90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1664
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PVT BUS-VOC-TUITIONS                                                       

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act.   Changes      
   the  definition  of  a "sales representative" from a "person" (defined      
   elsewhere to include an individual,  corporation,  or  other  business      
   entity) employed by a school for specified purposes to an "individual"      
   employed by a school for those purposes.  Effective immediately.            
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 425/1.1                from Ch. 144, par. 136.1             
          105 ILCS 425/10                 from Ch. 144, par. 145               
          105 ILCS 425/14.1               from Ch. 144, par. 149.1             
          105 ILCS 425/15.1               from Ch. 144, par. 150.1             
          105 ILCS 425/15.1a              from Ch. 144, par. 150.1a            
          105 ILCS 425/15.2               from Ch. 144, par. 150.2             
        Changes the title and  replaces  everything  after  the  enacting      
   clause.   Adds provisions amending the Private Business and Vocational      
   Schools Act.  Adds and changes defined terms.   Requires  institutions      
   exempted from the Act's application to provide the Superintendent with      
   an annual financial report that demonstrates continued compliance with      
   the  Act's  exemption  requirements.   Adds  a  $50  fee  for a school      
   application for a short course.  Changes references to a  fiscal  year      
   to  references  to  a July 1 to June 30 reporting period.  Revises the      
   required content of enrollment agreements.  Makes numerous changes  in      
   the  refund  policy  applicable  to  private  business  and vocational      
   schools.  Revises requirements for statistical data reported  incident      
   to placement assistance.  Effective immediately.                            
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Revises the formatting of the  proposed  changes  to  the  refund      
   policy  applicable  to  private  business  and  vocational schools and      
   replaces the proposed refund policy for book and  material  fees  with      
   provisions  requiring  a  refund  of  those  fees  when  the  book and      
   materials are returned to the school  unmarked  and  the  student  has      
   provided the school with a notice of cancellation.                          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/2-3.115                                                   
        Changes the title and further amends the  School  Code.   In  the      
   provisions  relating  to  Tech  Prep,  replaces  references  to "Youth      
   Apprenticeship Vocational Education programs" with references to "Tech      
   Prep work based learning".  Eliminates a  provision  calling  for  the      
   cooperation  of  the Board of Higher Education in the establishment of      
   those programs.  Also eliminates a requirement that the  work  related      
   training   be   received  at  manufacturing  facilities  or  agencies.      
   Establishes a Partnership for Careers grant program under which,  from      
   appropriations made for program purposes, the State Board of Education      
   may  award  grants  to school districts that submit joint applications      
   for grants along with one or more companies  that  make  the  required      
   facility and financial commitments to program implementation.               
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/10-20.12a            from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.12a         
        Adds  provisions  further  amending  the  School  Code.   In  the      
   provisions relating to the payment of tuition by  a  student's  school      
   district  of residence to another school district in which residential      
   program services to correct alcohol or drug dependencies are  provided      
   to  the  student, eliminates language stating that those provisions do      
   not apply to a disabled child eligible for special education services.      
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (State Board of Education)                       
          Impact would derive from the Partnership for Careers program if      
          funds are appropriated for it.                                       
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (SBE)                             
          No change from SBE fiscal note, H-am 1.                              
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0649

   Last action date: 98-07-24

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   3


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