Bill Text: IL HB2348 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the State aid formula provisions of the School Code. Requires the General Assembly to make appropriations for general State financial aid each fiscal year to fully fund the amount as calculated under the formula. Requires the State Comptroller to prioritize the payment of general State financial aid claims to ensure the timely delivery of funds to school districts. Effective July 1, 2017.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB2348 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB2348-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB2348

Introduced , by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
105 ILCS 5/18-8.05

Amends the State aid formula provisions of the School Code. Requires the General Assembly to make appropriations for general State financial aid each fiscal year to fully fund the amount as calculated under the formula. Requires the State Comptroller to prioritize the payment of general State financial aid claims to ensure the timely delivery of funds to school districts. Effective July 1, 2017.
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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning education.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
518-8.05 as follows:
6 (105 ILCS 5/18-8.05)
7 Sec. 18-8.05. Basis for apportionment of general State
8financial aid and supplemental general State aid to the common
9schools for the 1998-1999 and subsequent school years.
10(A) General Provisions.
11 (1) The provisions of this Section apply to the 1998-1999
12and subsequent school years. The system of general State
13financial aid provided for in this Section is designed to
14assure that, through a combination of State financial aid and
15required local resources, the financial support provided each
16pupil in Average Daily Attendance equals or exceeds a
17prescribed per pupil Foundation Level. This formula approach
18imputes a level of per pupil Available Local Resources and
19provides for the basis to calculate a per pupil level of
20general State financial aid that, when added to Available Local
21Resources, equals or exceeds the Foundation Level. The amount
22of per pupil general State financial aid for school districts,

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1in general, varies in inverse relation to Available Local
2Resources. Per pupil amounts are based upon each school
3district's Average Daily Attendance as that term is defined in
4this Section.
5 (2) In addition to general State financial aid, school
6districts with specified levels or concentrations of pupils
7from low income households are eligible to receive supplemental
8general State financial aid grants as provided pursuant to
9subsection (H). The supplemental State aid grants provided for
10school districts under subsection (H) shall be appropriated for
11distribution to school districts as part of the same line item
12in which the general State financial aid of school districts is
13appropriated under this Section.
14 (3) To receive financial assistance under this Section,
15school districts are required to file claims with the State
16Board of Education, subject to the following requirements:
17 (a) Any school district which fails for any given
18 school year to maintain school as required by law, or to
19 maintain a recognized school is not eligible to file for
20 such school year any claim upon the Common School Fund. In
21 case of nonrecognition of one or more attendance centers in
22 a school district otherwise operating recognized schools,
23 the claim of the district shall be reduced in the
24 proportion which the Average Daily Attendance in the
25 attendance center or centers bear to the Average Daily
26 Attendance in the school district. A "recognized school"

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1 means any public school which meets the standards as
2 established for recognition by the State Board of
3 Education. A school district or attendance center not
4 having recognition status at the end of a school term is
5 entitled to receive State aid payments due upon a legal
6 claim which was filed while it was recognized.
7 (b) School district claims filed under this Section are
8 subject to Sections 18-9 and 18-12, except as otherwise
9 provided in this Section.
10 (c) If a school district operates a full year school
11 under Section 10-19.1, the general State aid to the school
12 district shall be determined by the State Board of
13 Education in accordance with this Section as near as may be
14 applicable.
15 (d) (Blank).
16 (4) Except as provided in subsections (H) and (L), the
17board of any district receiving any of the grants provided for
18in this Section may apply those funds to any fund so received
19for which that board is authorized to make expenditures by law.
20 School districts are not required to exert a minimum
21Operating Tax Rate in order to qualify for assistance under
22this Section.
23 (4.5) The General Assembly is required to make
24appropriations for general State financial aid each fiscal year
25to fully fund the amount as calculated under this Section. The
26State Comptroller shall prioritize the payment of general State

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1financial aid claims to ensure the timely delivery of funds to
2school districts.
3 (5) As used in this Section the following terms, when
4capitalized, shall have the meaning ascribed herein:
5 (a) "Average Daily Attendance": A count of pupil
6 attendance in school, averaged as provided for in
7 subsection (C) and utilized in deriving per pupil financial
8 support levels.
9 (b) "Available Local Resources": A computation of
10 local financial support, calculated on the basis of Average
11 Daily Attendance and derived as provided pursuant to
12 subsection (D).
13 (c) "Corporate Personal Property Replacement Taxes":
14 Funds paid to local school districts pursuant to "An Act in
15 relation to the abolition of ad valorem personal property
16 tax and the replacement of revenues lost thereby, and
17 amending and repealing certain Acts and parts of Acts in
18 connection therewith", certified August 14, 1979, as
19 amended (Public Act 81-1st S.S.-1).
20 (d) "Foundation Level": A prescribed level of per pupil
21 financial support as provided for in subsection (B).
22 (e) "Operating Tax Rate": All school district property
23 taxes extended for all purposes, except Bond and Interest,
24 Summer School, Rent, Capital Improvement, and Vocational
25 Education Building purposes.

