Bill Status of HB0664 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: MTA ACT-FREE STUDENT FARES
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act. Provides that on and after January 1, 2022, any fixed route public transportation services provided by, or under grant or purchase of service contracts of, the Chicago Transit Board shall be provided without charge to high school students that are eligible for free or reduced price meals and free milk under specified federal programs on days when school is in session. Provides that Chicago School District shall reimburse the Chicago Transit Board for the regular fare for each free fare provided to a student and the State shall, subject to appropriation, reimburse the Chicago School District any moneys the District paid to the Board. Effective immediately.