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 Bill Status of SB2275  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  REFORM CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christine Radogno

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-37 new
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25f-5
105 ILCS 5/34-1from Ch. 122, par. 34-1
105 ILCS 5/34-3from Ch. 122, par. 34-3
105 ILCS 5/34-3.6 new
105 ILCS 5/34-4from Ch. 122, par. 34-4
105 ILCS 5/34-1.05 rep.
30 ILCS 805/8.40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education may remove members of the school board of any school district (currently, only districts with a population of not more than 500,000), and sets criteria for districts with a population of more than 500,000. Provides for the transition to an elected board for districts with a population of more than 500,000. Provides that the removal of appointed board members and the transition to elected board members for districts with a population of more than 500,000 shall not be construed as creating any liability on the part of the State for the debts and obligations of that school district. Restricts the sources of compensation that may be received by board members of districts with a population of more than 500,000. Prohibits political contributions to board members of districts with a population of more than 500,000 by certain businesses. Repeals a Section creating the Chicago Educational Governance Task Force. Amends the Election Code. Prohibits campaign contributions from labor organizations representing teachers and from business entities having contracts with school districts in certain school board elections. Contains a statement of legislative intent. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  1/27/2016SenateFirst Reading
  1/27/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/27/2016SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/8/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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