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Full Text of SB3867  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
510-20.13 and 34-21.6 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/10-20.13)  (from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.13)
7    Sec. 10-20.13. Textbooks for children of parents unable to
8buy them and other fees.
9    (a) To purchase, at the expense of the district, a
10sufficient number of textbooks for children whose parents are
11unable to buy them, including but not limited to children
12living in households that meet the free lunch or breakfast
13eligibility guidelines established by the federal government
14pursuant to Section 1758 of the federal Richard B. Russell
15National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758; 7 C.F.R. 245 et
16seq.), subject to verification as set forth in subsection (c)
17of this Section. Such textbooks shall be loaned only, and the
18directors shall require the teacher to see that they are
19properly cared for and returned at the end of each term of
20school.
21    (b) To waive all fees assessed by the district on children
22whose parents are unable to afford them, including but not
23limited to children living in households that meet the free

 

 

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1lunch or breakfast eligibility guidelines established by the
2federal government pursuant to Section 1758 of the federal
3Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758;
47 C.F.R. 245 et seq.) and students whose parents are veterans
5or active duty military personnel with income at or below 200%
6of the federal poverty line, subject to verification as set
7forth in subsection (c) of this Section. The school board
8shall adopt written policies and procedures for such waiver of
9fees in accordance with regulations promulgated by the State
10Board of Education.
11    (c) Any school board that participates in a federally
12funded, school-based child nutrition program and uses a
13student's application for, eligibility for, or participation
14in the federally funded, school-based child nutrition program
15(42 U.S.C. 1758; 7 C.F.R. 245 et seq.) as the basis for waiving
16fees assessed by the school district must follow the
17verification requirements of the federally funded,
18school-based child nutrition program (42 U.S.C. 1758; 7 C.F.R.
19245.6a).
20    A school board that establishes a process for the
21determination of eligibility for waiver of fees assessed by
22the school district that is completely independent of a
23student's application for, eligibility for, or participation
24in a federally funded, school-based child nutrition program
25may provide for fee waiver verification no more often than
26every 60 calendar days. Information obtained during the

 

 

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1independent, fee waiver verification process indicating that
2the student does not meet free lunch or breakfast eligibility
3guidelines may be used to deny the waiver of the student's
4fees, provided that any information obtained through this
5independent process for determining or verifying eligibility
6for fee waivers shall not be used to determine or verify
7eligibility for any federally funded, school-based child
8nutrition program.
9(Source: P.A. 96-360, eff. 9-1-09.)
 
10    (105 ILCS 5/34-21.6)  (from Ch. 122, par. 34-21.6)
11    Sec. 34-21.6. Waiver of fees.
12    (a) The board shall waive all fees assessed by the
13district on children whose parents are unable to afford them,
14including but not limited to children living in households
15that meet the free lunch or breakfast eligibility guidelines
16established by the federal government pursuant to Section 1758
17of the federal Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act
18(42 U.S.C. 1758; 7 C.F.R. 245 et seq.) and students whose
19parents are veterans or active duty military personnel with
20income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level, subject
21to verification as set forth in subsection (b) of this
22Section. The board shall develop written policies and
23procedures implementing this Section in accordance with
24regulations promulgated by the State Board of Education.
25    (b) If the board participates in a federally funded,

 

 

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1school-based child nutrition program and uses a student's
2application for, eligibility for, or participation in the
3federally funded, school-based child nutrition program (42
4U.S.C. 1758; 7 C.F.R. 245 et seq.) as the basis for waiving
5fees assessed by the district, then the board must follow the
6verification requirements of the federally funded,
7school-based child nutrition program (42 U.S.C. 1758; 7 C.F.R.
8245.6a).
9    If the board establishes a process for the determination
10of eligibility for waiver of fees assessed by the district
11that is completely independent of a student's application for,
12eligibility for, or participation in a federally funded,
13school-based child nutrition program, the board may provide
14for fee waiver verification no more often than every 60
15calendar days. Information obtained during the independent,
16fee waiver verification process indicating that the student
17does not meet free lunch or breakfast eligibility guidelines
18may be used to deny the waiver of the student's fees, provided
19that any information obtained through this independent process
20for determining or verifying eligibility for fee waivers shall
21not be used to determine or verify eligibility for any
22federally funded, school-based child nutrition program.
23(Source: P.A. 96-360, eff. 9-1-09.)
 
24    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25becoming law.