Rep. Robert Martwick

Filed: 3/2/2016





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 557 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Election Code is amended by changing
5Sections 2A-1.2 and 2A-48 as follows:
6    (10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2)  (from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.2)
7    Sec. 2A-1.2. Consolidated Schedule of Elections - Offices
9    (a) At the general election in the appropriate
10even-numbered years, the following offices shall be filled or
11shall be on the ballot as otherwise required by this Code:
12        (1) Elector of President and Vice President of the
13    United States;
14        (2) United States Senator and United States
15    Representative;
16        (3) State Executive Branch elected officers;



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1        (4) State Senator and State Representative;
2        (5) County elected officers, including State's
3    Attorney, County Board member, County Commissioners, and
4    elected President of the County Board or County Chief
5    Executive;
6        (6) Circuit Court Clerk;
7        (7) Regional Superintendent of Schools, except in
8    counties or educational service regions in which that
9    office has been abolished;
10        (8) Judges of the Supreme, Appellate and Circuit
11    Courts, on the question of retention, to fill vacancies and
12    newly created judicial offices;
13        (9) (Blank);
14        (10) Trustee of the Metropolitan Sanitary District of
15    Chicago, and elected Trustee of other Sanitary Districts;
16        (11) Special District elected officers, not otherwise
17    designated in this Section, where the statute creating or
18    authorizing the creation of the district requires an annual
19    election and permits or requires election of candidates of
20    political parties.
21    (b) At the general primary election:
22        (1) in each even-numbered year candidates of political
23    parties shall be nominated for those offices to be filled
24    at the general election in that year, except where pursuant
25    to law nomination of candidates of political parties is
26    made by caucus.



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1        (2) in the appropriate even-numbered years the
2    political party offices of State central committeeman,
3    township committeeman, ward committeeman, and precinct
4    committeeman shall be filled and delegates and alternate
5    delegates to the National nominating conventions shall be
6    elected as may be required pursuant to this Code. In the
7    even-numbered years in which a Presidential election is to
8    be held, candidates in the Presidential preference primary
9    shall also be on the ballot.
10        (3) in each even-numbered year, where the municipality
11    has provided for annual elections to elect municipal
12    officers pursuant to Section 6(f) or Section 7 of Article
13    VII of the Constitution, pursuant to the Illinois Municipal
14    Code or pursuant to the municipal charter, the offices of
15    such municipal officers shall be filled at an election held
16    on the date of the general primary election, provided that
17    the municipal election shall be a nonpartisan election
18    where required by the Illinois Municipal Code. For partisan
19    municipal elections in even-numbered years, a primary to
20    nominate candidates for municipal office to be elected at
21    the general primary election shall be held on the Tuesday 6
22    weeks preceding that election.
23        (4) in each school district which has adopted the
24    provisions of Article 33 of the School Code, successors to
25    the members of the board of education whose terms expire in
26    the year in which the general primary is held shall be



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1    elected.
2        (5) in 2018, the members of the Chicago Board of
3    Education shall be elected to serve a term of 5 years;
4    successors shall be elected at the consolidated election
5    under subsection (c) of this Section to a term of 4 years
6    as provided under Section 2A-48 of this Code. The election
7    of members of the Chicago Board of Education held in 2018
8    shall be a nonpartisan election as provided for under this
9    Code and conducted on a separate ballot.
10    (c) At the consolidated election in the appropriate
11odd-numbered years, the following offices shall be filled:
12        (1) Municipal officers, provided that in
13    municipalities in which candidates for alderman or other
14    municipal office are not permitted by law to be candidates
15    of political parties, the runoff election where required by
16    law, or the nonpartisan election where required by law,
17    shall be held on the date of the consolidated election; and
18    provided further, in the case of municipal officers
19    provided for by an ordinance providing the form of
20    government of the municipality pursuant to Section 7 of
21    Article VII of the Constitution, such offices shall be
22    filled by election or by runoff election as may be provided
23    by such ordinance;
24        (2) Village and incorporated town library directors;
25        (3) City boards of stadium commissioners;
26        (4) Commissioners of park districts;



