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 1        AN ACT concerning education.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The School Code is amended by adding Section
 5    2-3.2a and by changing Sections 2-3.116 and 3-9 as follows:

 6        (105 ILCS 5/2-3.2a new)
 7        Sec. 2-3.2a.  Electronic transmission and  collection  of
 8    data  and  funds.    The State Board of Education may require
 9    that the transmission or collection of any document,  record,
10    form,  claim,  proposal,  other  data,  or funds, between the
11    State Board of Education and any entity doing  business  with
12    the  State  Board  of  Education,  be  handled  by electronic
13    transmission or collection.  The State Board shall  establish
14    standards  for  the electronic transmission and collection of
15    data and funds, including  data  encryption  standards,  that
16    must  be  used  by all entities doing business with the State
17    Board.  These  standards  must  comply  with  the  Electronic
18    Commerce Security Act.

19        (105 ILCS 5/2-3.116)
20        Sec.  2-3.116.  Electronic  transfer  of  funds to school
21    districts,  regional  offices   of   education,   and   other
22    providers.    The   State   Board   of  Education  shall,  in
23    consultation with the regional superintendents of schools and
24    with the advice and approval of the  Comptroller,  adopt  and
25    implement  rules  establishing  a  system  for the electronic
26    transfer of funds to school districts,  regional  offices  of
27    education,  and  other  providers  entitled  to payment under
28    programs  administered  by  the  State  Board  of  Education.
29    Beginning July 1, 2002, all payments  for  school  districts,
30    regional  offices  of education, and other providers entitled
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 1    to payment under programs administered by the State Board  of
 2    Education  must  be  disbursed  by  the  Comptroller  through
 3    electronic  funds  transfer,  except  as  the  State Board of
 4    Education otherwise directs.  If a school  district  entitled
 5    to  payment  wishes  an  electronic payment to be made to the
 6    district's regional office of  education  on  the  district's
 7    behalf,  the  school board, with the approval of the regional
 8    office of education, must provide a resolution to  the  State
 9    Board  of  Education directing that the electronic deposit be
10    made into the account of the regional  office  of  education.
11    The  procedures  in  effect  on  the  effective  date of this
12    amendatory Act of 1994 for payment  by  the  State  Board  of
13    Education  shall  remain  in  effect  until  those rules take
14    effect.
15    (Source: P.A. 88-641, eff. 9-9-94.)

16        (105 ILCS 5/3-9) (from Ch. 122, par. 3-9)
17        Sec.  3-9.  School  funds;  apportionment  and   payment.
18    Whenever   the  regional  superintendent  receives  In  every
19    instance possible, except by written agreement between  local
20    school  districts  in  an  educational  service  region and a
21    regional superintendent directing that payments  be  made  to
22    the  regional  superintendent by the State Comptroller, funds
23    due to local school districts shall be disbursed by the State
24    Comptroller through direct electronic transfer from the State
25    school fund as directed by the State Board of  Education.  In
26    the event a written agreement exists, upon receipt of amounts
27    due  to  local  school districts from the State school funds,
28    the regional superintendent shall  apportion  and  distribute
29    the  moneys  to  the  appropriate  local  school districts as
30    directed.  No part of the State or other school funding fund,
31    however, shall be paid  to  any  school  treasurer  or  other
32    persons  authorized  to  receive it unless such treasurer has
33    filed the required his bond, or if reelected, has renewed the
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 1    his bond and filed it as  required  by  law  and  unless  the
 2    publication  of  the  annual  fiscal  statement  required  in
 3    Section 10-17 has been made and properly certified.
 4    (Source: P.A. 87-473; 88-89; 88-641, eff. 9-9-94.)

 5        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
 6    becoming law.

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