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Full Text of HB0557  102nd General Assembly

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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 Sections
510-22.5a and 34-18.30 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/10-22.5a)  (from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.5a)
7    Sec. 10-22.5a. Attendance by dependents of United States
8military personnel, foreign exchange students, and certain
9nonresident pupils.
10    (a) To enter into written agreements with cultural
11exchange organizations, or with nationally recognized
12eleemosynary institutions that promote excellence in the arts,
13mathematics, or science. The written agreements may provide
14for tuition free attendance at the local district school by
15foreign exchange students, or by nonresident pupils of
16eleemosynary institutions. The local board of education, as
17part of the agreement, may require that the cultural exchange
18program or the eleemosynary institutions provide services to
19the district in exchange for the waiver of nonresident
20tuition.
21    To enter into written agreements with adjacent school
22districts to provide for tuition free attendance by a student
23of the adjacent district when requested for the student's

 

 

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1health and safety by the student or parent and both districts
2determine that the student's health or safety will be served
3by such attendance. Districts shall not be required to enter
4into such agreements nor be required to alter existing
5transportation services due to the attendance of such
6non-resident pupils.
7    (a-5) If, at the time of enrollment, a dependent of United
8States military personnel is housed in temporary housing
9located outside of a school district, but will be living
10within the district within 6 months 60 days after the time of
11initial enrollment, the dependent must be allowed to enroll,
12subject to the requirements of this subsection (a-5), and must
13not be charged tuition. Any United States military personnel
14attempting to enroll a dependent under this subsection (a-5)
15shall provide proof that the dependent will be living within
16the district within 6 months 60 days after the time of initial
17enrollment. Proof of residency may include, but is not limited
18to, postmarked mail addressed to the military personnel and
19sent to an address located within the district, a lease
20agreement for occupancy of a residence located within the
21district, or proof of ownership of a residence located within
22the district.
23    (b) Nonresident pupils and foreign exchange students
24attending school on a tuition free basis under such agreements
25and nonresident dependents of United States military personnel
26attending school on a tuition free basis may be counted for the

 

 

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1purposes of determining the apportionment of State aid
2provided under Section 18-8.05 or 18-8.15 of this Code. No
3organization or institution participating in agreements
4authorized under this Section may exclude any individual for
5participation in its program on account of the person's race,
6color, sex, religion or nationality.
7(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)
 
8    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.30)
9    Sec. 34-18.30. Dependents of military personnel; no
10tuition charge. If, at the time of enrollment, a dependent of
11United States military personnel is housed in temporary
12housing located outside of the school district, but will be
13living within the district within 6 months 60 days after the
14time of initial enrollment, the dependent must be allowed to
15enroll, subject to the requirements of this Section, and must
16not be charged tuition. Any United States military personnel
17attempting to enroll a dependent under this Section shall
18provide proof that the dependent will be living within the
19district within 6 months 60 days after the time of initial
20enrollment. Proof of residency may include, but is not limited
21to, postmarked mail addressed to the military personnel and
22sent to an address located within the district, a lease
23agreement for occupancy of a residence located within the
24district, or proof of ownership of a residence located within
25the district. Non-resident dependents of United States

 

 

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1military personnel attending school on a tuition-free basis
2may be counted for the purposes of determining the
3apportionment of State aid provided under Section 18-8.05 or
418-8.15 of this Code.
5(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)
 
6    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
7becoming law.