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 Bill Status of SB1587  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTED CHICAGO SCHOOL BOARD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Omar Aquino - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Sara Feigenholtz

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

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 at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elected at each consolidated election thereafter. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be a U.S. citizen and registered voter and shall have been a resident of the city and the electoral district for at least one year immediately preceding his or her election. Sets forth provisions concerning nominating petitions and ballots. Sets forth provisions providing that the City of Chicago shall be subdivided into 20 electoral districts by the General Assembly for seats on the Chicago Board of Education. Sets forth provisions providing that in the year following each decennial census, the General Assembly shall redistrict the electoral districts to reflect the results of each decennial census. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/12/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/5/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/11/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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