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 Bill Status of HB5717  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-ELEM BD ED

House Sponsors
Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/3/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/9-27 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, in an elementary district that is located entirely within a municipality with less than 50,000 inhabitants, a proposition to require members of the board of education to be appointed by the mayor or president of the municipality, rather than being elected, shall be certified by the secretary of the board of education to the proper election authority if a petition requesting the proposition is signed by electors of the school district numbering not less than 10% of the total vote cast at the last election for mayor or president of the municipality and the petition is filed with the secretary of the board of education. Requires the election authority to submit the proposition at an election in accordance with the Election Code. Specifies the requirement for the form of such a proposition. Provides that if a majority of those voting on the proposition vote in favor of it, all existing terms of the board or education members shall expire on the date of the next regular election of board of education members or when a successor is appointed and qualified, whichever is later, and their successors shall be appointed by the mayor of the municipality for terms of 2 years.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  3/3/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/3/2022HouseFirst Reading
  3/3/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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