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SCHOOLS105 ILCS 5/3-14.22
(105 ILCS 5/) School Code.
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.22)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-14.22)
Condemnation of school buildings.
To request the Department of
Public Health, the State Fire Marshal or the State Superintendent of Education
to inspect public school buildings and temporary school facilities which appear
to him to be unsafe, insanitary or unfit for occupancy. These officials shall
inspect such buildings and temporary school facilities and if, in their
opinion, such buildings or temporary facilities are unsafe, insanitary or unfit
for occupancy, shall state in writing in what particular they are unsafe,
insanitary or unfit for occupancy. Upon the receipt of such statement the
regional superintendent shall condemn the building or temporary facility and
notify the school board thereof in writing and the reasons for such
condemnation. He shall also notify, in writing, the board of school trustees
that the school or temporary facility so condemned is not kept as required by
The provisions of this Section shall not preclude inspection of school
premises and buildings pursuant to Section 9 of the Fire Investigation
Act, although not requested as hereinabove provided.
(Source: P.A. 87-984.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.23
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.23)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-14.23)
School bus driver permits.
(a) To conduct courses
of instruction for school bus drivers pursuant to the standards
established by the Secretary of State under Section 6-106.1 of the
Illinois Vehicle Code and to charge a fee based upon the cost of
providing such courses of up to $6 per person for fiscal years 2010, 2011, and 2012; up to $8 per person for fiscal years 2013, 2014, and 2015; and up to $10 per person for fiscal year 2016 and each fiscal year thereafter for the initial
classroom course in school bus driver safety and of up to $6 per person for fiscal years 2010, 2011, and 2012; up to $8 per person for fiscal years 2013, 2014, and 2015; and up to $10 per person for fiscal year 2016 and each fiscal year thereafter for the annual refresher course.
(b) To conduct such investigations
as may be necessary to insure that all persons hired to operate school buses
have valid school bus driver permits as required under Sections 6-104 and
6-106.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. If a regional superintendent finds
evidence of non-compliance with this requirement, he shall submit such
evidence together with his recommendations in writing to the school board.
If the regional superintendent finds evidence of noncompliance with the
requirement that all persons employed directly by the school board to operate
school buses have valid school bus driver permits as required under Sections
6-104 and 6-106.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, the regional superintendent
shall schedule a hearing on a date not less than 5 days nor more than 10
days after notifying the district of his findings. If based on the
evidence presented at the hearing the regional superintendent finds that
persons employed directly by the school board to operate school buses do not
valid school bus driver permits as required under Sections 6-104 and 6-106.1
of the Illinois Vehicle Code, the regional superintendent shall submit
such evidence and his findings together with his recommendations to the
State Superintendent of Education. The State Superintendent of Education
may reduce the district's claim for reimbursement under Sections
29-5 and 14-13.01 for transportation by 1.136% for each day of
If a school board finds evidence of noncompliance with the requirement
that all persons employed by a contractor to operate school buses have valid
school bus driver permits as required under Sections 6-104 and 6-106.1 of the
Illinois Vehicle Code, the school board shall request a hearing before
the regional superintendent. The regional superintendent shall schedule
a hearing on a date not less than 5 days nor more than 10 days after receiving
the request. If based on the evidence presented at the hearing the regional
superintendent finds that persons employed by a contractor to operate school
buses do not have valid school bus driver permits as required under Sections
6-104 and 6-106.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, the school board's financial
obligations under the contract shall be reduced by an amount equal to
each day of noncompliance. The findings of the regional superintendent and
the relief provided herein shall not impair the obligations of the contractor
to continue to provide transportation services in accordance with the terms
of the contract.
The provisions of the Administrative Review Law, and all amendments and
modifications thereof and the rules adopted pursuant thereto shall apply
to and govern all proceedings instituted for judicial review of final
administrative decisions of the regional superintendent under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 100-863, eff. 8-14-18.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.25
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.25)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-14.25)
Unfilled teaching positions list; subject shortage area
(a) To maintain, and make available to the public during regular
business hours, a list of unfilled teaching positions within the region.
The most current version of the list must be posted on or linked to the
regional office of education's Internet web site. If the regional office of
education does not have an Internet web site, the regional superintendent of
schools must make the list available to the State Board of Education and the
State Board of Education must post the list on the State Board of Education's
Internet web site. The State Board of Education's Internet web site must
provide a link to each regional office of education's list.
(b) To certify to the Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois
that a school district has submitted satisfactory evidence of compliance with
the requirements of subsection (e) of Section 16-150.1 of the Illinois Pension
Code, for the purpose of authorizing the employment of retired teachers in
subject shortage areas under the program established in that Section.
(Source: P.A. 92-41, eff. 7-1-01; 93-320, eff. 7-23-03.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.26
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.26)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-14.26)
To coordinate, aid and encourage the indemnification of
members of regional boards of school trustees by
county boards, as provided in Section
5-1102 of the Counties Code.
(Source: P.A. 86-1475.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.27
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.27)
(Source: P.A. 86-721. Repealed by P.A. 95-496, eff. 8-28-07.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.28
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.28)
(Source: P.A. 87-559. Repealed by P.A. 98-1155, eff. 1-9-15.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.29
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.29)
Sharing information on school lunch applicants.
