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92_SB0722 LRB9202502NTsb 1 AN ACT respecting schools. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing 5 Section 3A-6 as follows: 6 (105 ILCS 5/3A-6) (from Ch. 122, par. 3A-6) 7 Sec. 3A-6. Election of Superintendent for consolidated 8 region - Bond - Vacancies in any educational service region. 9 The regional superintendent to be elected under Section 3A-5 10 shall be elected at the time provided in the general election 11 law and must possess the qualifications described in Section 12 3-1 of this Act. 13 The bond required under Section 3-2 shall be filed in the 14 office of the county clerk in the county where the regional 15 office is situated, and a certified copy of that bond shall 16 be filed in the office of the county clerk in each of the 17 other counties in the region. 18 When a vacancy occurs in the office of regional 19 superintendent of schools of any educational service region 20 which is not located in a county which is a home rule unit, 21 such vacancy shall be filled within 60 days (i) by 22 appointment of the chairman of the county board, with the 23 advice and consent of the county board, when such vacancy 24 occurs in a single county educational service region; or (ii) 25 by appointment of a committee composed of the chairmen of the 26 county boards of those counties comprising the affected 27 educational service region when such vacancy occurs in a 28 multicounty educational service region, each committeeman to 29 be entitled to one vote for each vote that was received in 30 the county represented by such committeeman on the committee 31 by the regional superintendent of schools whose office is -2- LRB9202502NTsb 1 vacant at the last election at which a regional 2 superintendent was elected to such office, and the person 3 receiving the highest number of affirmative votes from the 4 committeemen for such vacant office to be deemed the person 5 appointed by such committee to fill the vacancy. The 6 appointee shall be a member of the same political party as 7 the regional superintendent of schools the appointee succeeds 8 was at the time such regional superintendent of schools last 9 was elected. The appointee shall serve until the next 10 general election when a successor shall be elected in 11 accordance with the general election law for the unexpired 12 term or for a full term, as the case may require. 13 Except as otherwise provided by applicable county 14 ordinance or by law, if a vacancy occurs in the office of 15 regional superintendent of schools of an educational service 16 region that is located in a county that is a home rule unit 17 and that has a population of less than 2,000,000 inhabitants, 18 that vacancy shall be filled by the county board of such home 19 rule county. 20 On or after August 7, 1995, if a vacancy occurs in the 21 office of regional superintendent of schools of an 22 educational service region that is located in a county that 23 is a home rule unit and that has a population of 2,000,000 or 24 more inhabitants, then that vacancy shall be filled by the 25 first assistant superintendent/deputy superintendent until 26 the end of the term to which the regional superintendent was 27 elected.
Until July 1, 1994, if a vacancy occurs in the28 office of regional superintendent of schools of an29 educational service region that is located in a county that30 is a home rule unit and that has a population of 2,000,000 or31 more inhabitants, that vacancy shall be filled by the county32 board of that home rule county unless otherwise provided by33 applicable county ordinance or by law. On and after July 1,34 1994, the provisions of this Section shall have no-3- LRB9202502NTsb 1 application in any educational service region that is located2 in any county, including a county that is a home rule unit,3 if that educational service region has a population of4 2,000,000 or more inhabitants.5 Any person appointed to fill a vacancy in the office of 6 regional superintendent of schools of any educational service 7 region must possess the qualifications required to be elected 8 to the position of regional superintendent of schools, and 9 shall obtain a certificate of eligibility from the State 10 Superintendent of Education and file same with the county 11 clerk of the county in which the regional superintendent's 12 office is located. 13 If the regional superintendent of schools is called into 14 the active military service of the United States, his office 15 shall not be deemed to be vacant, but a temporary appointment 16 shall be made as in the case of a vacancy. The appointee 17 shall perform all the duties of the regional superintendent 18 of schools during the time the regional superintendent of 19 schools is in the active military service of the United 20 States, and shall be paid the same compensation apportioned 21 as to the time of service, and such appointment and all 22 authority thereunder shall cease upon the discharge of the 23 regional superintendent of schools from such active military 24 service. The appointee shall give the same bond as is 25 required of a regularly elected regional superintendent of 26 schools. 27 (Source: P.A. 87-654; 87-1251.) 28 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 29 becoming law.
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