SCH CD-BONDS-UNIT SCH DISTRICT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to
provide, or arrange to have provided, educators liability coverage in
specified amounts for each certificated employee of any school
district or other public elementary or secondary educational entity in
Illinois. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, ENGROSSED (State Bd. of Ed.)
Existing liability coverage is $160 million a year. Additional
coverages are estimated at $2.6 to $3.9 million per year.
Additional staff would require $175,000.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, ENGROSSED (State Bd. of Ed.)
No change from previous note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1. (House recedes January 27, 1998)
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.130 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-20.12b
Changes the title, deletes everything after the enacting clause,
and amends provisions of the School Code relating to determining the
residency and legal custody of a pupil for tuition payment purposes.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.
Recommends that the House recede from H-am 1.
Recommends that the bill be amended as follows:
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/19-1 from Ch. 122, par. 19-1
Changes the title and replaces everything after the enacting
clause. Adds language changing a provision of the School Code under
which school districts that meet prescribed statutory criteria are
authorized to issue bonds before January 1, 1999. Changes the
applicable statutory criteria that a district must meet to issue the
bonds. Eliminates a population requirement currently applicable to the
county in which the school district is located. Provides that the
bonds must be issued to purchase a site and equip a new high school in
a unit school district whose existing high school was originally
constructed at least 35 years before the sale of the bonds. Changes
the maximum equalized assessed valuation and average daily attendance
criteria applicable to a district that desires to issue the bonds,
requires the district's board of education to by resolution determine
that a new high school is needed because of projected enrollment
increases, and increases the percentage of those voting in an election
who must approve a proposition for issuance of the bonds. Effective
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0570
Last action date: 98-01-28
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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