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 Bill Status of SB1838  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH DISTRICT EFFICIENCY COMM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Dan McConchie, Bill Cunningham, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Steven M. Landek, Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Jason Plummer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession 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, 2020, 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, 2021. Makes a conforming change in the Conversion and Formation of School Districts Article. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Education
  3/12/2019SenateDo Pass Education; 014-000-000
  3/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2019
  3/19/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  4/4/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/4/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-002-001
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-003-000
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Education
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Education
  4/12/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/12/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/22/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  7/3/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  7/3/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  7/3/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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