92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0325
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   105 ILCS 5/2-3.35         from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.35                         
   105 ILCS 5/7-6            from Ch. 122, par. 7-6                            
   105 ILCS 5/11A-8          from Ch. 122, par. 11A-8                          
   105 ILCS 5/11A-9          from Ch. 122, par. 11A-9                          
   105 ILCS 5/18-8.2         from Ch. 122, par. 18-8.2                         
   105 ILCS 5/18-8.5         from Ch. 122, par. 18-8.5                         
   105 ILCS 5/7-7.5 rep.                                                       
   105 ILCS 5/7-7.6 rep.                                                       
   105 ILCS 5/7-7.7 rep.                                                       
   105 ILCS 230/5-30                                                           

        Amends the School Code and the School  Construction  Law.   Makes      
   changes  concerning  the  Department  of School District Organization,      
   grants to school districts interested in investigating the possibility      
   of reorganizing for the purpose of either consolidation or annexation,      
   submitting a proposition at  a  regular  scheduled  election  for  the      
   purpose  of  voting  for  or  against the annexation of territory to a      
   school district, voting to establish a community unit school district,      
   the levying of taxes  by  newly  consolidated  unit  school  districts      
   formed   by   combining   elementary   and   high   school  districts,      
   supplementary State aid for cooperative high schools, and the priority      
   of school construction projects.  Repeals  provisions  concerning  the      
   holding  of  elections, ballots, and passage requirements for boundary      
   changes.  Effective immediately.                                            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/7-1                  from Ch. 122, par. 7-1               
          105 ILCS 5/7-2                  from Ch. 122, par. 7-2               
          105 ILCS 5/7-4                  from Ch. 122, par. 7-4               
        Removes provisions in the School Code that  refer  to  a  Section      
   repealed  by  the  amendatory  Act.  Removes a provision in the School      
   Code concerning a petition filed proposing to annex all the  territory      
   of  a  school  district  to another school district and concerning the      
   failure to publish notice with respect to a petition or referendum  as      
   required  under  the  Election  Code. Allows a community unit district      
   that is formed by combining one or more elementary districts  and  one      
   or  more  high school districts to levy an annual tax for working cash      
   purposes at a rate not to exceed 0.10% and to levy an annual  tax  for      
   leasing  educational  facilities  or  computer technology or both at a      
   rate  not  to  exceed  0.10%.   Removes  a  provision  allowing  newly      
   consolidated unit school districts to levy  0.24%  for  transportation      
   purposes  and  0.10%  for  life  safety,  working  cash,  and  leasing      
   purposes.   Provides  that school construction projects resulting from      
   the formation of a cooperative high school is a 2nd priority under the      
   School Construction Law.                                                    
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          105 ILCS 5/11A-8                                                     
        Restores  current  law  concerning  a  proposition  to  create  a      
   community unit school district that is submitted to the voters of  the      
   territory  that  comprises  the proposed district being deemed to have      
   passed if a majority of the voters in each of the  affected  districts      
   voting  at  the  election  vote  in  favor of the establishment of the      
   community unit school district.                                             
   JAN-29-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   JAN-30-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-30-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   FEB-15-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-EXECUTIVE     H    
   FEB-15-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   FEB-15-2001  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             011-002-000   HEXC    
   FEB-15-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   FEB-16-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 02-BLACK              
   FEB-16-2001  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   FEB-16-2001  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   FEB-22-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 02-BLACK              
   FEB-22-2001  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HRUL/005-000-000      
   FEB-22-2001  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   FEB-27-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   FEB-27-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 02-BLACK              
   FEB-27-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   FEB-27-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-05-2001  H  PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO               TENHOUSE              
   APR-05-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BLACK                 
   APR-05-2001  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        096-020-000           
   APR-05-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 RIGHTER               
   APR-06-2001  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   APR-06-2001  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   01-04-17              
   MAY-08-2001  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            MYERS                 
   MAY-08-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAY-08-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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