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Full Text of HB1670  97th General Assembly


Sen. M. Maggie Crotty

Filed: 5/13/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1670 on page 1, line
322, by replacing "Each" with "Except as otherwise provided in
4this Section, each"; and
5on page 2, line 6, by replacing "Each" with "Except as
6otherwise provided in this Section, each"; and
7on page 3, immediately below line 10, by inserting the
9    "(c) An elected school board member may satisfy the
10training requirements of this Section by participating in a
11course of training sponsored or conducted by an organization
12created under Article 23 of the School Code. The course of
13training shall include, but not be limited to, instruction in:
14        (1) the general background of the legal requirements
15    for open meetings;
16        (2) the applicability of this Act to public bodies;



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1        (3) procedures and requirements regarding quorums,
2    notice, and record-keeping under this Act;
3        (4) procedures and requirements for holding an open
4    meeting and for holding a closed meeting under this Act;
5    and
6        (5) penalties and other consequences for failing to
7    comply with this Act.
8    If an organization created under Article 23 of the School
9Code provides a course of training under this subsection (c),
10it must provide a certificate of course completion to each
11school board member who successfully completes that course of