Bill Status of HB1731 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-TRUSTEES OF SCHOOLS
Rep. Jim Durkin
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Trustees of Schools Article of the School Code. Provides that the school board of a high school district located in a Class II county school unit may, by proper resolution, withdraw from the jurisdiction and authority of the township treasurer and the trustees of schools of a township in which all or any part of the school district is located. Requires the school board to elect or appoint its own school treasurer. Thereafter, provides that the trustees of schools shall no longer have or exercise any powers and duties with respect to the school district or the school district's business, operations, or assets; requires the township trustees to transfer and deliver to the school board all books and records relating to the school district's business and affairs; and provides that legal title to school buildings and school sites located within the school district shall be deemed transferred by operation of law to and shall vest in the school board. Effective immediately.