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 Bill Status of SB1758  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  ST BD EDUC-ELECT MEMBERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terri Bryant - Tom Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.2
10 ILCS 5/2A-56 new
10 ILCS 5/10-6from Ch. 46, par. 10-6
10 ILCS 5/10-9from Ch. 46, par. 10-9
10 ILCS 5/22-1from Ch. 46, par. 22-1
10 ILCS 5/22-7from Ch. 46, par. 22-7
105 ILCS 5/1A-1from Ch. 122, par. 1A-1
105 ILCS 5/1A-2from Ch. 122, par. 1A-2
105 ILCS 5/1A-2.1from Ch. 122, par. 1A-2.1
105 ILCS 5/1A-4from Ch. 122, par. 1A-4

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code and the School Code. Provides for 5 new members of the State Board of Education to be elected at the general election in 2024 and every 4 years thereafter (now, the Board consists of 8 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate). Provides that one member shall be elected from each judicial district. Provides that the 5 members shall be elected on a nonpartisan basis. Provides that a petition for nomination of a candidate for member of the Board shall be signed by at least 0.5% of the total number of registered voters in the judicial district. Provides that beginning on the date when the 5 members initially elected take office, a majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum. Makes related changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terri Bryant
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Bennett

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