HASSERT AND LOPEZ.
SCH CD-ANNEX NONCOTERMIN TERR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning the annexation
of non-coterminous territory from an elementary or high school
district, replaces references to the State Board of Education with
references to the regional board of school trustees. Also provides
that any contiguous portion of the district that constitutes 5%
(instead of 10%) or less of the equalized assessed value of the
district may be detached and annexed, and prohibits a district from
losing more than 5% of its equalized assessed value through petitions
filed under these provisions. Repeals a provision requiring the State
Board of Education to exercise certain rights, powers, duties, and
responsibilities under the provisions concerning the annexation of
non-coterminous territory from an elementary or high school district.
Makes other related changes.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the contiguous portion of the district must also
constitute 5% or less of the territory of the district in order to be
detached and annexed. Provides that no district may lose more than 5%
of its territory through petitions filed under the provisions
concerning the annexation of non-coterminous territory from an
elementary or high school district, and provides that if a petition
seeks to detach territory that would result in a cumulative total of
more than 5% of a district's territory being detached under these
provisions, the petition be shall denied. Makes other changes. Adds an
immediate effective date.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0046
Last action date: 99-06-30
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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