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Full Text of HB1559  101st General Assembly


Sen. Bill Cunningham

Filed: 1/11/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1559 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act is
5amended by adding Section 4.10 as follows:
6    (115 ILCS 5/4.10 new)
7    Sec. 4.10. Length of work as subject of collective
9    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or
10other law to the contrary, with respect to a school district
11organized under Article 34 of the School Code only, collective
12bargaining between an educational employer and an exclusive
13representative of its employees may include decisions to
14determine the length of the work and school day and the length
15of the work and school year.
16    (b) The subject or matters described in subsection (a) are



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1permissive subjects of bargaining between the educational
2employer and an exclusive representative of its employees and,
3for the purpose of this Act, are within the sole discretion of
4the educational employer to decide to bargain, provided that
5the educational employer is required to bargain over the impact
6of a decision concerning the subject or matter on the
7bargaining unit upon request of the exclusive representative
8under Section 10.
9    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
10becoming law, but this Act does not take effect at all unless
11House Bill 2275 of the 101st General Assembly, in the form in
12which it passed the House on March 28, 2019, becomes law.".