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 Bill Status of HB3865  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH DIST CONSOLIDATION CMSN

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas Morrison - Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois District Consolidation Commission Act. Creates the Illinois District Consolidation Commission for the purpose of recommending what school districts in the State to consolidate, with a goal of reducing the total number of school districts in the State by at least 60%. Requires all State agencies to assist the Commission as reasonably necessary, and provides that the State Board of Education shall provide administrative and other support. Sets forth requirements concerning membership and powers. Requires the Commission to issue a report concerning recommended consolidations by November 6, 2017. Requires the Commission to submit proposed legislation to the General Assembly enacting the proposed consolidations by November 6, 2017. Requires the General Assembly to vote on the legislation. Provides that the Commission shall spend no more than $1,000,000 on expenses. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois District Consolidation Commission Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Repeals the Act January 1, 2019. Contains a severability clause. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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