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1(B) Foundation Level.
2 (1) The Foundation Level is a figure established by the
3State representing the minimum level of per pupil financial
4support that should be available to provide for the basic
5education of each pupil in Average Daily Attendance. As set
6forth in this Section, each school district is assumed to exert
7a sufficient local taxing effort such that, in combination with
8the aggregate of general State financial aid provided the
9district, an aggregate of State and local resources are
10available to meet the basic education needs of pupils in the
11district.
12 (2) For the 1998-1999 school year, the Foundation Level of
13support is $4,225. For the 1999-2000 school year, the
14Foundation Level of support is $4,325. For the 2000-2001 school
15year, the Foundation Level of support is $4,425. For the
162001-2002 school year and 2002-2003 school year, the Foundation
17Level of support is $4,560. For the 2003-2004 school year, the
18Foundation Level of support is $4,810. For the 2004-2005 school
19year, the Foundation Level of support is $4,964. For the
202005-2006 school year, the Foundation Level of support is
21$5,164. For the 2006-2007 school year, the Foundation Level of
22support is $5,334. For the 2007-2008 school year, the
23Foundation Level of support is $5,734. For the 2008-2009 school
24year, the Foundation Level of support is $5,959.
25 (3) For the 2009-2010 school year and each school year
26thereafter, the Foundation Level of support is $6,119 or such

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1greater amount as may be established by law by the General
2Assembly.
3(C) Average Daily Attendance.
4 (1) For purposes of calculating general State aid pursuant
5to subsection (E), an Average Daily Attendance figure shall be
6utilized. The Average Daily Attendance figure for formula
7calculation purposes shall be the monthly average of the actual
8number of pupils in attendance of each school district, as
9further averaged for the best 3 months of pupil attendance for
10each school district. In compiling the figures for the number
11of pupils in attendance, school districts and the State Board
12of Education shall, for purposes of general State aid funding,
13conform attendance figures to the requirements of subsection
14(F).
15 (2) The Average Daily Attendance figures utilized in
16subsection (E) shall be the requisite attendance data for the
17school year immediately preceding the school year for which
18general State aid is being calculated or the average of the
19attendance data for the 3 preceding school years, whichever is
20greater. The Average Daily Attendance figures utilized in
21subsection (H) shall be the requisite attendance data for the
22school year immediately preceding the school year for which
23general State aid is being calculated.
24(D) Available Local Resources.

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1 (1) For purposes of calculating general State aid pursuant
2to subsection (E), a representation of Available Local
3Resources per pupil, as that term is defined and determined in
4this subsection, shall be utilized. Available Local Resources
5per pupil shall include a calculated dollar amount representing
6local school district revenues from local property taxes and
7from Corporate Personal Property Replacement Taxes, expressed
8on the basis of pupils in Average Daily Attendance. Calculation
9of Available Local Resources shall exclude any tax amnesty
10funds received as a result of Public Act 93-26.
11 (2) In determining a school district's revenue from local
12property taxes, the State Board of Education shall utilize the
13equalized assessed valuation of all taxable property of each
14school district as of September 30 of the previous year. The
15equalized assessed valuation utilized shall be obtained and
16determined as provided in subsection (G).
17 (3) For school districts maintaining grades kindergarten
18through 12, local property tax revenues per pupil shall be
19calculated as the product of the applicable equalized assessed
20valuation for the district multiplied by 3.00%, and divided by
21the district's Average Daily Attendance figure. For school
22districts maintaining grades kindergarten through 8, local
23property tax revenues per pupil shall be calculated as the
24product of the applicable equalized assessed valuation for the
25district multiplied by 2.30%, and divided by the district's
26Average Daily Attendance figure. For school districts

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1maintaining grades 9 through 12, local property tax revenues
2per pupil shall be the applicable equalized assessed valuation
3of the district multiplied by 1.05%, and divided by the
4district's Average Daily Attendance figure.
5 For partial elementary unit districts created pursuant to
6Article 11E of this Code, local property tax revenues per pupil
7shall be calculated as the product of the equalized assessed
8valuation for property within the partial elementary unit
9district for elementary purposes, as defined in Article 11E of
10this Code, multiplied by 2.06% and divided by the district's
11Average Daily Attendance figure, plus the product of the
12equalized assessed valuation for property within the partial
13elementary unit district for high school purposes, as defined
14in Article 11E of this Code, multiplied by 0.94% and divided by
15the district's Average Daily Attendance figure.
16 (4) The Corporate Personal Property Replacement Taxes paid
17to each school district during the calendar year one year
18before the calendar year in which a school year begins, divided
19by the Average Daily Attendance figure for that district, shall
20be added to the local property tax revenues per pupil as
21derived by the application of the immediately preceding
22paragraph (3). The sum of these per pupil figures for each
23school district shall constitute Available Local Resources as
24that term is utilized in subsection (E) in the calculation of
25general State aid.

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1(E) Computation of General State Aid.
2 (1) For each school year, the amount of general State aid
3allotted to a school district shall be computed by the State
4Board of Education as provided in this subsection.
5 (2) For any school district for which Available Local
6Resources per pupil is less than the product of 0.93 times the
7Foundation Level, general State aid for that district shall be
8calculated as an amount equal to the Foundation Level minus
9Available Local Resources, multiplied by the Average Daily
10Attendance of the school district.
11 (3) For any school district for which Available Local
12Resources per pupil is equal to or greater than the product of
130.93 times the Foundation Level and less than the product of
141.75 times the Foundation Level, the general State aid per
15pupil shall be a decimal proportion of the Foundation Level
16derived using a linear algorithm. Under this linear algorithm,
17the calculated general State aid per pupil shall decline in
18direct linear fashion from 0.07 times the Foundation Level for
19a school district with Available Local Resources equal to the
20product of 0.93 times the Foundation Level, to 0.05 times the
21Foundation Level for a school district with Available Local
22Resources equal to the product of 1.75 times the Foundation
23Level. The allocation of general State aid for school districts
24subject to this paragraph 3 shall be the calculated general
25State aid per pupil figure multiplied by the Average Daily
26Attendance of the school district.

