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 Bill Status of HB5579  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield - LaToya Greenwood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/18-8.15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the evidence-based funding provisions of the School Code. Allows district intervention money to be added to an organizational unit's base funding minimum if the organizational unit (i) is operating under an Independent Authority or is subject to State Board of Education control pursuant to a court order for at least 4 school years; (ii) was designated as a Tier 1 or Tier 2 organizational unit in the previous school year; (iii) is operating under financial planning approved by the Independent Authority or the governing board of the organizational unit if under State Board control pursuant to a court order, and (iv) has made sufficient progress and achieved sufficient stability in the areas of governance, academic growth, and finances. Sets forth the procedures for adding district intervention money to the base funding minimum, including requiring General Assembly approval. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  5/15/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/15/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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