Bill Status of HB5122 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-SCHOOL MANDATES
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Defines terms. Provides that no school district is obligated to comply with any mandate in any school year in which the school district is designated as a Tier 3 or Tier 4 organizational unit with specified exceptions. Provides that before discontinuing or modifying a mandate, the school district shall conduct a public hearing separate from a regular school board meeting. Provides notice requirements for the public hearing. Provides that the discontinuation and modification of a mandate shall not be more than 5 years and while the school district is still designated as either Tier 3 or Tier 4. Provides that the voters of a school district may submit a petition to place a question on the ballot at the next regularly scheduled election to discontinue or modify a mandate. Provides that no school district that discontinues or modifies a mandate shall be limited in their authority to participate in interscholastic athletics or activities or any other extracurricular events. Effective July 1, 2022.