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 1                    AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 3088

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend House Bill 3088  by  replacing
 3    everything after the enacting clause with the following:

 4        "Section  5.  The Private Business and Vocational Schools
 5    Act 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
15        subject offered by an employer  provided  no  tuition  is
16        charged and such instruction is offered only to employees
17        of such employer.
18             (5)  Any  educational  institution  (A) which (i) on
19        the effective date of this  amendatory  Act  of  1984  or
20        which  on  January  2,  2001  enrolls  a  majority of its
21        students  in  degree  programs  and,  has  maintained  an
22        accredited status with the Commission on Institutions  of
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 1        Higher  Education  of  the  North  Central Association of
 2        Colleges and Schools or (ii) on or  after  the  effective
 3        date  of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly
 4        enrolls students in one or more bachelor-level  programs,
 5        enrolls  a  majority  of its students in degree programs,
 6        and is accredited by a national accrediting  agency  that
 7        is  recognized  by  the U.S. Department of Education, and
 8        (B) which is regulated by the Illinois  Board  of  Higher
 9        Education  under  the Private College Act or the Academic
10        Degree Act, or which is exempt from such regulation under
11        either of the foregoing Acts solely for the  reason  that
12        such  educational  institution  was  in  operation on the
13        effective date of either such Act.
14             (6)  Any institution and  the  franchisees  of  such
15        institution   which   offer   exclusively   a  course  of
16        instruction in income tax theory or return preparation at
17        a total contract price of no  more  than  $400,  provided
18        that  the total annual enrollment of such institution for
19        all such courses of instruction exceeds 500 students, and
20        further provided that the total contract  price  for  all
21        instruction offered to a student in any one calendar year
22        does not exceed $400.  For each calendar year after 1990,
23        the  total  contract price shall be adjusted, rounded off
24        to the nearest dollar, by  the  same  percentage  as  the
25        increase  or  decrease  in  the  general  price  level as
26        measured by  the  consumer  price  index  for  all  urban
27        consumers  for the United States, or its successor index,
28        as defined and officially reported by the  United  States
29        Department of Labor, or its successor agency.  The change
30        in  the  index  shall  be  that as first published by the
31        Department of Labor for  the  calendar  year  immediately
32        preceding  the  year in which the total contract price is
33        calculated.
34        (b)  An institution exempted under subsection (a) of this
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 1    Section must file with the Superintendent an annual financial
 2    report to demonstrate continued compliance by the institution
 3    with the requirements on which the exemption is based.
 4    (Source: P.A. 92-62, eff. 1-1-02.)

 5        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
 6    becoming law.".