Bill Status of HB1732 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. Allows the school board of a high school district located in a Class II county school unit to withdraw from the jurisdiction and authority of the trustees of schools and the township treasurer of a township in which all or any part of the school district is located if the school boards of the underlying elementary school districts whose territory includes all or any part of the territory included within that high school district and whose student population represents at least 50% of the total student population of that high school district consent to the proposed withdrawal. Provides that if consent is received and a resolution is adopted and passed, the school board of the withdrawing school district must 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.