Rep. Deborah Conroy

Filed: 3/19/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4025 on page 1,
3immediately below line 3, by inserting the following:
4    "Section 3. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Sections 5.866 and 6z-101 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.866 new)
7    Sec. 5.866. The Civics Education Assistance Fund.
8    (30 ILCS 105/6z-101 new)
9    Sec. 6z-101. The Civics Education Assistance Fund;
10creation. The Civics Education Assistance Fund is created as a
11special fund in the State treasury. All money in the Fund shall
12be used, subject to appropriation, by the State Board of
13Education to provide funding for civics courses and
14professional development of civics content and skills. Gifts,
15grants, and donations for those purposes from public and



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1private sources shall be deposited into the Fund. Interest
2accruing on money in the Fund shall remain in the Fund.".