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1 (4) For any school district for which Available Local
2Resources per pupil equals or exceeds the product of 1.75 times
3the Foundation Level, the general State aid for the school
4district shall be calculated as the product of $218 multiplied
5by the Average Daily Attendance of the school district.
6 (5) The amount of general State aid allocated to a school
7district for the 1999-2000 school year meeting the requirements
8set forth in paragraph (4) of subsection (G) shall be increased
9by an amount equal to the general State aid that would have
10been received by the district for the 1998-1999 school year by
11utilizing the Extension Limitation Equalized Assessed
12Valuation as calculated in paragraph (4) of subsection (G) less
13the general State aid allotted for the 1998-1999 school year.
14This amount shall be deemed a one time increase, and shall not
15affect any future general State aid allocations.
16(F) Compilation of Average Daily Attendance.
17 (1) Each school district shall, by July 1 of each year,
18submit to the State Board of Education, on forms prescribed by
19the State Board of Education, attendance figures for the school
20year that began in the preceding calendar year. The attendance
21information so transmitted shall identify the average daily
22attendance figures for each month of the school year. Beginning
23with the general State aid claim form for the 2002-2003 school
24year, districts shall calculate Average Daily Attendance as
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1(1).
2 (a) In districts that do not hold year-round classes,
3 days of attendance in August shall be added to the month of
4 September and any days of attendance in June shall be added
5 to the month of May.
6 (b) In districts in which all buildings hold year-round
7 classes, days of attendance in July and August shall be
8 added to the month of September and any days of attendance
9 in June shall be added to the month of May.
10 (c) In districts in which some buildings, but not all,
11 hold year-round classes, for the non-year-round buildings,
12 days of attendance in August shall be added to the month of
13 September and any days of attendance in June shall be added
14 to the month of May. The average daily attendance for the
15 year-round buildings shall be computed as provided in
16 subdivision (b) of this paragraph (1). To calculate the
17 Average Daily Attendance for the district, the average
18 daily attendance for the year-round buildings shall be
19 multiplied by the days in session for the non-year-round
20 buildings for each month and added to the monthly
21 attendance of the non-year-round buildings.
22 Except as otherwise provided in this Section, days of
23attendance by pupils shall be counted only for sessions of not
24less than 5 clock hours of school work per day under direct
25supervision of: (i) teachers, or (ii) non-teaching personnel or
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1supervising in those instances specified in subsection (a) of
2Section 10-22.34 and paragraph 10 of Section 34-18, with pupils
3of legal school age and in kindergarten and grades 1 through
412. Days of attendance by pupils through verified participation
5in an e-learning program approved by the State Board of
6Education under Section 10-20.56 of the Code shall be
7considered as full days of attendance for purposes of this
8Section.
9 Days of attendance by tuition pupils shall be accredited
10only to the districts that pay the tuition to a recognized
11school.
12 (2) Days of attendance by pupils of less than 5 clock hours
13of school shall be subject to the following provisions in the
14compilation of Average Daily Attendance.
15 (a) Pupils regularly enrolled in a public school for
16 only a part of the school day may be counted on the basis
17 of 1/6 day for every class hour of instruction of 40
18 minutes or more attended pursuant to such enrollment,
19 unless a pupil is enrolled in a block-schedule format of 80
20 minutes or more of instruction, in which case the pupil may
21 be counted on the basis of the proportion of minutes of
22 school work completed each day to the minimum number of
23 minutes that school work is required to be held that day.
24 (b) (Blank).
25 (c) A session of 4 or more clock hours may be counted
26 as a day of attendance upon certification by the regional

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1 superintendent, and approved by the State Superintendent
2 of Education to the extent that the district has been
3 forced to use daily multiple sessions.
4 (d) A session of 3 or more clock hours may be counted
5 as a day of attendance (1) when the remainder of the school
6 day or at least 2 hours in the evening of that day is
7 utilized for an in-service training program for teachers,
8 up to a maximum of 5 days per school year, provided a
9 district conducts an in-service training program for
10 teachers in accordance with Section 10-22.39 of this Code;
11 or, in lieu of 4 such days, 2 full days may be used, in
12 which event each such day may be counted as a day required
13 for a legal school calendar pursuant to Section 10-19 of
14 this Code; (1.5) when, of the 5 days allowed under item
15 (1), a maximum of 4 days are used for parent-teacher
16 conferences, or, in lieu of 4 such days, 2 full days are
17 used, in which case each such day may be counted as a
18 calendar day required under Section 10-19 of this Code,
19 provided that the full-day, parent-teacher conference
20 consists of (i) a minimum of 5 clock hours of
21 parent-teacher conferences, (ii) both a minimum of 2 clock
22 hours of parent-teacher conferences held in the evening
23 following a full day of student attendance, as specified in
24 subsection (F)(1)(c), and a minimum of 3 clock hours of
25 parent-teacher conferences held on the day immediately
26 following evening parent-teacher conferences, or (iii)

