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1 AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 3088
2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend House Bill 3088, AS AMENDED,
3 by replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5 "Section 5. The Private Business and Vocational Schools
6 Act is amended by changing Section 1.1 as follows:
7 (105 ILCS 425/1.1) (from Ch. 144, par. 136.1)
8 Sec. 1.1. Exemptions and annual filing.
9 (a) For purposes of this Act, the following shall not be
10 considered to be a private business and vocational school:
11 (1) Any eleemosynary institution.
12 (2) Any religious institution.
13 (3) Any public educational institution exempt from
14 property taxation under the laws of Illinoisthis State.
15 (4) Any in-service course of instruction and
16 subject offered by an employer provided no tuition is
17 charged and such instruction is offered only to employees
18 of such employer.
19 (5) Any educational institution which on the
20 effective date of this amendatory Act of 1984 or which on
21 January 2, 2001 enrolls a majority of its students in
22 degree programs, has maintained an accredited status with
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1 the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the
2 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and is
3 regulated by the Illinois Board of Higher Education under
4 the Private College Act or the Academic Degree Act, or
5 which is exempt from such regulation under either of the
6 foregoing Acts solely for the reason that such
7 educational institution was in operation on the effective
8 date of either such Act.
9 (6) Any institution and the franchisees of such
10 institution which offer exclusively a course of
11 instruction in income tax theory or return preparation at
12 a total contract price of no more than $400, provided
13 that the total annual enrollment of such institution for
14 all such courses of instruction exceeds 500 students, and
15 further provided that the total contract price for all
16 instruction offered to a student in any one calendar year
17 does not exceed $400. For each calendar year after 1990,
18 the total contract price shall be adjusted, rounded off
19 to the nearest dollar, by the same percentage as the
20 increase or decrease in the general price level as
21 measured by the consumer price index for all urban
22 consumers for the United States, or its successor index,
23 as defined and officially reported by the United States
24 Department of Labor, or its successor agency. The change
25 in the index shall be that as first published by the
26 Department of Labor for the calendar year immediately
27 preceding the year in which the total contract price is
29 (b) An institution exempted under subsection (a) of this
30 Section must file with the Superintendent an annual financial
31 report to demonstrate continued compliance by the institution
32 with the requirements on which the exemption is based.
33 (Source: P.A. 92-62, eff. 1-1-02.)
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1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2 becoming law.".