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Full Text of SB2682  95th General Assembly


Elementary & Secondary Education Committee

Filed: 5/21/2008





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2682 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
5 22-27 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 5/22-27)
7     Sec. 22-27. World War II, and Korean Conflict, and Vietnam
8 Conflict veterans; diplomas.
9     (a) Upon request, the school board of any district that
10 maintains grades 10 through 12 may award a diploma to any
11 honorably discharged veteran who:
12         (1) served in the armed forces of the United States
13     during World War II, or the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam
14     Conflict;
15         (2) resided within an area currently within the
16     district;



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1         (3) left high school before graduating in order to
2     serve in the armed forces of the United States; and
3         (4) has not received a high school diploma.
4     (b) The State Board of Education and the Department of
5 Veterans' Affairs may issue rules consistent with the
6 provisions of this Section that are necessary to implement this
7 Section.
8     (c) Notwithstanding any other rulemaking authority that
9 may exist, neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head
10 under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any authority to
11 make or promulgate rules to implement or enforce the provisions
12 of this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly. If,
13 however, the Governor believes that rules are necessary to
14 implement or enforce the provisions of this amendatory Act of
15 the 95th General Assembly, the Governor may suggest rules to
16 the General Assembly by filing them with the Clerk of the House
17 and the Secretary of the Senate and by requesting that the
18 General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact those
19 suggested rules into law, or take any other appropriate action
20 in the General Assembly's discretion. Nothing contained in this
21 amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly shall be
22 interpreted to grant rulemaking authority under any other
23 Illinois statute where such authority is not otherwise
24 explicitly given. For the purposes of this amendatory Act of
25 the 95th General Assembly, "rules" is given the meaning
26 contained in Section 1-70 of the Illinois Administrative



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1 Procedure Act, and "agency" and "agency head" are given the
2 meanings contained in Sections 1-20 and 1-25 of the Illinois
3 Administrative Procedure Act to the extent that such
4 definitions apply to agencies or agency heads under the
5 jurisdiction of the Governor.
6 (Source: P.A. 92-446, eff. 1-1-02; 92-651, eff. 7-11-02.)
7     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8 becoming law.".