Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district must not be certified by the State Board of Education to be in financial difficulty as a result of the failure of the Comptroller to disburse certain School Code reimbursements for receipt by the school district no later than June 30th of each year. Effective July 1, 2008.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Prohibits a school district from being certified to be in financial difficulty by reason of any of certain circumstances if arising solely (instead of arising) as a result of the failure of the county to make a distribution of property tax money due the district at the time such distribution is due or if arising solely (instead of arising) as a result of the failure of the Comptroller to disburse reimbursements as per statutory requirements (instead of to disburse reimbursements authorized) under specified provisions of the School Code for receipt by the school district no later than June 30th of each year.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion. Makes reformatting changes.