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1 multiple parent-teacher conferences held in the evenings
2 following full days of student attendance, as specified in
3 subsection (F)(1)(c), in which the time used for the
4 parent-teacher conferences is equivalent to a minimum of 5
5 clock hours; and (2) when days in addition to those
6 provided in items (1) and (1.5) are scheduled by a school
7 pursuant to its school improvement plan adopted under
8 Article 34 or its revised or amended school improvement
9 plan adopted under Article 2, provided that (i) such
10 sessions of 3 or more clock hours are scheduled to occur at
11 regular intervals, (ii) the remainder of the school days in
12 which such sessions occur are utilized for in-service
13 training programs or other staff development activities
14 for teachers, and (iii) a sufficient number of minutes of
15 school work under the direct supervision of teachers are
16 added to the school days between such regularly scheduled
17 sessions to accumulate not less than the number of minutes
18 by which such sessions of 3 or more clock hours fall short
19 of 5 clock hours. Any full days used for the purposes of
20 this paragraph shall not be considered for computing
21 average daily attendance. Days scheduled for in-service
22 training programs, staff development activities, or
23 parent-teacher conferences may be scheduled separately for
24 different grade levels and different attendance centers of
25 the district.
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1 teaching hospitalized or homebound pupils on-site or by
2 telephone to the classroom may be counted as 1/2 day of
3 attendance, however these pupils must receive 4 or more
4 clock hours of instruction to be counted for a full day of
5 attendance.
6 (f) A session of at least 4 clock hours may be counted
7 as a day of attendance for first grade pupils, and pupils
8 in full day kindergartens, and a session of 2 or more hours
9 may be counted as 1/2 day of attendance by pupils in
10 kindergartens which provide only 1/2 day of attendance.
11 (g) For children with disabilities who are below the
12 age of 6 years and who cannot attend 2 or more clock hours
13 because of their disability or immaturity, a session of not
14 less than one clock hour may be counted as 1/2 day of
15 attendance; however for such children whose educational
16 needs so require a session of 4 or more clock hours may be
17 counted as a full day of attendance.
18 (h) A recognized kindergarten which provides for only
19 1/2 day of attendance by each pupil shall not have more
20 than 1/2 day of attendance counted in any one day. However,
21 kindergartens may count 2 1/2 days of attendance in any 5
22 consecutive school days. When a pupil attends such a
23 kindergarten for 2 half days on any one school day, the
24 pupil shall have the following day as a day absent from
25 school, unless the school district obtains permission in
26 writing from the State Superintendent of Education.

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1 Attendance at kindergartens which provide for a full day of
2 attendance by each pupil shall be counted the same as
3 attendance by first grade pupils. Only the first year of
4 attendance in one kindergarten shall be counted, except in
5 case of children who entered the kindergarten in their
6 fifth year whose educational development requires a second
7 year of kindergarten as determined under the rules and
8 regulations of the State Board of Education.
9 (i) On the days when the assessment that includes a
10 college and career ready determination is administered
11 under subsection (c) of Section 2-3.64a-5 of this Code, the
12 day of attendance for a pupil whose school day must be
13 shortened to accommodate required testing procedures may
14 be less than 5 clock hours and shall be counted towards the
15 176 days of actual pupil attendance required under Section
16 10-19 of this Code, provided that a sufficient number of
17 minutes of school work in excess of 5 clock hours are first
18 completed on other school days to compensate for the loss
19 of school work on the examination days.
20 (j) Pupils enrolled in a remote educational program
21 established under Section 10-29 of this Code may be counted
22 on the basis of one-fifth day of attendance for every clock
23 hour of instruction attended in the remote educational
24 program, provided that, in any month, the school district
25 may not claim for a student enrolled in a remote
26 educational program more days of attendance than the

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1 maximum number of days of attendance the district can claim
2 (i) for students enrolled in a building holding year-round
3 classes if the student is classified as participating in
4 the remote educational program on a year-round schedule or
5 (ii) for students enrolled in a building not holding
6 year-round classes if the student is not classified as
7 participating in the remote educational program on a
8 year-round schedule.
9(G) Equalized Assessed Valuation Data.
10 (1) For purposes of the calculation of Available Local
11Resources required pursuant to subsection (D), the State Board
12of Education shall secure from the Department of Revenue the
13value as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue of
14all taxable property of every school district, together with
15(i) the applicable tax rate used in extending taxes for the
16funds of the district as of September 30 of the previous year
17and (ii) the limiting rate for all school districts subject to
18property tax extension limitations as imposed under the
19Property Tax Extension Limitation Law.
20 The Department of Revenue shall add to the equalized
21assessed value of all taxable property of each school district
22situated entirely or partially within a county that is or was
23subject to the provisions of Section 15-176 or 15-177 of the
24Property Tax Code (a) an amount equal to the total amount by
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115-177 of the Property Tax Code for real property situated in
2that school district exceeds the total amount that would have
3been allowed in that school district if the maximum reduction
4under Section 15-176 was (i) $4,500 in Cook County or $3,500 in
5all other counties in tax year 2003 or (ii) $5,000 in all
6counties in tax year 2004 and thereafter and (b) an amount
7equal to the aggregate amount for the taxable year of all
8additional exemptions under Section 15-175 of the Property Tax
9Code for owners with a household income of $30,000 or less. The
10county clerk of any county that is or was subject to the
11provisions of Section 15-176 or 15-177 of the Property Tax Code
12shall annually calculate and certify to the Department of
13Revenue for each school district all homestead exemption
14amounts under Section 15-176 or 15-177 of the Property Tax Code
15and all amounts of additional exemptions under Section 15-175
16of the Property Tax Code for owners with a household income of
17$30,000 or less. It is the intent of this paragraph that if the
18general homestead exemption for a parcel of property is
19determined under Section 15-176 or 15-177 of the Property Tax
20Code rather than Section 15-175, then the calculation of
21Available Local Resources shall not be affected by the
22difference, if any, between the amount of the general homestead
23exemption allowed for that parcel of property under Section
2415-176 or 15-177 of the Property Tax Code and the amount that
25would have been allowed had the general homestead exemption for
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1the Property Tax Code. It is further the intent of this
2paragraph that if additional exemptions are allowed under
3Section 15-175 of the Property Tax Code for owners with a
4household income of less than $30,000, then the calculation of
5Available Local Resources shall not be affected by the
6difference, if any, because of those additional exemptions.
7 This equalized assessed valuation, as adjusted further by
8the requirements of this subsection, shall be utilized in the
9calculation of Available Local Resources.
10 (2) The equalized assessed valuation in paragraph (1) shall
11be adjusted, as applicable, in the following manner:
12 (a) For the purposes of calculating State aid under
13 this Section, with respect to any part of a school district
14 within a redevelopment project area in respect to which a
15 municipality has adopted tax increment allocation
16 financing pursuant to the Tax Increment Allocation
17 Redevelopment Act, Sections 11-74.4-1 through 11-74.4-11
18 of the Illinois Municipal Code or the Industrial Jobs
19 Recovery Law, Sections 11-74.6-1 through 11-74.6-50 of the
20 Illinois Municipal Code, no part of the current equalized
21 assessed valuation of real property located in any such
22 project area which is attributable to an increase above the
23 total initial equalized assessed valuation of such
24 property shall be used as part of the equalized assessed
25 valuation of the district, until such time as all
26 redevelopment project costs have been paid, as provided in

