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 Bill Status of SB0863  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  EDUCATION-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. M. Maggie Crotty - Emil Jones, Jr. - Christine Radogno

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy - Renee Kosel)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/17-1from Ch. 122, par. 17-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the annual budgets of school districts other than the Chicago school district.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/17-1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/19-1from Ch. 122, par. 19-1

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. In a Section concerning the debt limitations of school districts, provides that bonds issued by a school district maintaining grades K through 8 or a school district maintaining grades 9 through 12 shall not be considered indebtedness for purposes of any statutory limitation and may be issued in an amount or amounts, including existing indebtedness, in excess of any heretofore or hereafter imposed statutory limitation as to indebtedness if (i) the bonds are issued to pay the cost of acquiring or improving school sites, building and equipping additional school building facilities, or altering, repairing, or equipping existing school building facilities, (ii) the actual present enrollment of students has increased over the previous school year by not less than 35% or by not less than 200 students and the board of education determines that additional school sites or improvements thereto or school building facilities are required as a result of this increase in enrollment, (iii) voters of the district approve a proposition for the issuance of the bonds at a regularly scheduled election, (iv) the principal amount of the bonds, including existing indebtedness, does not exceed 15% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property in the district, and (v) the bonds are issued prior to January 1, 2008, pursuant to certain provisions of the Code. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/18/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/18/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/24/2005SenateAssigned to Education
  3/17/2005SenateDo Pass Education; 007-004-000
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2005
  4/6/2005SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 7, 2005
  4/12/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 13, 2005
  4/15/2005SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Extended to December 31, 2005
  7/1/2005SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  11/4/2005SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Extended to January 9, 2007
  11/15/2006SenateApproved for Consideration Rules
  11/15/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 16, 2006
  11/15/2006SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  11/15/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  11/15/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  11/15/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Education
  11/15/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  11/15/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 009-000-000
  11/16/2006SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  11/16/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Crotty
  11/16/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  11/16/2006SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  11/16/2006HouseArrived in House
  11/16/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  11/16/2006HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  11/16/2006HouseFirst Reading
  11/16/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  11/27/2006HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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