State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/10/2021, by Rep. Michelle Mussman


105 ILCS 5/2-3.33  from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.33

    Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning recomputation of State aid claims.

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
52-3.33 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.33)  (from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.33)
7    Sec. 2-3.33. Recomputation of claims. To recompute within
83 years from the the final date for filing of a claim any claim
9for general State aid reimbursement to any school district and
10one year from the final date for filing of a claim for
11evidence-based funding if the claim has been found to be
12incorrect and to adjust subsequent claims accordingly, and to
13recompute and adjust any such claims within 6 years from the
14final date for filing when there has been an adverse court or
15administrative agency decision on the merits affecting the tax
16revenues of the school district. However, no such adjustment
17shall be made regarding equalized assessed valuation unless
18the district's equalized assessed valuation is changed by
19greater than $250,000 or 2%. Any adjustments for claims
20recomputed for the 2016-2017 school year and prior school
21years shall be applied to the apportionment of evidence-based
22funding in Section 18-8.15 of this Code beginning in the
232017-2018 school year and thereafter. However, the



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1recomputation of a claim for evidence-based funding for a
2school district shall not require the recomputation of claims
3for all districts, and the State Board of Education shall only
4make recomputations of evidence-based funding for those
5districts where an adjustment is required.
6    Except in the case of an adverse court or administrative
7agency decision, no recomputation of a State aid claim shall
8be made pursuant to this Section as a result of a reduction in
9the assessed valuation of a school district from the assessed
10valuation of the district reported to the State Board of
11Education by the Department of Revenue under Section 18-8.05
12or 18-8.15 of this Code unless the requirements of Section
1316-15 of the Property Tax Code and Section 2-3.84 of this Code
14are complied with in all respects.
15    This paragraph applies to all requests for recomputation
16of a general State aid or evidence-based funding claim
17received after June 30, 2003. In recomputing a general State
18aid or evidence-based funding claim that was originally
19calculated using an extension limitation equalized assessed
20valuation under paragraph (3) of subsection (G) of Section
2118-8.05 of this Code or Section 18-8.15 of this Code, a
22qualifying reduction in equalized assessed valuation shall be
23deducted from the extension limitation equalized assessed
24valuation that was used in calculating the original claim.
25    From the total amount of general State aid or
26evidence-based funding to be provided to districts,



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1adjustments as a result of recomputation under this Section
2together with adjustments under Section 2-3.84 must not exceed
3$25 million, in the aggregate for all districts under both
4Sections combined, of the general State aid or evidence-based
5funding appropriation in any fiscal year; if necessary,
6amounts shall be prorated among districts. If it is necessary
7to prorate claims under this paragraph, then that portion of
8each prorated claim that is approved but not paid in the
9current fiscal year may be resubmitted as a valid claim in the
10following fiscal year.
11(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)