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SCHOOLS105 ILCS 5/22-6
(105 ILCS 5/) School Code.
(105 ILCS 5/22-6)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-6)
Conversion of funds by officers.
If any county superintendent, trustee of schools, township treasurer,
director or other person entrusted with the care, control, management or
disposition of any school, college, seminary or township fund for the use
of any county, township, district or school converts such funds, or any
part thereof, to his own use he shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77-2267
105 ILCS 5/22-6.5
(105 ILCS 5/22-6.5)
False statement or material omission; Class A misdemeanor.
person who applies for employment as a teacher, principal, superintendent, or
other certificated employee of a school board of any school district, including
a special charter district and a district organized under Article 34 of the
School Code, who willfully makes a false statement on his or her application
employment, material to his or her qualifications for employment, which he or
she does not believe to be true, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
If a person's employment history or current or prior employers are required
to be furnished on an application for
employment, a person who makes a statement which he or she does not believe
to be true or who knowingly omits or fails to include any employment history or
employer required to be furnished on the application which is material to his
or her qualifications for employment shall be deemed to have made a false
statement on his or her application within the meaning of this Section.
Each application for employment for a certificated position used by a school
district shall state that failure to provide requested employment or employer
history which is material to the applicant's qualifications for employment or
the provision of statements which the applicant does not believe to be true may
be a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 88-102.)
105 ILCS 5/22-7
(105 ILCS 5/22-7)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-7)
Liability for loss of funds.
County superintendents, trustees of schools, township treasurers and
directors, or either of them, or any other officer having charge of school
funds or property, shall be pecuniarily responsible for all losses
sustained by any county or township fund by reason of any failure on his or
their part to perform the duties required of him or them by this Act or
by any rule authorized to be made by this
Act, and each of such officers shall be liable for any such loss sustained,
the amount of which may be recovered in a civil action brought in the circuit
court, at the suit of the State of Illinois, for the
use of the county, township or fund injured. The amount of the judgment
obtained in such suit shall, when collected, be paid to the proper officer
for the benefit of the county, township or fund injured.
(Source: P.A. 79-1366.)
105 ILCS 5/22-8
(105 ILCS 5/22-8)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-8)
Failure of officers to discharge duties.
If any county superintendent, trustee, director, or other officer
negligently or wilfully fails or refuses to make, furnish or communicate
statistics and information, or fails to discharge any other duties enjoined
upon him, at the time and in the manner required by this Act, he shall be
guilty of a petty offense and shall be liable to a fine of not less than
$25, to be recovered before any circuit court at the suit of any person on
complaint in the name of the People of the State of Illinois, and when
collected the fine shall be paid to the county superintendent of schools.
(Source: P.A. 77-2267.)
105 ILCS 5/22-9
(105 ILCS 5/22-9)
(Source: P.A. 77-2267. Repealed by P.A. 94-1105, eff. 6-1-07.)
105 ILCS 5/22-10
(105 ILCS 5/22-10)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-10)
Payments and grants in aid of church or sectarian purpose.
No county, city, town, township, school district or other public
corporation shall make any appropriation, or pay from any school fund
anything in aid of any church or sectarian purpose or to support or sustain
any school, academy, seminary, college, university or other literary or
scientific institution controlled by any church or sectarian denomination;
nor shall any grant or donation of money or other personal property be made
by any such corporation to any church or for any sectarian purpose. Any
officer or other person having under his charge or direction school funds
or property who perverts the same in the manner forbidden in this section
shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77-2267.)
105 ILCS 5/22-11
(105 ILCS 5/22-11)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-11)
Exclusion of children on account of color.
Any school officer or other person who excludes or aids in excluding
from the public schools, on account of color, any child who is entitled to
the benefits of such school shall be guilty of a petty offense and shall be
fined not less than $5 nor more than $100.
(Source: P.A. 77-2267.)
105 ILCS 5/22-12
(105 ILCS 5/22-12)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-12)
Preventing or interfering with a child's attendance at school.
Whoever by threat, menace, or intimidation prevents any child
entitled to attend a public or nonpublic school in this State from
school or interferes with any such child's attendance at that school shall
be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 92-96, eff. 1-1-02.)
105 ILCS 5/22-13
(105 ILCS 5/22-13)
(from Ch. 122, par. 22-13)
of Illinois mined coal.
School boards shall comply with the provisions of "An Act concerning the
use of Illinois mined coal in certain plants and institutions", filed July
13, 1937, as amended.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)