90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0754
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SCH CD-TECHNOLOGY NETWORK                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.  In the provisions authorizing the  State      
   Superintendent  of  Education  to provide assistance from appropriated      
   funds to public schools for the implementation or improved utilization      
   of  technology,  changes  the  reference  to  "public  schools"  to  a      
   reference to just "schools".  Effective immediately.                        
          STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Ed.)                  
          There would be no impact on the total dollars available to SBE,      
          but the amount of funds available per public school district         
          could be significantly reduced.                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          105 ILCS 5/2-3.118                                                   
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          30 ILCS 105/5.449 new                                                
          105 ILCS 5/2-3.120 new                                               
        Changes the title and  replaces  everything  after  the  enacting      
   clause.    Adds  provisions  amending the School Code.  Makes findings      
   relative to providing all elementary  and  secondary  school  students      
   with  access to educational resources provided by computers.  Requires      
   the State Board of Education to  provide  non-public  schools  meeting      
   certain  criteria  with  ports  to  the  Board's statewide educational      
   network if that access does not diminish  the  services  available  to      
   public schools and students.  Requires the State Board of Education to      
   charge for the access and to deposit the charge receipts in the School      
   Technology  Revolving  Fund  that  is  created  in the State Treasury.      
   Provides that moneys in that Fund are to be appropriated to the  State      
   Board  of  Education  for purposes of providing the access.  Effective      
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (State Board of Ed.)                             
          No fiscal impact on the State or ISBE budgets; costs will be         
          charged back to non-public schools using the network.                
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (SBE)                             
          No change from SBE fiscal note, amended.                             
          STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, H-AM 1                                       
          HB 754 would not have an impact on the level of State debt.          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/2-3.121 new                                               
        Adds that amounts received under the School Technology Program         
   shall also be deposited in the School Technology Revolving Fund. Pro-       
   vides that amounts in that Fund shall be used for appropriations to         
   the State Board of Eduction for purposes of the School Technology Pro-      
   gram and the purposes specified in the Section relating to non-public       
   school student's access to technology.                                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/14-7.03              from Ch. 122, par. 14-7.03           
          105 ILCS 5/14A-5                from Ch. 122, par. 14A-5             
          105 ILCS 5/14C-12               from Ch. 122, par. 14C-12            
          105 ILCS 5/18-3                 from Ch. 122, par. 18-3              
        Adds provisions further amending the School  Code.   Changes  the      
   date  for  submission  and  payment  of certain orphanage, gifted, and      
   transitional bilingual reimbursement claims.                                
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0463

   Last action date: 97-08-17

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   2


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