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Full Text of SB0639  97th General Assembly


Sen. William Delgado

Filed: 3/23/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 639 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Construction Law is amended by
5changing Section 5-30 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 230/5-30)
7    Sec. 5-30. Priority of school construction projects. The
8State Board of Education shall develop standards for the
9determination of priority needs concerning school construction
10projects based upon approved district facilities plans. Such
11standards shall call for prioritization based on the degree of
12need and project type in the following order:
13        (1) Replacement or reconstruction of school buildings
14    destroyed or damaged by flood, tornado, fire, earthquake,
15    mine subsidence, or other disasters, either man-made or
16    produced by nature;



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1        (2) Projects designed to alleviate a shortage of
2    classrooms due to population growth or to replace or
3    rehabilitate aging school buildings;
4        (3) Projects resulting from interdistrict
5    reorganization of school districts contingent on local
6    referenda;
7        (4) Replacement, rehabilitation, or reconstruction of
8    school facilities determined to be severe and continuing
9    health or life safety hazards;
10        (5) Alterations necessary to provide accessibility for
11    qualified individuals with disabilities; and
12        (6) Other unique solutions to facility needs.
13Except for those changes absolutely necessary to comply with
14the changes made to subsection (c) of Section 5-25 of this Law
15by Public Act 96-37, the State Board of Education may not make
16any material changes to the standards in effect on May 18,
172004, unless the State Board of Education is specifically
18authorized by law.
19(Source: P.A. 96-37, eff. 7-13-09; 96-102, eff. 7-29-09;
2096-1000, eff. 7-2-10.)
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect June 1,