Bill Status of HB5967 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-TRANSPORTATION-DISTANCE
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - Linda Chapa LaVia
(Sen. Emil Jones, III)
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Transportation Article of the School Code. Provides that a school board shall provide free transportation for pupils residing at a distance of 2 miles (instead of one and one-half miles) or more from school. Makes related changes in provisions concerning the transportation of pupils less than that distance from school, pupils attending a charter school or nonpublic school, reimbursement by the State for transportation, and reimbursement of a custodian of a qualifying pupil for transportation expenses paid by the custodian. Effective July 1, 2014.