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Public Act 099-0531





Public Act 099-0531
HB5556 EnrolledLRB099 16140 NHT 40465 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
34-210 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/34-210)
    Sec. 34-210. The Educational Facility Master Plan.
    (a) In accordance with the schedule set forth in this
Article, the chief executive officer or his or her designee
shall prepare a 10-year educational facility master plan every
5 years, with updates 2 1/2 years after the approval of the
initial 10-year plan, with the first such educational facility
master plan to be approved on or before October 1, 2013.
    (b) The educational facility master plan shall provide
community area level plans and individual school master plans
with options for addressing the facility and space needs for
each facility operated by the district over a 10-year period.
    (c) The data, information, and analysis that shall inform
the educational facility master plan shall be published on the
district's Internet website and shall include the following:
        (1) a description of the district's guiding
    educational goals and standards;
        (2) a brief description of the types of instructional
    programs and services delivered in each school;
        (3) a description of the process, procedure, and
    timeline for community participation in the development of
    the plan;
        (4) the enrollment capacity of each school and its rate
    of utilization;
        (5) a report on the assessment of individual building
    and site conditions;
        (6) a data table with historical and projected
    enrollment data by school by grade;
        (7) community analysis, including a study of current
    and projected demographics, land usage, transportation
    plans, residential housing and commercial development,
    private schools, plans for water and sewage service
    expansion or redevelopment, and institutions of higher
        (8) an analysis of the facility needs and requirements
    of the district; and
        (9) identification of potential sources of funding for
    the implementation of the Educational Facility Master
    (d) On or before May 1, 2013, the chief executive officer
or his or her designee shall prepare and distribute for comment
a preliminary draft of the Educational Facility Master Plan.
The draft plan shall be distributed to the City of Chicago, the
County of Cook, the Chicago Park District, the Chicago Housing
Authority, the Chicago Transit Authority, attendance centers
operated by the district, and charter schools operating within
the district. Each attendance center shall make the draft plan
available to the local school council or alternative advisory
body and to the parents, guardians, and staff of the school.
The draft plan also shall be distributed to each State Senator
and State Representative with a district in the City of
Chicago, to the Mayor of the City of Chicago, and to each
alderman of the City.
    (e) The chief executive or his or her designee shall
publish a procedure for conducting public hearings and
submitting public comments on the draft plan.
    (f) After consideration of public input on the draft plan,
the chief executive officer or his or her designee shall
prepare and publish a report describing the process used to
incorporate public input in the development of the final plan
to be recommended to the Board.
    (g) The chief executive officer shall present the final
plan and report to the Board for final consideration and
    (h) The final approved Educational Facility Master Plan
shall be published on the district's website.
    (i) No later than July January 1, 2016, and every 5 years
thereafter, the chief executive officer or his or her designee
shall prepare and submit for public comment a draft revised
Educational Facility Master Plan following the procedures
required for development of the original plan.
    (j) This proposed revised plan shall reflect the progress
achieved during the first 2 1/2 years of the Educational
Facility Master Plan.
(Source: P.A. 97-473, eff. 1-1-12; 97-474, eff. 8-22-11;
97-1133, eff. 11-30-12.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/8/2016