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 Bill Status of HB0257  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTED CHICAGO SCHOOL BOARD

House Sponsors
Rep. Kambium Buckner - Delia C. Ramirez - Curtis J. Tarver, II, Nicholas K. Smith and Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.2
10 ILCS 5/2A-48from Ch. 46, par. 2A-48
105 ILCS 5/34-3from Ch. 122, par. 34-3
105 ILCS 5/34-4from Ch. 122, par. 34-4
105 ILCS 5/34-4.1 new
105 ILCS 5/34-4.2 new
105 ILCS 5/34-13.1
105 ILCS 5/34-21.9 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education for the 2023 and 2027 consolidated primary elections. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that no later than June 30, 2029, the General Assembly must review and revise the election of members of the Chicago Board of Education and if the General Assembly has not reauthorized the election of members of the Chicago Board of Education by June 30, 2029, then, on May 13, 2031, the terms of all members elected in 2027 shall end, and a new Chicago Board of Education consisting of 7 members shall be appointed by the Mayor. Makes conforming changes. Provides that, beginning on May 9, 2023 and until May 13, 2031, successors of the Inspector General for the Chicago school district shall be appointed by the school board instead of the Mayor. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/22/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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