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1 Section 11-74.4-8 of the Tax Increment Allocation
2 Redevelopment Act or in Section 11-74.6-35 of the
3 Industrial Jobs Recovery Law. For the purpose of the
4 equalized assessed valuation of the district, the total
5 initial equalized assessed valuation or the current
6 equalized assessed valuation, whichever is lower, shall be
7 used until such time as all redevelopment project costs
8 have been paid.
9 (b) The real property equalized assessed valuation for
10 a school district shall be adjusted by subtracting from the
11 real property value as equalized or assessed by the
12 Department of Revenue for the district an amount computed
13 by dividing the amount of any abatement of taxes under
14 Section 18-170 of the Property Tax Code by 3.00% for a
15 district maintaining grades kindergarten through 12, by
16 2.30% for a district maintaining grades kindergarten
17 through 8, or by 1.05% for a district maintaining grades 9
18 through 12 and adjusted by an amount computed by dividing
19 the amount of any abatement of taxes under subsection (a)
20 of Section 18-165 of the Property Tax Code by the same
21 percentage rates for district type as specified in this
22 subparagraph (b).
23 (3) For the 1999-2000 school year and each school year
24thereafter, if a school district meets all of the criteria of
25this subsection (G)(3), the school district's Available Local
26Resources shall be calculated under subsection (D) using the

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1district's Extension Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation
2as calculated under this subsection (G)(3).
3 For purposes of this subsection (G)(3) the following terms
4shall have the following meanings:
5 "Budget Year": The school year for which general State
6 aid is calculated and awarded under subsection (E).
7 "Base Tax Year": The property tax levy year used to
8 calculate the Budget Year allocation of general State aid.
9 "Preceding Tax Year": The property tax levy year
10 immediately preceding the Base Tax Year.
11 "Base Tax Year's Tax Extension": The product of the
12 equalized assessed valuation utilized by the County Clerk
13 in the Base Tax Year multiplied by the limiting rate as
14 calculated by the County Clerk and defined in the Property
15 Tax Extension Limitation Law.
16 "Preceding Tax Year's Tax Extension": The product of
17 the equalized assessed valuation utilized by the County
18 Clerk in the Preceding Tax Year multiplied by the Operating
19 Tax Rate as defined in subsection (A).
20 "Extension Limitation Ratio": A numerical ratio,
21 certified by the County Clerk, in which the numerator is
22 the Base Tax Year's Tax Extension and the denominator is
23 the Preceding Tax Year's Tax Extension.
24 "Operating Tax Rate": The operating tax rate as defined
25 in subsection (A).
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1limitations as imposed under the Property Tax Extension
2Limitation Law, the State Board of Education shall calculate
3the Extension Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation of that
4district. For the 1999-2000 school year, the Extension
5Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation of a school district as
6calculated by the State Board of Education shall be equal to
7the product of the district's 1996 Equalized Assessed Valuation
8and the district's Extension Limitation Ratio. Except as
9otherwise provided in this paragraph for a school district that
10has approved or does approve an increase in its limiting rate,
11for the 2000-2001 school year and each school year thereafter,
12the Extension Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation of a
13school district as calculated by the State Board of Education
14shall be equal to the product of the Equalized Assessed
15Valuation last used in the calculation of general State aid and
16the district's Extension Limitation Ratio. If the Extension
17Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation of a school district as
18calculated under this subsection (G)(3) is less than the
19district's equalized assessed valuation as calculated pursuant
20to subsections (G)(1) and (G)(2), then for purposes of
21calculating the district's general State aid for the Budget
22Year pursuant to subsection (E), that Extension Limitation
23Equalized Assessed Valuation shall be utilized to calculate the
24district's Available Local Resources under subsection (D). For
25the 2009-2010 school year and each school year thereafter, if a
26school district has approved or does approve an increase in its