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1        (5) Trustees of public library districts;
2        (6) Special District elected officers, not otherwise
3    designated in this section, where the statute creating or
4    authorizing the creation of the district permits or
5    requires election of candidates of political parties;
6        (7) Township officers, including township park
7    commissioners, township library directors, and boards of
8    managers of community buildings, and Multi-Township
9    Assessors;
10        (8) Highway commissioners and road district clerks;
11        (9) Members of school boards in school districts which
12    adopt Article 33 of the School Code;
13        (10) The directors and chairman of the Chain O Lakes -
14    Fox River Waterway Management Agency;
15        (11) Forest preserve district commissioners elected
16    under Section 3.5 of the Downstate Forest Preserve District
17    Act;
18        (12) Elected members of school boards, school
19    trustees, directors of boards of school directors,
20    trustees of county boards of school trustees (except in
21    counties or educational service regions having a
22    population of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants) and members of
23    boards of school inspectors, except school boards in school
24    districts that adopt Article 33 of the School Code and
25    except as otherwise provided in paragraph (5) of subsection
26    (b) of this Section;



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1        (13) Members of Community College district boards;
2        (14) Trustees of Fire Protection Districts;
3        (15) Commissioners of the Springfield Metropolitan
4    Exposition and Auditorium Authority;
5        (16) Elected Trustees of Tuberculosis Sanitarium
6    Districts;
7        (17) Elected Officers of special districts not
8    otherwise designated in this Section for which the law
9    governing those districts does not permit candidates of
10    political parties.
11    (d) At the consolidated primary election in each
12odd-numbered year, candidates of political parties shall be
13nominated for those offices to be filled at the consolidated
14election in that year, except where pursuant to law nomination
15of candidates of political parties is made by caucus, and
16except those offices listed in paragraphs (12) through (17) of
17subsection (c).
18    At the consolidated primary election in the appropriate
19odd-numbered years, the mayor, clerk, treasurer, and aldermen
20shall be elected in municipalities in which candidates for
21mayor, clerk, treasurer, or alderman are not permitted by law
22to be candidates of political parties, subject to runoff
23elections to be held at the consolidated election as may be
24required by law, and municipal officers shall be nominated in a
25nonpartisan election in municipalities in which pursuant to law
26candidates for such office are not permitted to be candidates



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1of political parties.
2    At the consolidated primary election in the appropriate
3odd-numbered years, municipal officers shall be nominated or
4elected, or elected subject to a runoff, as may be provided by
5an ordinance providing a form of government of the municipality
6pursuant to Section 7 of Article VII of the Constitution.
7    (e) (Blank).
8    (f) At any election established in Section 2A-1.1, public
9questions may be submitted to voters pursuant to this Code and
10any special election otherwise required or authorized by law or
11by court order may be conducted pursuant to this Code.
12    Notwithstanding the regular dates for election of officers
13established in this Article, whenever a referendum is held for
14the establishment of a political subdivision whose officers are
15to be elected, the initial officers shall be elected at the
16election at which such referendum is held if otherwise so
17provided by law. In such cases, the election of the initial
18officers shall be subject to the referendum.
19    Notwithstanding the regular dates for election of
20officials established in this Article, any community college
21district which becomes effective by operation of law pursuant
22to Section 6-6.1 of the Public Community College Act, as now or
23hereafter amended, shall elect the initial district board
24members at the next regularly scheduled election following the
25effective date of the new district.
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1any precinct there are no offices or public questions required
2to be on the ballot under this Code then no election shall be
3held in the precinct on that date.
4    (h) There may be conducted a referendum in accordance with
5the provisions of Division 6-4 of the Counties Code.
6(Source: P.A. 89-5, eff. 1-1-96; 89-95, eff. 1-1-96; 89-626,
7eff. 8-9-96; 90-358, eff. 1-1-98.)
8    (10 ILCS 5/2A-48)  (from Ch. 46, par. 2A-48)
9    Sec. 2A-48. Board of School Directors and Board of
10Education - Member - Time of Election. A member of a Board of
11School Directors or a member of an elected Board of Education,
12as the case may be, shall be elected at each consolidated
13election to succeed each incumbent member whose term ends
14before the following consolidated election. However, a member
15of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elected at each
16consolidated election beginning with the April 2023 election to
17succeed each incumbent member whose term ends before the
18following consolidated election.
19(Source: P.A. 90-358, eff. 1-1-98.)
20    Section 10. The School Code is amended by changing Sections
2134-3, 34-4, and 34-13.1 and by adding Sections 34-21.9, 34-4.1
22and 34-4.2 as follows:
23    (105 ILCS 5/34-3)  (from Ch. 122, par. 34-3)



