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Full Text of HB2235  103rd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
529-6.1 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/29-6.1)  (from Ch. 122, par. 29-6.1)
7    Sec. 29-6.1. Contracts for transportation. Subject to
8Section 6-106.11 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, school boards
9may enter into contracts for any period of time deemed
10appropriate by those school boards up to 3 years for
11transportation of pupils to and from school; however, no
12contract, inclusive of any proposed renewals, may exceed 10
13years. All contracts for a period of time greater than 5 years
14that do not include the use of electric vehicles for pupil
15transportation shall include a termination option after 5
16years. Nothing in this Section prohibits contract opener
17clauses for any purpose from being included in the contract. A
18contract for pupil transportation that utilizes a significant
19percentage of electric vehicles may be entered into by a
20school board for up to 15 years if the contract relies on
21capital or infrastructure purchases or improvements that
22cannot reasonably be justified in a shorter-term contract.
23Such contracts may be extended for up to 2 additional years by



HB2235 Enrolled- 2 -LRB103 28256 RJT 54635 b

1mutual agreement of the parties, and thereafter may be
2extended on a year-to-year basis by mutual agreement of the
3parties, however no such contract may be extended on a
4year-to-year basis if a school board receives a timely request
5from another interested contractor that a contract be let by
7(Source: P.A. 84-768.)