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Full Text of HB2074  102nd General Assembly

HB2074 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2074

 

Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Jim Durkin

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/1A-1  from Ch. 122, par. 1A-1

    Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
51A-1 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/1A-1)  (from Ch. 122, par. 1A-1)
7    Sec. 1A-1. Members and terms.
8    (a) (Blank).
9    (b) The The State Board of Education shall consist of 8
10members and a chairperson, who shall be appointed by the
11Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate from a
12pattern of regional representation as follows: 2 appointees
13shall be selected from among those counties of the State other
14than Cook County and the 5 counties contiguous to Cook County,
15one of whom must represent the educator community; 2
16appointees shall be selected from Cook County, one of whom
17shall be a resident of the City of Chicago and one of whom
18shall be a resident of that part of Cook County which lies
19outside the city limits of Chicago and of whom one must
20represent the educator community; 2 appointees shall be
21selected from among the 5 counties of the State that are
22contiguous to Cook County, one of whom must represent the
23educator community; and 3 members shall be selected as

 

 

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1members-at-large (one of which shall be the chairperson). With
2respect to the educator community appointments, no more than
3one member may be employed as a district superintendent,
4principal, school business official, or teacher and no more
5than one may be employed by the same school district or school.
6The changes made to this Section by this amendatory Act of the
7100th General Assembly apply to appointments made after the
8effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General
9Assembly. The Governor who takes office on the second Monday
10of January after his or her election shall be the person who
11nominates members to fill vacancies whose terms begin after
12that date and before the term of the next Governor begins.
13    The term of each member of the State Board of Education
14whose term expires on January 12, 2005 shall instead terminate
15on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd
16General Assembly. Of these 3 seats, (i) the member initially
17appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act of the 93rd General
18Assembly whose seat was vacant on April 27, 2004 shall serve
19until the second Wednesday of January, 2009 and (ii) the other
202 members initially appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act
21of the 93rd General Assembly shall serve until the second
22Wednesday of January, 2007.
23    The term of the member of the State Board of Education
24whose seat was vacant on April 27, 2004 and whose term expires
25on January 10, 2007 shall instead terminate on the effective
26date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly. The

 

 

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1member initially appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act of
2the 93rd General Assembly to fill this seat shall be the
3chairperson and shall serve until the second Wednesday of
4January, 2007.
5    The term of the member of the State Board of Education
6whose seat was vacant on May 28, 2004 but after April 27, 2004
7and whose term expires on January 10, 2007 shall instead
8terminate on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
993rd General Assembly. The member initially appointed pursuant
10to this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly to fill
11this seat shall serve until the second Wednesday of January,
122007.
13    The term of the other member of the State Board of
14Education whose term expires on January 10, 2007 shall instead
15terminate on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
1693rd General Assembly. The member initially appointed pursuant
17to this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly to fill
18this seat shall serve until the second Wednesday of January,
192007.
20    The term of the member of the State Board of Education
21whose term expires on January 14, 2009 and who was selected
22from among the 5 counties of the State that are contiguous to
23Cook County and is a resident of Lake County shall instead
24terminate on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
2593rd General Assembly. The member initially appointed pursuant
26to this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly to fill

 

 

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1this seat shall serve until the second Wednesday of January,
22009.
3    Upon expiration of the terms of the members initially
4appointed under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General
5Assembly and members whose terms were not terminated by this
6amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly, their respective
7successors shall be appointed for terms of 4 years, from the
8second Wednesday in January of each odd numbered year and
9until their respective successors are appointed and qualified.
10    (c) Of the 4 members, excluding the chairperson, whose
11terms expire on the second Wednesday of January, 2007 and
12every 4 years thereafter, one of those members must be an
13at-large member and at no time may more than 2 of those members
14be from one political party. Of the 4 members whose terms
15expire on the second Wednesday of January, 2009 and every 4
16years thereafter, one of those members must be an at-large
17member and at no time may more than 2 of those members be from
18one political party. Party membership is defined as having
19voted in the primary of the party in the last primary before
20appointment.
21    (d) Vacancies in terms shall be filled by appointment by
22the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate for the
23extent of the unexpired term. If a vacancy in membership
24occurs at a time when the Senate is not in session, the
25Governor shall make a temporary appointment until the next
26meeting of the Senate, when the Governor shall appoint a

 

 

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1person to fill that membership for the remainder of its term.
2If the Senate is not in session when appointments for a full
3term are made, the appointments shall be made as in the case of
4vacancies.
5(Source: P.A. 100-1135, eff. 11-28-18.)