Whenever requested by the
Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid), to agree in writing with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services
(as the State agency that administers the State Medical Assistance Program as
provided in Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act and the State
Health Insurance Program as provided in Title XXI of the federal Social
Act) to share with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services
information on applicants for
free or reduced-price lunches. This sharing of information shall be for the
purpose of helping the Department of Healthcare and Family Services identify and enroll children in
the State Medical Assistance Program or the State Children's Health Insurance
Program or both as allowed under 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1758(b)(2)(C)(iii)(IV) and
restrictions set forth in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1758(b)(2)(C)(vi) and (vii).
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.30
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.30)
To assist and support school districts with the preparation and submission of grant applications.
(Source: P.A. 93-1036, eff. 9-14-04.)
105 ILCS 5/3-14.31
(105 ILCS 5/3-14.31)
School facility occupation tax proceeds.
(a) Within 30 days after receiving any proceeds of a school facility occupation tax under Section 5-1006.7 of the Counties Code, each regional superintendent must disburse those proceeds to each school district that is located in the county in which the tax was collected.
(b) The proceeds must be disbursed on an enrollment basis and allocated based upon the number of each school district's resident pupils that reside within the county collecting the tax divided by the total number of resident students within the county.
(Source: P.A. 95-675, eff. 10-11-07; 95-850, eff. 1-1-09.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15
(105 ILCS 5/3-15)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15)
Powers of county superintendent.
The county superintendent shall have the powers enumerated in the
subsequent sections of this article.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.1
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.1)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.1)
To require the appointed school treasurer in Class
II counties, in each school district which forms a part of a Class II
county school unit but which is not subject to the jurisdiction of the
trustees of schools of any township in which such district is located, and
in each school district of the Class I counties to prepare and forward to
his office on or before October 15, annually, and at such other times as
may be required by him or by the State Board of Education a statement
exhibiting the financial condition of the school for the preceding year
commencing on July 1 and ending June 30.
In Class I county school units, and in each school district which forms
a part of a Class II county school unit but which is not subject to the
jurisdiction of the trustees of schools of any township in
which such school district is located, the statement shall in the case of
districts on the accrual basis show the assets, liabilities and fund
balance of the funds as of the end of the fiscal year. The statement
shall show the operation of the funds for the fiscal year with a
reconciliation and analysis of changes in the funds at the end of the
period. For districts on a cash basis the statement shall show the
receipts and disbursements by funds including the source of receipts and
purpose for which the disbursements were made together with the balance
at the end of the fiscal year. Each school district that is the
administrator of a joint agreement shall cause an Annual Financial
Statement to be submitted on forms prescribed by the State Board of
Education exhibiting the financial condition of the program established
pursuant to the joint agreement, for the fiscal year ending on the
immediately preceding June 30.
The regional superintendent shall send all required reports to the
State Board of Education on or before November 15, annually.
For all districts the statements shall show bonded debt, tax
warrants, taxes received and receivable by funds and such other
information as may be required by the State Board of Education. Any
district from which such report is not so received when
required shall have its portion of the distributive fund withheld for
the next ensuing year until such report is filed.
If a district is divided by a county line or lines the foregoing
required statement shall be forwarded to the regional superintendent of
schools having supervision and control of the district.
(Source: P.A. 86-1441; 87-473.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.2
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.2)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.2)
Recommending imposition or remission of penalty.
To recommend to the State Board of Education the
imposition or remission of the penalty provided in Section 2-3.24.
(Source: P.A. 88-641, eff. 9-9-94.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.3
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.3)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.3)
School treasurer's accounts.
To direct in what manner school
treasurers shall keep their books and accounts.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.4
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.4)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.4)
Suit against county collector.
To bring suit against the county collector for failure to pay the amount
due upon the auditor's warrant.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.5
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.5)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.5)
Removal of school board members.
To remove any member of a school board from office for wilful failure to
perform his official duties.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.6
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.6)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.6)
To employ, with the approval of the
county board, such additional employees as are needed for the discharge of
the duties of the office. The non-clerical employees shall be persons
versed in the principles and methods of education, familiar with public
school work, competent to visit schools, and licensed pursuant to this
Code if their duties are comparable to those for which licensure is
required by this Code.
On and after July 1, 1994, the provisions of this Section shall have
no application in any educational service region having a population of
2,000,000 or more inhabitants.
(Source: P.A. 99-30, eff. 7-10-15.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.7
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.7)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.7)
Maps and records of new districts.
To demand of the
trustees of schools or regional board of school trustees having custody of
maps and records of school districts as organized certified copies of the
same. In case of discrepancies or defects in defining the boundaries of
school districts the county superintendent, or in case of a district lying
in two or more counties, the county superintendents of such counties acting
jointly, may define such boundaries in conformity with what appears to have
been the intention of the trustees of schools when such boundaries were
(Source: P.A. 87-473.)
105 ILCS 5/3-15.8
(105 ILCS 5/3-15.8)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.8)
Report to State Board of Education.
On or before November
15, annually, to present to the State Board of Education such information
relating to schools in his region as the State Board of Education may require.
(Source: P.A. 82-143.)