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1    Sec. 34-3. Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees; new
2Chicago Board of Education; members; term; vacancies.
3    (a) Within 30 days after the effective date of this
4amendatory Act of 1995, the terms of all members of the Chicago
5Board of Education holding office on that date are abolished
6and the Mayor shall appoint, without the consent or approval of
7the City Council, a 5 member Chicago School Reform Board of
8Trustees which shall take office upon the appointment of the
9fifth member. The Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees and
10its members shall serve until, and the terms of all members of
11the Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees shall expire on,
12June 30, 1999 or upon the appointment of a new Chicago Board of
13Education as provided in subsection (b), whichever is later.
14Any vacancy in the membership of the Trustees shall be filled
15through appointment by the Mayor, without the consent or
16approval of the City Council, for the unexpired term. One of
17the members appointed by the Mayor to the Trustees shall be
18designated by the Mayor to serve as President of the Trustees.
19The Mayor shall appoint a full-time, compensated chief
20executive officer, and his or her compensation as such chief
21executive officer shall be determined by the Mayor. The Mayor,
22at his or her discretion, may appoint the President to serve
23simultaneously as the chief executive officer.
24    (b) This subsection (b) applies until March 20, 2018.
25Within 30 days before the expiration of the terms of the
26members of the Chicago Reform Board of Trustees as provided in



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1subsection (a), a new Chicago Board of Education consisting of
27 members shall be appointed by the Mayor to take office on the
3later of July 1, 1999 or the appointment of the seventh member.
4Three of the members initially so appointed under this
5subsection shall serve for terms ending June 30, 2002, 4 of the
6members initially so appointed under this subsection shall
7serve for terms ending June 30, 2003, and each member initially
8so appointed shall continue to hold office until his or her
9successor is appointed and qualified. Thereafter at the
10expiration of the term of any member a successor shall be
11appointed by the Mayor and shall hold office for a term of 4
12years, from July 1 of the year in which the term commences and
13until a successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in
14the membership of the Chicago Board of Education shall be
15filled through appointment by the Mayor for the unexpired term.
16No appointment to membership on the Chicago Board of Education
17that is made by the Mayor under this subsection shall require
18the approval of the City Council, whether the appointment is
19made for a full term or to fill a vacancy for an unexpired term
20on the Board.
21    (b-5) On March 21, 2018, the terms of all members of the
22Chicago Board of Education appointed under subsection (b) of
23this Section are abolished when the new board, consisting of 21
24members, is elected by the electors of the school district as
25provided in this subsection (b-5) and takes office.
26    Each member shall be elected for a term of 4 years,



