Bill Status of SB4180 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ST BD EDUC-ELECT MEMBERS
Sen. Terri Bryant - Jil Tracy - Neil Anderson - Dale Fowler, Darren Bailey, Win Stoller, Sue Rezin, Jason Plummer, Donald P. DeWitte, Dave Syverson, Chapin Rose, Sally J. Turner, Steve McClure, Brian W. Stewart, Craig Wilcox and Dan McConchie
| 2/23/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code and the School Code. Provides for 5 new members of the State Board of Education to be elected at the general election in 2024 and every 4 years thereafter (now, the Board consists of 8 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate). Provides that one member shall be elected from each judicial district. Provides that the 5 members shall be elected on a non partisan basis. Provides that a petition for nomination of a candidate for member of the Board shall be signed by at least 0.5% of the total number of registered voters in the judicial district. Provides that beginning on the date when the 5 members initially elected take office, a majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum. Makes related changes.