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 Bill Status of HB4005  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield - Blaine Wilhour and Joe Sosnowski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/11E-135
105 ILCS 5/11E-140 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on the number of school districts in this State, the optimal amount of enrollment for a school district, and where reorganization and realignment of school districts would be beneficial in this State; specifies the topics on which the recommendations must focus. Provides that, on or before May 1, 2022, the Commission must vote on its recommendations and submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly. Provides that if the Commission adopts the report recommendations by an affirmative vote of at least 11 of its members, then the Commission's recommendations for reorganization of school districts into unit school districts must be placed on the ballots of the designated school districts in the next general election in the same manner as petitions approved by a regional superintendent of schools, except without financial incentives. Provides that the Commission is dissolved the day after the report is filed with the Governor and the General Assembly. Repeals the provision on February 1, 2023. Makes a conforming change in the Conversion and Formation of School Districts Article. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  12/17/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  1/8/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/2/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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