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1limiting rate, pursuant to Section 18-190 of the Property Tax
2Code, affecting the Base Tax Year, the Extension Limitation
3Equalized Assessed Valuation of the school district, as
4calculated by the State Board of Education, shall be equal to
5the product of the Equalized Assessed Valuation last used in
6the calculation of general State aid times an amount equal to
7one plus the percentage increase, if any, in the Consumer Price
8Index for all Urban Consumers for all items published by the
9United States Department of Labor for the 12-month calendar
10year preceding the Base Tax Year, plus the Equalized Assessed
11Valuation of new property, annexed property, and recovered tax
12increment value and minus the Equalized Assessed Valuation of
13disconnected property. New property and recovered tax
14increment value shall have the meanings set forth in the
15Property Tax Extension Limitation Law.
16 Partial elementary unit districts created in accordance
17with Article 11E of this Code shall not be eligible for the
18adjustment in this subsection (G)(3) until the fifth year
19following the effective date of the reorganization.
20 (3.5) For the 2010-2011 school year and each school year
21thereafter, if a school district's boundaries span multiple
22counties, then the Department of Revenue shall send to the
23State Board of Education, for the purpose of calculating
24general State aid, the limiting rate and individual rates by
25purpose for the county that contains the majority of the school
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1 (4) For the purposes of calculating general State aid for
2the 1999-2000 school year only, if a school district
3experienced a triennial reassessment on the equalized assessed
4valuation used in calculating its general State financial aid
5apportionment for the 1998-1999 school year, the State Board of
6Education shall calculate the Extension Limitation Equalized
7Assessed Valuation that would have been used to calculate the
8district's 1998-1999 general State aid. This amount shall equal
9the product of the equalized assessed valuation used to
10calculate general State aid for the 1997-1998 school year and
11the district's Extension Limitation Ratio. If the Extension
12Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation of the school district
13as calculated under this paragraph (4) is less than the
14district's equalized assessed valuation utilized in
15calculating the district's 1998-1999 general State aid
16allocation, then for purposes of calculating the district's
17general State aid pursuant to paragraph (5) of subsection (E),
18that Extension Limitation Equalized Assessed Valuation shall
19be utilized to calculate the district's Available Local
20Resources.
21 (5) For school districts having a majority of their
22equalized assessed valuation in any county except Cook, DuPage,
23Kane, Lake, McHenry, or Will, if the amount of general State
24aid allocated to the school district for the 1999-2000 school
25year under the provisions of subsection (E), (H), and (J) of
26this Section is less than the amount of general State aid

