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 Bill Status of HB0278  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-CHARTER SCHOOLS

House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Delia C. Ramirez and Lindsey LaPointe

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27A-10.5
105 ILCS 5/27A-11.10 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that a charter school established on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act may not enter into a contract with a for-profit charter management organization or educational management organization. Sets forth provisions concerning property purchased with public funds. Provides that no chief executive officer of a charter school may receive compensation greater than 80% of the compensation of the superintendent of schools of the school district where the charter school is located. Provides that no charter school principal may receive compensation greater than 10% more than the average compensation for principals in the school district where the charter school is located. Provides that a charter school authorized under the Code must expend a minimum of 84% of the total revenues due from the authorizer on incurred expenses for instruction, instructional materials, operations and maintenance, transportation, and support services that may have been applicable prior to July 1, 2018, as identified by the State Board of Education. Provides that the remaining 16% of the total revenues may, subject to limitations, be expended by the charter school, at its discretion, on administrative or program support costs.

DateChamber Action
  1/10/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  1/10/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/10/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/12/2019HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 21 Rep. Gregory Harris
  3/12/2019HouseSuspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  10/4/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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