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90_SB1376 110 ILCS 805/3-26.2 new Amends the Public Community College Act. Requires community college boards to achieve a ratio between full-time faculty members and part-time teachers under which at least 75% of all full-time equivalent teaching positions are held by full-time faculty members and not more than 25% of all full-time equivalent teaching positions are held by part-time teachers. Provides for a phase-in that begins with fiscal year 1999 and that requires a community college district to use 33% of the increase in its annual distribution formula grants each fiscal year to achieve the required ratio between full-time and part-time teachers holding full-time equivalent teaching positions in the district. Effective immediately. LRB9011130THpk LRB9011130THpk 1 AN ACT to amend the Public Community College Act by 2 adding Section 3-26.2. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Public Community College Act is amended 6 by adding Section 3-26.2 as follows: 7 (110 ILCS 805/3-26.2 new) 8 Sec. 3-26.2. Full-time position requirements. 9 (a) In order to enhance the quality of community college 10 instruction and provide for a more equitable treatment of 11 community college faculty members, it shall be the policy of 12 the State of Illinois that part-time teachers (i) be used 13 solely to supplement and not to replace any existing 14 full-time tenured or nontenured faculty member, and (ii) be 15 used solely in those instances in which a full-time position 16 cannot be generated or when specialized services that no 17 full-time tenured or nontenured faculty member is competent 18 to render are required. 19 (b) Each community college board shall achieve, on a 20 phased-in basis as provided in this subsection, a ratio 21 between its full-time faculty members and part-time teachers 22 under which at least 75% of all full-time equivalent teaching 23 positions in the community college district are held by 24 full-time faculty members and not more than 25% of all 25 full-time equivalent teaching positions in the community 26 college district are held by part-time teachers; provided 27 that this subsection shall not be construed to prohibit job 28 sharing of full-time positions. 29 Beginning with fiscal year 1999, and in each fiscal year 30 thereafter, a community college district shall use and apply 31 not less than 33% of the amount by which the aggregate grants -2- LRB9011130THpk 1 received by the district under Section 2-16.02 for the 2 current fiscal year exceed the aggregate grants received by 3 the district under that Section for the immediately preceding 4 fiscal year to (i) increase the number of full-time 5 equivalent teaching positions in the district that are held 6 by full-time faculty members and (ii) decrease the number of 7 full-time equivalent teaching positions in the district that 8 are held by part-time teachers. The requirement of using a 9 specified percentage of each fiscal year's increase in the 10 aggregate grants received by the district under Section 11 2-16.02 shall no longer apply to the district when at least 12 75% of those full-time equivalent teaching positions are held 13 by full-time faculty members and not more than 25% of those 14 full-time equivalent teaching positions are held by part-time 15 teachers. 16 (c) The State Board shall promulgate all rules necessary 17 to administer and implement the provisions of this Section. 18 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 19 becoming law.
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