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Full Text of HB0303  103rd 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 Section
534-18.69 and by adding Section 34-18.87 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.69)
7    Sec. 34-18.69. Moratorium on school closings,
8consolidations, and phase-outs. The Board shall not approve
9any school closings, consolidations, or phase-outs until
10February 1, 2027 the Board of Education is seated on January
1115, 2025.
12(Source: P.A. 102-177, eff. 12-17-21 (See Section 15 of P.A.
13102-691 for the effective date of P.A. 102-177).)
14    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.87 new)
15    Sec. 34-18.87. Selective enrollment schools; changes to
16standards of admission and disproportionate decreases in
18    (a) Until February 1, 2027, the board shall not change the
19standards for admission to any attendance center within the
20school district that has selective admission requirements that
21apply to the entire student body and that are approved by the



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1    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, the
2board shall not take any action, until February 1, 2027, that
3results in a disproportionate decrease in either the total
4amount or percentage of funds allocated to an attendance
5center within the school district that has selective admission
6requirements that apply to the entire student body and that
7are approved by the board compared to other attendance centers
8of comparable size.
9    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
10becoming law.