MADIGAN,MJ-DART AND RONEN.
CHICAGO SCH BD-APPOINT ADVISOR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Makes a change in punctuation and adds a
gender neutral reference to provisions relating to qualifications of
personnel who teach classes or programs authorized by the Article of
the School Code relating to children with disabilities.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/14-9.01
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/34-2.1 from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.1
Changes the title and replaces everything after the enacting
clause. Authorizes the chief executive officer of the Chicago School
Reform Board of Trustees to appoint a representative of the local
business community to serve, at the pleasure of the chief executive
officer, as a nonvoting member on a local school council. Provides
that on those local school councils on which such a nonvoting member
is appointed, he or she shall have the right to attend and participate
in deliberations at all meetings and executive sessions of the local
school council and its committees but shall not be counted for
purposes of determining a quorum. Provides that the nonvoting member
shall have access to all books and records of the local school council
and shall monitor, evaluate, or review the council's acts and
decisions. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1 (State Bd. of Ed.)
HB 1701, as amended, will have no fiscal impact.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1
No change from previous note.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces the changes proposed by the engrossed bill with a pro-
vision authorizing the chief executive officer of the Chicago School
Reform Board of Trustees, if he determines that a local school coun-
cil is not carrying out its financial duties effectively, to appoint
a representative of the business community with experience in finance
and management to serve as an advisor to the local school council.
Gives the advisor access to financial records of the council and
authorizes him to attend its executive sessions. Requires the chief
executive officer of the Reform Board to issue a written policy de-
fining the circumstances under which a local school council isn't
carrying out its financial duties effectively.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0378
Last action date: 97-08-14
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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