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1commencing on the second Tuesday in May of the year in which
2the member is elected, and until the member's successor is
3elected and has qualified, except that members of the board
4elected to terms commencing on March 21, 2018 shall commence to
5serve for terms of 5 years and until the member's successor is
6elected and has qualified. For purposes of elections conducted
7pursuant to this subsection (b-5), the City of Chicago shall be
8subdivided into 20 electoral districts by the General Assembly
9for seats on the Chicago Board of Education, as provided under
10Section 34-21.9 of this Code. Each district shall be
11represented by a member, and one member shall be elected at
12large and serve as the president of the board.
13    Within 28 days after each board enters office, the board
14shall organize by electing its vice president and fixing a time
15and place for the regular meetings. No less than a majority of
16the board's regular meetings shall take place after regular
17business hours in order to maximize community participation.
18Upon organizing itself as provided in this subsection (b-5),
19the board shall enter upon the discharge of its duties.
20    Whenever a vacancy in the board occurs, the remaining
21members of the board shall notify the Mayor of that vacancy
22within 5 days after its occurrence and shall proceed to fill
23the vacancy until the next board election, at which election a
24successor shall be elected to serve the remainder of the
25unexpired term. However, if the vacancy occurs with less than
2628 months remaining in the term or if the vacancy occurs less



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1than 88 days before the next board election, then the person so
2appointed shall serve the remainder of the unexpired term, and
3no election to fill the vacancy shall be held. The successor
4shall have the same residential and other qualifications as his
5or her predecessor. Should the remaining board members fail to
6act within 45 days after the vacancy occurs, the Mayor shall,
7within 30 days after the remaining members have failed to fill
8the vacancy, fill the vacancy as provided for in this Section.
9Upon the Mayor's failure to fill the vacancy, the vacancy shall
10be filled at the next board election. The successor shall have
11the same residential and other qualifications as his or her
13    (b-10) The board shall elect annually from its number a
14president and vice-president, in such manner and at such time
15as the board determines by its rules. The president elected by
16the voters and vice-president elected by the board officers so
17elected shall each perform the duties imposed upon his or her
18their respective office by the rules of the board, provided
19that (i) the president shall preside at meetings of the board
20and vote as any other member but have no power of veto, and
21(ii) the vice president shall perform the duties of the
22president if that office is vacant or the president is absent
23or unable to act. The secretary of the board Board shall be
24selected by the board Board and shall be an employee of the
25board Board rather than a member of the board Board,
26notwithstanding subsection (d) of Section 34-3.3. The duties of



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1the secretary shall be imposed by the rules of the board Board.
2    (b-15) No member shall have, or be an employee or owner of
3a company that has, a contract with the school district. No
4former officer, member, or employee of the board shall, within
5a period of one year immediately after termination of service
6on the board, knowingly accept employment or receive
7compensation or fees for services from a person or entity if
8the officer, member, or employee, during the year immediately
9preceding termination of service on the board, participated
10personally and substantially in the award of contracts with the
11board or the school district, or the issuance of contract
12change orders with the board or the school district, with a
13cumulative value of $25,000 or more to the person or entity, or
14its parent or subsidiary.
15    (c) The board may appoint a student to the board to serve
16in an advisory capacity. The student member shall serve for a
17term as determined by the board. The board may not grant the
18student member any voting privileges, but shall consider the
19student member as an advisor. The student member may not
20participate in or attend any executive session of the board.
21(Source: P.A. 94-231, eff. 7-14-05.)
22    (105 ILCS 5/34-4)  (from Ch. 122, par. 34-4)
23    Sec. 34-4. Eligibility.
24    (a) To be eligible for election appointment to the board, a
25person shall be a citizen of the United States, shall be a



