90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1702
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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

           Location: House

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


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