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SCHOOLS
(105 ILCS 5/) School Code.

105 ILCS 5/32-4.9

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.9) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.9)
    Sec. 32-4.9. Powers and duties of board members.
    All rights, powers and duties heretofore exercised by and devolved upon the members of the city council, as ex-officio member of the board of education, or school directors, shall devolve upon and be exercised by the members of the board of education and school directors appointed under the provisions of this Article.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.10

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.10) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.10)
    Sec. 32-4.10. Amount to be raised-Tax levy. In all school districts to which Sections 32-3 to 32-4.11, inclusive, apply the school boards shall annually, before August 1, certify to the city council under the signatures of the president and secretary of the board, the amount of money required to be raised by taxation for school purposes in the district for the ensuing year, and the city council shall thereupon cause the amount to be levied and collected in the manner now provided by law for the levy and collection of taxes for school purposes in the district, but the amount to be so levied and collected shall not exceed the amount now allowed to be collected for school purposes by this Act. When such taxes have been collected and paid over to the treasurer of the city or school district, as may be provided by the terms of the Act under which the district has been organized, such funds shall be paid out only on the order of the board of education or school directors, signed by the president and secretary.
(Source: P.A. 84-550.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.10a

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.10a)
    Sec. 32-4.10a. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 77-4. Repealed by P.A. 94-1105, eff. 6-1-07.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.11

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.11) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.11)
    Sec. 32-4.11. Tax anticipation warrants. Whenever there is no money in the hands of the treasurer of any school district to which Sections 32-2 to 32-4.11, inclusive, shall apply, to defray the necessary expenses of such district, including amounts necessary to pay maturing principal and interest of bonds, it is lawful for the school board of the district to draw and issue warrants against and in anticipation of any taxes already levied for the payment of the necessary expenses of the district, either for transportation, educational or for all operations, building and maintenance purposes, or for payments to the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, or for the payment of maturing principal and interest of bonds, as the case may be, to the extent of 85% of the total amount of any such taxes levied. The warrants shall show upon their face that they are payable solely from said taxes when collected, and shall be received by any collector of taxes in payment of the taxes against which they are issued. The taxes against which the warrants are drawn shall be set apart and held for their payment. Every warrant shall bear interest, payable only out of the taxes against which it shall be drawn, at a rate not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, if issued before January 1, 1972 and not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, if issued after January 1, 1972, from the date of its issuance until paid, or until notice is given by publication in a newspaper or otherwise that the money for its payment is available and that it will be paid upon presentation.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1989, it is and always has been the intention of the General Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 86-4.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.12

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.12) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.12)
    Sec. 32-4.12. Sale of real estate-Use of proceeds.
    The board of education of any special charter district may sell and dispose of any real estate conveyed to it by any city for school purposes and use the proceeds derived from the sale thereof for school building purposes or for the purchase of other real estate for such purposes.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.13

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.13) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.13)
    Sec. 32-4.13. Eminent domain.
    Whenever any school district existing by virtue of any special charter and governed by any or all such special charter or special school laws of this State, and having a population of fewer than 500,000 inhabitants, requires any lot or parcel of land situated within the district for a site for a school building or for an addition to any school building already erected and used for school purposes, or requires any lot or parcel of land situated within such school district for the purpose of a playground for school children, and the compensation for such lot or parcel of land cannot be agreed upon between the owner or owners of such lot or parcel of land and the corporate authority managing and controlling the public schools of such district it is lawful for the corporate authority of the district to acquire such lot or parcel of land and have the compensation to be paid therefor determined in the manner provided by law for the exercise of the right of eminent domain.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.14

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.14) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.14)
    Sec. 32-4.14. Issuance of orders.
    The corporate authorities of any special charter district having a population of less than 500,000 may issue and deliver at least once each month to the teachers and employees of the district orders on the treasurer of the district in payment of their salaries. Such orders shall state the rate of compensation and time for which the teacher or employee is paid and an order so issued, properly endorsed and paid in full shall be sufficient receipt for the purpose of this and the succeeding section. The corporate authorities shall issue no order except an order for the payment of wages of teachers and employees unless at the time of its issuance there are sufficient funds in the hands of the treasurer to pay it.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.15

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.15) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.15)
    Sec. 32-4.15. Form of orders.
    Every order issued by the corporate authorities of a district as described in Section 32-4.14 shall state for what purpose and on what account it is issued, and shall be in the following form:
STATE OF ILLINOIS
$.......                                            No. ....
    To the Treasurer of .... School District, .... County, Illinois.
    Pay to the order of .... the sum of .... Dollars ($....) for .....
    By order of the Board of Education (or Board of School Inspectors) of .... School District, .... County, Illinois.
....(President)
....(Clerk)
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)

105 ILCS 5/32-4.16

    (105 ILCS 5/32-4.16) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-4.16)
    Sec. 32-4.16. Cities, villages and towns-Levy made by board of education. Where a school district was organized as a special charter district of a city, village, or town, and where such district has an elective board of education of either 5 or 7 members, and of which board the mayor of the city, village or town is not ex officio a member, it is not necessary for such board of education to present an annual financial report to the city, village or town council, or board of trustees, nor a statement as to the amount of money necessary to be raised by taxation for school purposes for the ensuing school year and the council or board of trustees, as the case may be, shall not make the levy for school purposes but the board of education shall make the levy for school purposes for such district.
    The certificate of such levy shall be made at the time and, as near as may be, in the form and manner provided in Section 17-11.
(Source: P.A. 77-490.)

105 ILCS 5/32-5

    (105 ILCS 5/32-5) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-5)
    Sec. 32-5. Bond issues - district boundaries coextensive with city. For the purpose of building or repairing schoolhouses or purchasing or improving school sites, including the purchase of school sites outside the boundaries of the school district and building school buildings thereon as provided by Section 10-20.10 of this Act, any special charter district governed by a special charter, and special or general school laws, whose boundaries are coextensive with or greater than the boundaries of any incorporated city, town or village, where authorized by a majority of all the votes cast on the proposition may borrow money and as evidence of the indebtedness, may issue bonds in denominations of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000, for a term not to exceed 20 years bearing interest at a rate not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, payable annually, semi-annually, or quarterly, signed by the president and secretary of the school board of the district; provided, that the amount borrowed shall not exceed, including existing indebtedness, 5% of the taxable property of such school district, as ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes previous to incurring such indebtedness.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after June 6, 1989 (the effective date of Public Act 86-4), it is and always has been the intention of the General Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)

105 ILCS 5/32-5.1

    (105 ILCS 5/32-5.1) (from Ch. 122, par. 32-5.1)
    Sec. 32-5.1. Registration, numbering and countersigning. All bonds authorized by Section 32-5, before being issued, negotiated and sold, shall be registered, numbered and countersigned by the treasurer of the school district. The registration shall be made in a book in which shall be entered the record of the election authorizing the school district to issue bonds, and a description of the bonds issued, including the number, date, amount, rate of interest and when payable.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)