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1registered voter as provided in the Election Code, shall have
2been a resident of the city and the electoral district for at
3least one year 3 years immediately preceding his or her
4election appointment, and shall not be a child sex offender as
5defined in Section 11-9.3 of the Criminal Code of 2012. A
6person is ineligible for election or appointment to the board
7if that person is an employee of the school district. All
8persons eligible for election to the board shall be nominated
9by a petition signed by no less than 250 voters residing within
10the electoral district on a petition in order to be placed on
11the ballot, except that persons eligible for election to the
12board at large shall be nominated by a petition signed by no
13less than 2,500 voters residing within the city.
14    Permanent removal from the city by any member of the board
15during his or her term of office constitutes a resignation
16therefrom and creates a vacancy in the board. Board Except for
17the President of the Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees
18who may be paid compensation for his or her services as chief
19executive officer as determined by the Mayor as provided in
20subsection (a) of Section 34-3, board members shall serve
21without any compensation; provided, that board members shall be
22reimbursed for expenses incurred while in the performance of
23their duties upon submission of proper receipts or upon
24submission of a signed voucher in the case of an expense
25allowance evidencing the amount of such reimbursement or
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1approval. Board members The board of education may continue to
2provide health care insurance coverage, employer pension
3contributions, employee pension contributions, and life
4insurance premium payments for an employee required to resign
5from an administrative, teaching, or career service position in
6order to qualify as a member of the board of education. They
7shall not hold other public office under the Federal, State or
8any local government other than that of Director of the
9Regional Transportation Authority, member of the economic
10development commission of a city having a population exceeding
11500,000, notary public or member of the National Guard, and by
12accepting any such office while members of the board, or by not
13resigning any such office held at the time of being elected
14appointed to the board within 30 days after such election
15appointment, shall be deemed to have vacated their membership
16in the board.
17(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
18    (105 ILCS 5/34-4.1 new)
19    Sec. 34-4.1. Nomination petitions. In addition to the
20requirements of the general election law, the form of petitions
21under Section 34-4 of this Code shall be substantially as
25    To the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of



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2    We the undersigned, being (.... or more) of the voters
3residing within said district, hereby petition that .... who
4resides at .... in the City of Chicago shall be a candidate for
5the office of .... of the board of education (full term)
6(vacancy) to be voted for at the election to be held on (insert
8    Name: .................. Address: ...................
9    In the designation of the name of a candidate on a petition
10for nomination, the candidate's given name or names, initial or
11initials, a nickname by which the candidate is commonly known,
12or a combination thereof may be used in addition to the
13candidate's surname. If a candidate has changed his or her
14name, whether by a statutory or common law procedure in
15Illinois or any other jurisdiction, within 3 years before the
16last day for filing the petition, then (i) the candidate's name
17on the petition must be followed by "formerly known as (list
18all prior names during the 3-year period) until name changed on
19(list date of each such name change)" and (ii) the petition
20must be accompanied by the candidate's affidavit stating the
21candidate's previous names during the period specified in
22clause (i) and the date or dates each of those names was
23changed; failure to meet these requirements shall be grounds
24for denying certification of the candidate's name for the
25ballot, but these requirements do not apply to name changes
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1parents' surname, marriage to assume a spouse's surname, or
2dissolution of marriage or declaration of invalidity of
3marriage to assume a former surname. No other designation, such
4as a political slogan, as defined by Section 7-17 of the
5Election Code, title or degree, or nickname suggesting or
6implying possession of a title, degree or professional status,
7or similar information may be used in connection with the
8candidate's surname.
9    All petitions for the nomination of members of a board of
10education shall be filed with the board of election
11commissioners of the jurisdiction in which the principal office
12of the school district is located within the time provided for
13by the general election law, except that petitions for the
14nomination of members of the board of education for the March
1520, 2018 election shall be prepared and certified on the same
16schedule as the petition schedule for the candidates for the
17General Assembly. The board of election commissioners shall
18receive and file only those petitions that include a statement
19of candidacy, the required number of voter signatures, the
20notarized signature of the petition circulator, and a receipt
21from the County Clerk showing that the candidate has filed a
22statement of economic interest on or before the last day to
23file as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. The
24board of election commissioners may have petition forms
25available for issuance to potential candidates and may give
26notice of the petition filing period by publication in a



