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Full Text of HB3088  93rd General Assembly



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1     AN ACT relating to schools.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Private Business and Vocational Schools Act
5 is amended by changing Section 1.1 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 425/1.1)   (from Ch. 144, par. 136.1)
7     Sec. 1.1. Exemptions and annual filing.
8     (a) For purposes of this Act, the following shall not be
9 considered to be a private business and vocational school:
10         (1) Any eleemosynary institution.
11         (2) Any religious institution.
12         (3) Any public educational institution exempt from
13     property taxation under the laws of this State.
14         (4) Any in-service course of instruction and subject
15     offered by an employer provided no tuition is charged and
16     such instruction is offered only to employees of such
17     employer.
18         (5) Any educational institution (A) which (i) on the
19     effective date of this amendatory Act of 1984 or which on
20     January 2, 2001 enrolls a majority of its students in
21     degree programs and , has maintained an accredited status
22     with the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of
23     the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or
24     (ii) on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act
25     of the 93rd General Assembly enrolls students in one or
26     more bachelor-level programs, enrolls a majority of its
27     students in degree programs, and is accredited by a
28     national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S.
29     Department of Education , and (B) which is regulated by the
30     Illinois Board of Higher Education under the Private
31     College Act or the Academic Degree Act, or which is exempt
32     from such regulation under either of the foregoing Acts



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1     solely for the reason that such educational institution was
2     in operation on the effective date of either such Act.
3         (6) Any institution and the franchisees of such
4     institution which offer exclusively a course of
5     instruction in income tax theory or return preparation at a
6     total contract price of no more than $400, provided that
7     the total annual enrollment of such institution for all
8     such courses of instruction exceeds 500 students, and
9     further provided that the total contract price for all
10     instruction offered to a student in any one calendar year
11     does not exceed $400. For each calendar year after 1990,
12     the total contract price shall be adjusted, rounded off to
13     the nearest dollar, by the same percentage as the increase
14     or decrease in the general price level as measured by the
15     consumer price index for all urban consumers for the United
16     States, or its successor index, as defined and officially
17     reported by the United States Department of Labor, or its
18     successor agency. The change in the index shall be that as
19     first published by the Department of Labor for the calendar
20     year immediately preceding the year in which the total
21     contract price is calculated.
22     (b) An institution exempted under subsection (a) of this
23 Section must file with the Superintendent an annual financial
24 report to demonstrate continued compliance by the institution
25 with the requirements on which the exemption is based.
26 (Source: P.A. 92-62, eff. 1-1-02.)
27     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
28 becoming law.