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 Bill Status of HB6255  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jehan A. Gordon - Roger L. Eddy - Jerry L. Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 230/5-25
105 ILCS 230/5-35

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Construction Law. Prohibits the State Board of Education and the Capital Development Board from establishing standards that disapprove or otherwise establishing limitations that restrict the eligibility of a school district that (1) was organized prior to 1860 and (2) is located in part in a city originally incorporated prior to 1840, based on the fact that all or a part of the school construction project is owned by a public building commission and leased to the school district or the fact that any or all of the school construction project grant will be used to pay debt service or to make lease payments. Provides that such a school district is authorized to use any or all of the school construction project grants (i) to pay debt service on bonds that are issued to finance one or more school construction projects and (ii) to the extent that any such bond is a lease or other installment or financing contract between the school district and a public building commission that has issued bonds to finance one or more qualifying school construction projects, to make lease payments under the lease. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2010HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  3/15/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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