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1newspaper of general circulation within the school district not
2less than 10 days prior to the first day of filing. The board
3of election commissioners shall make certification to the
4proper election authorities in accordance with the general
5election law.
6    The board of election commissioners of the jurisdiction in
7which the principal office of the school district is located
8shall notify the candidates for whom a petition for nomination
9is filed or the appropriate committee of the obligations under
10the Campaign Financing Act as provided in the general election
11law. Such notice shall be given on a form prescribed by the
12State Board of Elections and in accordance with the
13requirements of the general election law. The board of election
14commissioners shall within 7 days of filing or on the last day
15for filing, whichever is earlier, acknowledge to the petitioner
16in writing the office's acceptance of the petition.
17    A candidate for membership on the board of education who
18has petitioned for nomination to fill a full term and to fill a
19vacant term to be voted upon at the same election must withdraw
20his or her petition for nomination from either the full term or
21the vacant term by written declaration.
22    Nomination petitions are not valid unless the candidate
23named therein files with the board of election commissioners a
24receipt from the county clerk showing that the candidate has
25filed a statement of economic interests as required by the
26Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Such receipt shall be so



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1filed either previously during the calendar year in which his
2or her nomination papers were filed or within the period for
3the filing of nomination papers in accordance with the general
4election law.
5    (105 ILCS 5/34-4.2 new)
6    Sec. 34-4.2. Ballots. The board of election commissioners
7of the jurisdiction in which the principal office of the school
8district is located shall conduct a lottery to determine the
9ballot order of candidates for full terms in the event of any
10simultaneous petition filings. Such candidate lottery shall be
11conducted as follows:
12    All petitions filed by persons waiting in line as of 8:00
13a.m. on the first day for filing, or as of the normal opening
14hour of the office involved on such day, shall be deemed
15simultaneously filed as of 8:00 a.m. or the normal opening
16hour, as the case may be. Petitions filed by mail and received
17after midnight of the first day for filing and in the first
18mail delivery or pickup of that day shall be deemed
19simultaneously filed as of 8:00 a.m. of that day or as of the
20normal opening hour of such day, as the case may be. All
21petitions received thereafter shall be deemed filed in the
22order of actual receipt. However, 2 or more petitions filed
23within the last hour of the filing deadline shall be deemed
24filed simultaneously.
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1the same office as of 8:00 a.m. on the first day for petition
2filing or as of the normal opening hour of the office of the
3board of election commissioners with whom such petitions are
4filed, the board of election commissioners shall break ties and
5determine the order of filing by means of a lottery or other
6fair and impartial method of random selection. Such lottery
7shall be conducted within 9 days following the last day for
8petition filing and shall be open to the public. Seven days
9written notice of the time and place of conducting such random
10selection shall be given by the board of election commissioners
11to all candidates who filed their petitions simultaneously and
12to each organization of citizens within the election
13jurisdiction that was entitled, under the general election law,
14at the next preceding election, to have poll watchers present
15on the day of election. The board of election commissioners
16shall post in a conspicuous, open, and public place, at the
17entrance of his or her office, notice of the time and place of
18such lottery.
19    All candidates shall be certified in the order in which
20their petitions have been filed and in the manner prescribed by
21Section 10-15 of the Election Code. Where candidates have filed
22simultaneously, they shall be certified in the order prescribed
23by this Section and prior to candidates who filed for the same
24office at a later time.
25    Where elections are conducted for unexpired terms, a second
26lottery to determine ballot order shall be conducted for



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1candidates who simultaneously file petitions for such
2unexpired terms. Such lottery shall be conducted in the same
3manner as prescribed by this Section for full term candidates.
4    Ballots for the election of school officers shall be in the
5following form:
7    Ballot position for candidates shall be determined by the
8order of petition filing or lottery held pursuant to this
10    The school district is divided into 20 electoral districts,
11each of which elects one member to the board of education and
12votes on one member to serve at-large.)
DISTRICT ....... (1 through 20)
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DISTRICT ....... (1 through 20)
(Precinct name or number)
School District No. ......, ........... County, Illinois
Election Tuesday (insert date)
(facsimile signature of Election Authority)

