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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by changing Section
14C-13 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/14C-13)
(from Ch. 122, par. 14C-13)
There is created an Advisory
on Bilingual Education, consisting of 17 members
appointed by the State
Superintendent of Education and
selected, as nearly as possible, on the
basis of experience in
or knowledge of the various programs of bilingual
The Council shall advise the State Superintendent on policy and
rules pertaining to bilingual education. The Council shall
sub-committees as it deems appropriate to review
bilingual education issues
including but not limited to
certification, finance and special education.
Initial appointees shall serve terms determined by lot as
follows: 6 for
one year, 6 for 2 years and 5 for 3 years.
Successors shall serve 3-year
terms. Members annually shall
select a chairman from among their number.
receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for necessary
expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
By no later than December 1, 2011, the Council shall submit