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 Bill Status of SB1626  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27A-4
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/27A-8

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that the total number of charter schools operating at any one time shall not exceed 200 (instead of 60). Removes the geographical and other limits on the number of charter schools that may operating at any one time. Makes changes concerning attendance boundaries in the City of Chicago. Provides that a charter school entity that can demonstrate to the authorizer that it has a proven track record of performance may be granted a renewal charter that authorizes the operator to open a new campus in accordance with its proposal to establish a charter school. Provides that nothing in certain provisions of the Law is intended to limit an entity from submitting an application to operate an additional charter school pursuant to a new or modified educational model. In the case of a proposal to establish a charter school by converting an existing public school or attendance center to charter school status, makes changes concerning certain evidence that needs to be provided. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/19/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Education
  3/5/2009SenateTo Education Subcommittee on Charter Schools
  3/11/2009SenateHeld in Education; Subcommittee on Charter Schools
  3/13/2009SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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