries for those charter schools. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that there is a moratorium on the establishment of new charter schools in financially distressed school districts, including new campuses of existing charter schools, for such a time as the school district meets the definition of a financially distressed school district.
| ||State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)|
| ||This bill does not create a State mandate. |
| ||Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (State Board of Education)|
| ||HB 3567 (H-AM 1) will not have a fiscal impact on the State Board of Education.|