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1allocated to the district for the 1998-1999 school year under
2these subsections, then the general State aid of the district
3for the 1999-2000 school year only shall be increased by the
4difference between these amounts. The total payments made under
5this paragraph (5) shall not exceed $14,000,000. Claims shall
6be prorated if they exceed $14,000,000.
7(H) Supplemental General State Aid.
8 (1) In addition to the general State aid a school district
9is allotted pursuant to subsection (E), qualifying school
10districts shall receive a grant, paid in conjunction with a
11district's payments of general State aid, for supplemental
12general State aid based upon the concentration level of
13children from low-income households within the school
14district. Supplemental State aid grants provided for school
15districts under this subsection shall be appropriated for
16distribution to school districts as part of the same line item
17in which the general State financial aid of school districts is
18appropriated under this Section.
19 (1.5) This paragraph (1.5) applies only to those school
20years preceding the 2003-2004 school year. For purposes of this
21subsection (H), the term "Low-Income Concentration Level"
22shall be the low-income eligible pupil count from the most
23recently available federal census divided by the Average Daily
24Attendance of the school district. If, however, (i) the
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1the low-income eligible pupil count of a high school district
2with fewer than 400 students exceeds by 75% or more the
3percentage change in the total low-income eligible pupil count
4of contiguous elementary school districts, whose boundaries
5are coterminous with the high school district, or (ii) a high
6school district within 2 counties and serving 5 elementary
7school districts, whose boundaries are coterminous with the
8high school district, has a percentage decrease from the 2 most
9recent federal censuses in the low-income eligible pupil count
10and there is a percentage increase in the total low-income
11eligible pupil count of a majority of the elementary school
12districts in excess of 50% from the 2 most recent federal
13censuses, then the high school district's low-income eligible
14pupil count from the earlier federal census shall be the number
15used as the low-income eligible pupil count for the high school
16district, for purposes of this subsection (H). The changes made
17to this paragraph (1) by Public Act 92-28 shall apply to
18supplemental general State aid grants for school years
19preceding the 2003-2004 school year that are paid in fiscal
20year 1999 or thereafter and to any State aid payments made in
21fiscal year 1994 through fiscal year 1998 pursuant to
22subsection 1(n) of Section 18-8 of this Code (which was
23repealed on July 1, 1998), and any high school district that is
24affected by Public Act 92-28 is entitled to a recomputation of
25its supplemental general State aid grant or State aid paid in
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1affected by any other funding.
2 (1.10) This paragraph (1.10) applies to the 2003-2004
3school year and each school year thereafter. For purposes of
4this subsection (H), the term "Low-Income Concentration Level"
5shall, for each fiscal year, be the low-income eligible pupil
6count as of July 1 of the immediately preceding fiscal year (as
7determined by the Department of Human Services based on the
8number of pupils who are eligible for at least one of the
9following low income programs: Medicaid, the Children's Health
10Insurance Program, TANF, or Food Stamps, excluding pupils who
11are eligible for services provided by the Department of
12Children and Family Services, averaged over the 2 immediately
13preceding fiscal years for fiscal year 2004 and over the 3
14immediately preceding fiscal years for each fiscal year
15thereafter) divided by the Average Daily Attendance of the
16school district.
17 (2) Supplemental general State aid pursuant to this
18subsection (H) shall be provided as follows for the 1998-1999,
191999-2000, and 2000-2001 school years only:
20 (a) For any school district with a Low Income
21 Concentration Level of at least 20% and less than 35%, the
22 grant for any school year shall be $800 multiplied by the
23 low income eligible pupil count.
24 (b) For any school district with a Low Income
25 Concentration Level of at least 35% and less than 50%, the
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1 multiplied by the low income eligible pupil count.
2 (c) For any school district with a Low Income
3 Concentration Level of at least 50% and less than 60%, the
4 grant for the 1998-99 school year shall be $1,500
5 multiplied by the low income eligible pupil count.
6 (d) For any school district with a Low Income
7 Concentration Level of 60% or more, the grant for the
8 1998-99 school year shall be $1,900 multiplied by the low
9 income eligible pupil count.
10 (e) For the 1999-2000 school year, the per pupil amount
11 specified in subparagraphs (b), (c), and (d) immediately
12 above shall be increased to $1,243, $1,600, and $2,000,
13 respectively.
14 (f) For the 2000-2001 school year, the per pupil
15 amounts specified in subparagraphs (b), (c), and (d)
16 immediately above shall be $1,273, $1,640, and $2,050,
17 respectively.
18 (2.5) Supplemental general State aid pursuant to this
19subsection (H) shall be provided as follows for the 2002-2003
20school year:
21 (a) For any school district with a Low Income
22 Concentration Level of less than 10%, the grant for each
23 school year shall be $355 multiplied by the low income
24 eligible pupil count.
25 (b) For any school district with a Low Income
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1 grant for each school year shall be $675 multiplied by the
2 low income eligible pupil count.
3 (c) For any school district with a Low Income
4 Concentration Level of at least 20% and less than 35%, the
5 grant for each school year shall be $1,330 multiplied by
6 the low income eligible pupil count.
7 (d) For any school district with a Low Income
8 Concentration Level of at least 35% and less than 50%, the
9 grant for each school year shall be $1,362 multiplied by
10 the low income eligible pupil count.
11 (e) For any school district with a Low Income
12 Concentration Level of at least 50% and less than 60%, the
13 grant for each school year shall be $1,680 multiplied by
14 the low income eligible pupil count.
15 (f) For any school district with a Low Income
16 Concentration Level of 60% or more, the grant for each
17 school year shall be $2,080 multiplied by the low income
18 eligible pupil count.
19 (2.10) Except as otherwise provided, supplemental general
20State aid pursuant to this subsection (H) shall be provided as
21follows for the 2003-2004 school year and each school year
22thereafter:
23 (a) For any school district with a Low Income
24 Concentration Level of 15% or less, the grant for each
25 school year shall be $355 multiplied by the low income
26 eligible pupil count.

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1 (b) For any school district with a Low Income
2 Concentration Level greater than 15%, the grant for each
3 school year shall be $294.25 added to the product of $2,700
4 and the square of the Low Income Concentration Level, all
5 multiplied by the low income eligible pupil count.
6 For the 2003-2004 school year and each school year
7thereafter through the 2008-2009 school year only, the grant
8shall be no less than the grant for the 2002-2003 school year.
9For the 2009-2010 school year only, the grant shall be no less
10than the grant for the 2002-2003 school year multiplied by
110.66. For the 2010-2011 school year only, the grant shall be no
12less than the grant for the 2002-2003 school year multiplied by
130.33. Notwithstanding the provisions of this paragraph to the
14contrary, if for any school year supplemental general State aid
15grants are prorated as provided in paragraph (1) of this
16subsection (H), then the grants under this paragraph shall be
17prorated.
18 For the 2003-2004 school year only, the grant shall be no
19greater than the grant received during the 2002-2003 school
20year added to the product of 0.25 multiplied by the difference
21between the grant amount calculated under subsection (a) or (b)
22of this paragraph (2.10), whichever is applicable, and the
23grant received during the 2002-2003 school year. For the
242004-2005 school year only, the grant shall be no greater than
25the grant received during the 2002-2003 school year added to
26the product of 0.50 multiplied by the difference between the

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1grant amount calculated under subsection (a) or (b) of this
2paragraph (2.10), whichever is applicable, and the grant
3received during the 2002-2003 school year. For the 2005-2006
4school year only, the grant shall be no greater than the grant
5received during the 2002-2003 school year added to the product
6of 0.75 multiplied by the difference between the grant amount
7calculated under subsection (a) or (b) of this paragraph
8(2.10), whichever is applicable, and the grant received during
9the 2002-2003 school year.
10 (3) School districts with an Average Daily Attendance of
11more than 1,000 and less than 50,000 that qualify for
12supplemental general State aid pursuant to this subsection
13shall submit a plan to the State Board of Education prior to
14October 30 of each year for the use of the funds resulting from
15this grant of supplemental general State aid for the
16improvement of instruction in which priority is given to
17meeting the education needs of disadvantaged children. Such
18plan shall be submitted in accordance with rules and
19regulations promulgated by the State Board of Education.
20 (4) School districts with an Average Daily Attendance of
2150,000 or more that qualify for supplemental general State aid
22pursuant to this subsection shall be required to distribute
23from funds available pursuant to this Section, no less than
24$261,000,000 in accordance with the following requirements:
25 (a) The required amounts shall be distributed to the
26 attendance centers within the district in proportion to the

