Comments: IL HB5721 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of safety measures in the district. Requires the data, information, and analysis published on the district's Internet website regarding the 10-year educational facility master plan to include a brief description of specific plans for special education programs, early childhood education programs, career and technical education programs, and any other programs that are space sensitive to avoid space irregularities, a description of a communications and community involvement plan for each community in the City of Chicago, historical and projected enrollment of each school, and other items. Requires the chief executive officer to publish a procedure for conducting an annual capital improvement hearing that shall discuss the district's annual capital budget. Adds to the requirements of the capital improvement plan published annually by the chief executive officer. Provides that beginning on June 1, 2019, and annually thereafter, the district shall conduct a regional capital budget hearing that describes planned projects for the year and reviews the 5-year capital budget and the educational facility master plan. Adds to the requirements of a school transition plan. Makes other changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 26-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-05-11 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018 [HB5721 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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