Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Public Act 096-0674


 

Public Act 0674 96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 096-0674
 
HB1335 Enrolled LRB096 03981 NHT 15926 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Sections
10-20.46, 22-50, and 34-18.37 as follows:
 
    (105 ILCS 5/10-20.46 new)
    Sec. 10-20.46. Press boxes; accessibility. A school board
does not have to comply with the Illinois Accessibility Code
(71 Ill. Adm. Code 400) with respect to accessibility to press
boxes that are on school property if the press boxes were
constructed before the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 96th General Assembly.
 
    (105 ILCS 5/22-50 new)
    Sec. 22-50. Illinois Accessibility Task Force.
    (a) The Illinois Accessibility Task Force is created to
recommend any necessary revisions to the Illinois
Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400) to comply with the
federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with respect to
public school property.
    (b) The task force shall consist of the following members:
        (1) One member appointed by the President of the
    Senate.
        (2) One member appointed by the Minority Leader of the
    Senate.
        (3) One member appointed by the Speaker of the House of
    Representatives.
        (4) One member appointed by the Minority Leader of the
    House of Representatives.
        (5) The Executive Director of the Capital Development
    Board or his or her designee.
        (6) The Attorney General or his or her designee.
        (7) A representative of a statewide association
    representing school boards appointed by the Executive
    Director of the Capital Development Board.
        (8) A representative of a statewide association
    representing regional superintendents of schools appointed
    by the Executive Director of the Capital Development Board.
        (9) A representative of a statewide coalition of
    citizens with disabilities appointed by the Executive
    Director of the Capital Development Board.
    (c) The Capital Development Board shall provide
administrative and other support to the task force.
    (d) The task force shall report its recommendations to the
Capital Development Board and the General Assembly, and upon
reporting its recommendations the task force is dissolved.
 
    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.37 new)
    Sec. 34-18.37. Press boxes; accessibility. The board does
not have to comply with the Illinois Accessibility Code (71
Ill. Adm. Code 400) with respect to accessibility to press
boxes that are on school property if the press boxes were
constructed before the effective date of this amendatory Act of
the 96th General Assembly.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
2009.

Effective Date: 8/25/2009