90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0574
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SCH CD-ANNEXATION-REFERENDUM                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election and School Codes.  Provides, with respect  to      
   school  district  boundary  change  petitions  under  which all of the      
   territory of a school district is to  be  annexed  to  another  school      
   district  or under which part of the territory of a school district is      
   to be annexed to another school district, that if the  regional  board      
   of school trustees or State Superintendent of Education has discretion      
   to  deny  or  to  grant  or  approve  the petition and enters an order      
   granting or approving the petition,  the matter must then be submitted      
   to referendum at a  regular  scheduled  election  and  approved  by  a      
   majority  of  the  voters in each of the affected school districts who      
   are entitled to vote on and who vote on the proposition.                    
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Limits application  of  the  changes  proposed  by  the  bill  as      
   introduced to those situations in which all of the territory of one or      
   more school districts is to be annexed to another school district.          
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                   
          In the opinion of DCCA, HB574, amended, creates a local organi-      
          zation and structure mandate which does not require reimburse-       
          ment under the State Mandates Act.                                   
          FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (State Bd. of Ed.)                              
          There would be no additional costs to the State Bd. of Ed.           
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED                                  
          No change from previous note.                                        
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/7-2c new                                                  
          105 ILCS 5/9-11.2               from Ch. 122, par. 9-11.2            
          105 ILCS 5/9-12                 from Ch. 122, par. 9-12              
          105 ILCS 5/10-10                from Ch. 122, par. 10-10             
          105 ILCS 5/10-16                from Ch. 122, par. 10-16             
          105 ILCS 5/11B-7                from Ch. 122, par. 11B-7             
        Further amends the School Code. Provides for the change of school      
   district boundaries by action of the State Superintendent of Education      
   when the conditions specified for filing a petition for that  boundary      
   change  under  that  new  procedure  are met.  Also provides that if 2      
   contiguous, entire  elementary  school  districts  that  meet  certain      
   location, population, and pupil enrollment criteria file a petition to      
   form  a  combined  school district and the proposition is submitted to      
   the voters  at  the  nonpartisan  election  in  1997  or  any  regular      
   scheduled  election  in  1998, the proposition shall be deemed to have      
   passed only if a majority of the voters in  each  of  the  2  affected      
   elementary  districts  voting  at  the  election  vote in favor of the      
   proposition.  Adds  provisions  for  election  of  the  initial  board      
   members  of the combined school district to unstaggered terms expiring      
   on the date of the regular school election  in  2001.   Provides  that      
   their  successors  shall  be  elected at large to 4 year terms, except      
   that the terms of their immediate successors  shall  be  staggered  by      
   lot.   Provides  that  of  the  7  initial  members  of the (proposed)      
   combined school district, one shall be elected at large  from  all  of      
   the  territory  that  is to be included in the combined district and 3      
   shall be elected  from  each  of  the  2  affected  elementary  school      
   districts  that  are  to  form  the  combined  school  district.  Adds      
   provisions relative to ballot position and format.  Adds an  immediate      
   effective date.                                                             
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0459

   Last action date: 97-08-17

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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