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Full Text of HB2984  102nd General Assembly

HB2984 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2984

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Thomas Morrison

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/27-2.5 new

    Amends the School Code. If any payments from this State to a school district are delayed for at least one payment cycle, then allows the school board to discontinue, by publicly adopted resolution, any instructional mandate in the Courses of Study Article of the School Code during that time (with exceptions). Provides that if a student requests information on any instructional mandate that has been discontinued, then the school district shall provide the student with the requested information. Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

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 adding Section
527-2.5 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/27-2.5 new)
7    Sec. 27-2.5. Instructional mandate discontinuance.
8    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "instructional
9mandate" means any State law in this Article that requires a
10school district to devote any amount of time to the
11instruction of or engagement by students in a subject or
12course.
13    (b) Notwithstanding Section 2-3.25g or any other provision
14of this Code, if any payments from this State to a school
15district are delayed for at least one payment cycle, then the
16school board may discontinue, by publicly adopted resolution,
17any instructional mandate in this Article. This Section,
18however, does not permit a school board to discontinue by
19resolution the requirements set forth in Sections 27-5, 27-6,
2027-7, and 27-22 of this Code and Sections 27-24 through
2127-24.8 of this Code.
22    (c) If a student requests information on any instructional
23mandate that has been discontinued under this Section, then

 

 

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1the school district shall provide the student with the
2requested information.
3    (d) The State Board of Education may adopt any rules that
4it deems necessary for the implementation of this Section.
 
5    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.