Bill Sponsors: IL HB0257 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education for the 2023 and 2027 consolidated primary elections. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that no later than June 30, 2029, the General Assembly must review and revise the election of members of the Chicago Board of Education and if the General Assembly has not reauthorized the election of members of the Chicago Board of Education by June 30, 2029, then, on May 13, 2031, the terms of all members elected in 2027 shall end, and a new Chicago Board of Education consisting of 7 members shall be appointed by the Mayor. Makes conforming changes. Provides that, beginning on May 9, 2023 and until May 13, 2031, successors of the Inspector General for the Chicago school district shall be appointed by the school board instead of the Mayor. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-27 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0257 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Kambium Buckner [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-026FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Delia Ramirez [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-004FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Curtis Tarver [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-025FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Nicholas Smith [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-034FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-022N/ABallotpediaN/A

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