12    (105 ILCS 5/34-13.1)
13    Sec. 34-13.1. Inspector General.
14    (a) The Inspector General and his office in existence on
15the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1995 shall be
16transferred to the jurisdiction of the board upon appointment
17of the Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees. The Inspector
18General shall have the authority to conduct investigations into
19allegations of or incidents of waste, fraud, and financial
20mismanagement in public education within the jurisdiction of
21the board by a local school council member or an employee,
22contractor, or member of the board or involving school projects
23managed or handled by the Public Building Commission. The
24Inspector General shall make recommendations to the board about
25the investigations. The Inspector General in office on the



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1effective date of this amendatory Act of 1996 shall serve for a
2term expiring on June 30, 1998. His or her successors in office
3shall each be appointed by the Mayor, without the consent or
4approval of the City Council, for 4 year terms expiring on June
530th of an even numbered year; however, beginning on March 20,
62018, successors shall be appointed by the board instead of the
7Mayor. If the Inspector General leaves office or if a vacancy
8in that office otherwise occurs, the Mayor shall appoint,
9without the consent or approval of the City Council, a
10successor to serve under this Section for the remainder of the
11unexpired term; however, beginning on March 20, 2018,
12successors shall be appointed by the board instead of the
13Mayor. The Inspector General shall be independent of the
14operations of the board and the School Finance Authority, and
15shall perform other duties requested by the board.
16    (b) The Inspector General shall have access to all
17information and personnel necessary to perform the duties of
18the office. If the Inspector General determines that a possible
19criminal act has been committed or that special expertise is
20required in the investigation, he or she shall immediately
21notify the Chicago Police Department and the Cook County
22State's Attorney. All investigations conducted by the
23Inspector General shall be conducted in a manner that ensures
24the preservation of evidence for use in criminal prosecutions.
25    (c) At all times the Inspector General shall be granted
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1leased by the board, the Public Building Commission, or the
2city in trust and for the use and benefit of the schools of the
4    (d) The Inspector General shall have the power to subpoena
5witnesses and compel the production of books and papers
6pertinent to an investigation authorized by this Code. Any
7person who (1) fails to appear in response to a subpoena; (2)
8fails to answer any question; (3) fails to produce any books or
9papers pertinent to an investigation under this Code; or (4)
10knowingly gives false testimony during an investigation under
11this Code, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
12    (e) The Inspector General shall provide to the board and
13the Illinois General Assembly a summary of reports and
14investigations made under this Section for the previous fiscal
15year no later than January 1 of each year, except that the
16Inspector General shall provide the summary of reports and
17investigations made under this Section for the period
18commencing July 1, 1998 and ending April 30, 1999 no later than
19May 1, 1999. The summaries shall detail the final disposition
20of those recommendations. The summaries shall not contain any
21confidential or identifying information concerning the
22subjects of the reports and investigations. The summaries shall
23also include detailed recommended administrative actions and
24matters for consideration by the General Assembly.
25    (f) (Blank).
26    (g) (Blank).



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1(Source: P.A. 89-15, eff. 5-30-95; 89-698, eff. 1-14-97.)
2    (105 ILCS 5/34-21.9 new)
3    Sec. 34-21.9. Creation of electoral districts;
4reapportionment of districts.
5    (a) For purposes of elections conducted pursuant to
6subsection (b-5) of Section 34-3 of this Code, the City of
7Chicago shall be subdivided into 20 electoral districts after
8the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General
9Assembly by the General Assembly for seats on the Chicago Board
10of Education. The electoral districts must be drawn on or
11before January 1, 2017. Each district must be compact,
12contiguous, and substantially equal in population.
13    (b) In the year following each decennial census, the
14General Assembly shall redistrict the electoral districts to
15reflect the results of the decennial census consistent with the
16requirements in subsection (a) of this Section. The
17reapportionment plan shall be completed and formally approved
18by the General Assembly not less than 90 days before the last
19date established by law for the filing of nominating petitions
20for the second school board election after the decennial census
21year. If by reapportionment a board member no longer resides
22within the electoral district from which the member was
23elected, the member shall continue to serve in office until the
24expiration of the member's regular term. All new members shall
25be elected from the electoral districts as reapportioned.



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.".