IL HB2612 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2)
Status: Passed on August 25 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-25 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0374
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Boundary Changes Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning the purpose and applicability of the Article; defining "legal resident voter"; school districts in educational service regions of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants; changing boundaries by detachment or dissolution; petitions for dissolution; the requirements for granting petitions; copies of a petition; a detachment set aside upon petition; petition filing, notices, hearings, and decisions; the Administrative Review Law; a limitation on successive petitions; the effective date of a change; maps showing changes; teacher transfer; the annexation of dissolved non-operating districts; termination of offices; a limitation on contesting boundary changes; and the applicability of the amendatory Act. Repeals provisions concerning county references, a change of boundaries in 2 or more counties, special charter districts, an election ordered by the regional superintendent of schools, the annexation of territory eliminated from a non-high school district, the title to school sites and buildings, and the distribution of accumulated funds. Makes related changes in other Articles of the School Code. Effective July 1, 2017.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-30 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 57 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-29 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-25HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0374
2017-08-25HouseEffective Date August 25, 2017
2017-08-25HouseGovernor Approved
2017-06-28HouseSent to the Governor
2017-05-30HousePassed Both Houses
2017-05-30SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
2017-05-30SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2017-05-26SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
2017-05-12SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2017
2017-05-09SenateDo Pass Education; 010-000-000
2017-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
2017-05-02SenateAssigned to Education
2017-04-20SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-04-20SenateFirst Reading
2017-04-10SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
2017-03-31HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
2017-03-29SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2017
2017-03-29SenateArrive in Senate
2017-03-29HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
2017-03-23HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
2017-03-23HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-21HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-03-15HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; 009-000-000
2017-03-13HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
2017-03-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2017-03-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2017-03-09HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-09HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
2017-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-08HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
2017-03-08HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; 007-001-000
2017-03-08HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-08HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105510-22.35BNew CodeSee Bill Text
105512-24Amended CodeCitation Text
105516-2Amended CodeCitation Text
105532-4.6Amended CodeCitation Text
10555-1Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-01Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-01aNew CodeSee Bill Text
10557-01bNew CodeSee Bill Text
10557-04Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-1Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-10Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-10.5New CodeSee Bill Text
10557-11Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-12Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-13Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-2Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-2.3Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-2.4Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-2.5Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-2.6Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-2.7Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-27Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-28Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-29Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-2aAmended CodeCitation Text
10557-30Repealed CodeCitation Text
10557-31New CodeSee Bill Text
10557-4Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-4.1Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-5Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-6Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-7Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-8Amended CodeCitation Text
10557-9Amended CodeCitation Text

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