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 Bill Status of HB0944  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Roger L. Eddy - Sidney H. Mathias and Monique D. Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dale A. Righter - Don Harmon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0668

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/1A-8from Ch. 122, par. 1A-8


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district must not be certified by the State Board of Education to be in financial difficulty as a result of the failure of the Comptroller to disburse certain School Code reimbursements for receipt by the school district no later than June 30th of each year. Effective July 1, 2009.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district must not be certified by the State Board of Education to be in financial difficulty solely by reason of (instead of just by reason of) any of certain circumstances arising as a result of the failure of the county to make any distribution of property tax money due the district at the time the distribution is due. Also includes as a result the failure of this State to make timely payments of general State aid or any of the mandated categoricals. Provides that any financial profile compiled and distributed (instead of any financial watch list distributed) by the State Board of Education shall incorporate appropriate adjustments to the various profile scores for any year impacted by (instead of designate those school districts on the watch list that would not otherwise be on the watch list were it not for) the inability or refusal of this State to make timely disbursements of any general State aid or mandated categorical aid payments (instead of just any payments) due school districts or to fully reimburse school districts for mandated categorical programs. Effective July 1, 2009.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as engrossed with the following changes. Provides that any financial profile compiled and distributed by the State Board of Education in Fiscal Year 2009 or any fiscal year thereafter shall incorporate such adjustments as may be needed in the profile scores to reflect the financial effects of (instead of any financial profile compiled and distributed by the State Board of Education shall incorporate appropriate adjustments to the various profile scores for any year impacted by) the inability or refusal of the State to make timely disbursements of any general State aid or mandated categorical aid payments due school districts or to fully reimburse school districts for mandated categorical programs pursuant to reimbursement formulas provided in the School Code. Effective July 1, 2009.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  2/10/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/18/2009HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/25/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/25/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/25/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 020-000-000
  2/25/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/25/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/25/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 26, 2009
  3/27/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/27/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/15/2009SenateAssigned to Education
  4/22/2009SenateDo Pass Education; 008-000-000
  4/22/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2009
  4/22/2009SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/12/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2009
  5/15/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/15/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/18/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 010-000-000
  5/20/2009SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/20/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Righter
  5/20/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/20/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/20/2009HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/21/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  5/21/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/28/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 117-000-000
  5/28/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/25/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/25/2009HouseEffective Date August 25, 2009
  8/25/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0668

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