90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0379
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Short description: 
SCH CD-STUDENT TRANSPORTATION                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  School  Code.   Removes  the  provision   concerning      
   transportation   costs   for   handicapped  students  whom  the  State      
   Superintendent has determined require special  transportation  service      
   in  order to take advantage of special education facilities.  Provides      
   that the State shall reimburse any school district (now any school          
   district maintaining a school and transporting resident pupils to           
   another school district's vocational program offered through a joint        
   agreement approved by the State Board of Education, or transporting         
   its resident pupils to a school which meets the standards for recogni-      
   tion as established by the State Board of Education) that provides          
   transportation  meeting  the  standards  set  by  the  State  Board of      
   Education for resident pupils meeting certain  requirements.   Changes      
   the  rate  of reimbursement for student transportation.  Provides that      
   on or before August 19 (now July 10) annually the board clerk  or  the      
   secretary of the district shall certify to the State Superintendent of      
   Education  (now the regional superintendent of schools) the district's      
   claim for reimbursement for the school year  ended  on  June  30  next      
   preceding.  Effective immediately.                                          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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