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Full Text of SB1798  97th General Assembly


Rep. Chapin Rose

Filed: 5/17/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1798 on page 1,
3immediately below line 3, by inserting the following:
4    "Section 3. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
5changing Section 8 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 205/8)  (from Ch. 144, par. 188)
7    Sec. 8. The Board of Trustees of the University of
8Illinois, the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois
9University, the Board of Trustees of Chicago State University,
10the Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University, the Board
11of Trustees of Governors State University, the Board of
12Trustees of Illinois State University, the Board of Trustees of
13Northeastern Illinois University, the Board of Trustees of
14Northern Illinois University, the Board of Trustees of Western
15Illinois University, and the Illinois Community College Board
16shall submit to the Board not later than the 15th day of



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1November of each year its budget proposals for the operation
2and capital needs of the institutions under its governance or
3supervision for the ensuing fiscal year. Each budget proposal
4shall conform to the procedures developed by the Board in the
5design of an information system for State universities and
7    In order to maintain a cohesive system of higher education,
8the Board and its staff shall communicate on a regular basis
9with all public university presidents. They shall meet at least
10semiannually to achieve economies of scale where possible and
11provide the most innovative and efficient programs and
13    The Board, in the analysis of formulating the annual budget
14request, shall consider rates of tuition and fees and
15undergraduate tuition and fee waiver programs at the state
16universities and colleges. The Board shall also consider the
17current and projected utilization of the total physical plant
18of each campus of a university or college in approving the
19capital budget for any new building or facility.
20    The Board of Higher Education shall submit to the Governor,
21to the General Assembly, and to the appropriate budget agencies
22of the Governor and General Assembly its analysis and
23recommendations on such budget proposals.
24    Each state supported institution within the application of
25this Act must submit its plan for capital improvements of
26non-instructional facilities to the Board for approval before



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1final commitments are made. Non-instructional uses shall
2include but not be limited to dormitories, union buildings,
3field houses, stadium, other recreational facilities and
4parking lots. The Board shall determine whether or not any
5project submitted for approval is consistent with the master
6plan for higher education and with instructional buildings that
7are provided for therein. If the project is found by a majority
8of the Board not to be consistent, such capital improvement
9shall not be constructed.
10(Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96.)".