Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Requires the Chicago Board of Education to establish a school nurse pilot program. Provides that under the program, the Board shall require the top 20% of the lowest performing schools in the school district, as determined by the Board, to employ a school nurse in conformance with certain provisions of the Code concerning school nurses. Requires the Board to implement this program beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Effective immediately.
Fiscal Note (IL State Board of Education)
HB 121 does not have a fiscal impact to the State. The legislation will have a fiscal impact to Chicago Public School District 299; however, the specific amount in unknown. The district would likely have to hire additional nurses to satisfy the requirements of the legislation.
State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)