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1 number of pupils enrolled at each attendance center who are
2 eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunches or
3 breakfasts under the federal Child Nutrition Act of 1966
4 and under the National School Lunch Act during the
5 immediately preceding school year.
6 (b) The distribution of these portions of supplemental
7 and general State aid among attendance centers according to
8 these requirements shall not be compensated for or
9 contravened by adjustments of the total of other funds
10 appropriated to any attendance centers, and the Board of
11 Education shall utilize funding from one or several sources
12 in order to fully implement this provision annually prior
13 to the opening of school.
14 (c) Each attendance center shall be provided by the
15 school district a distribution of noncategorical funds and
16 other categorical funds to which an attendance center is
17 entitled under law in order that the general State aid and
18 supplemental general State aid provided by application of
19 this subsection supplements rather than supplants the
20 noncategorical funds and other categorical funds provided
21 by the school district to the attendance centers.
22 (d) Any funds made available under this subsection that
23 by reason of the provisions of this subsection are not
24 required to be allocated and provided to attendance centers
25 may be used and appropriated by the board of the district
26 for any lawful school purpose.

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1 (e) Funds received by an attendance center pursuant to
2 this subsection shall be used by the attendance center at
3 the discretion of the principal and local school council
4 for programs to improve educational opportunities at
5 qualifying schools through the following programs and
6 services: early childhood education, reduced class size or
7 improved adult to student classroom ratio, enrichment
8 programs, remedial assistance, attendance improvement, and
9 other educationally beneficial expenditures which
10 supplement the regular and basic programs as determined by
11 the State Board of Education. Funds provided shall not be
12 expended for any political or lobbying purposes as defined
13 by board rule.
14 (f) Each district subject to the provisions of this
15 subdivision (H)(4) shall submit an acceptable plan to meet
16 the educational needs of disadvantaged children, in
17 compliance with the requirements of this paragraph, to the
18 State Board of Education prior to July 15 of each year.
19 This plan shall be consistent with the decisions of local
20 school councils concerning the school expenditure plans
21 developed in accordance with part 4 of Section 34-2.3. The
22 State Board shall approve or reject the plan within 60 days
23 after its submission. If the plan is rejected, the district
24 shall give written notice of intent to modify the plan
25 within 15 days of the notification of rejection and then
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1 written notice of intent to modify. Districts may amend
2 approved plans pursuant to rules promulgated by the State
3 Board of Education.
4 Upon notification by the State Board of Education that
5 the district has not submitted a plan prior to July 15 or a
6 modified plan within the time period specified herein, the
7 State aid funds affected by that plan or modified plan
8 shall be withheld by the State Board of Education until a
9 plan or modified plan is submitted.
10 If the district fails to distribute State aid to
11 attendance centers in accordance with an approved plan, the
12 plan for the following year shall allocate funds, in
13 addition to the funds otherwise required by this
14 subsection, to those attendance centers which were
15 underfunded during the previous year in amounts equal to
16 such underfunding.
17 For purposes of determining compliance with this
18 subsection in relation to the requirements of attendance
19 center funding, each district subject to the provisions of
20 this subsection shall submit as a separate document by
21 December 1 of each year a report of expenditure data for
22 the prior year in addition to any modification of its
23 current plan. If it is determined that there has been a
24 failure to comply with the expenditure provisions of this
25 subsection regarding contravention or supplanting, the
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1 receipt of the report, notify the district and any affected
2 local school council. The district shall within 45 days of
3 receipt of that notification inform the State
4 Superintendent of Education of the remedial or corrective
5 action to be taken, whether by amendment of the current
6 plan, if feasible, or by adjustment in the plan for the
7 following year. Failure to provide the expenditure report
8 or the notification of remedial or corrective action in a
9 timely manner shall result in a withholding of the affected
10 funds.
11 The State Board of Education shall promulgate rules and
12 regulations to implement the provisions of this
13 subsection. No funds shall be released under this
14 subdivision (H)(4) to any district that has not submitted a
15 plan that has been approved by the State Board of
16 Education.
17(I) (Blank).
18(J) (Blank).
19(K) Grants to Laboratory and Alternative Schools.
20 In calculating the amount to be paid to the governing board
21of a public university that operates a laboratory school under
22this Section or to any alternative school that is operated by a
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1Education shall require by rule such reporting requirements as
2it deems necessary.
3 As used in this Section, "laboratory school" means a public
4school which is created and operated by a public university and
5approved by the State Board of Education. The governing board
6of a public university which receives funds from the State
7Board under this subsection (K) may not increase the number of
8students enrolled in its laboratory school from a single
9district, if that district is already sending 50 or more
10students, except under a mutual agreement between the school
11board of a student's district of residence and the university
12which operates the laboratory school. A laboratory school may
13not have more than 1,000 students, excluding students with
14disabilities in a special education program.
15 As used in this Section, "alternative school" means a
16public school which is created and operated by a Regional
17Superintendent of Schools and approved by the State Board of
18Education. Such alternative schools may offer courses of
19instruction for which credit is given in regular school
20programs, courses to prepare students for the high school
21equivalency testing program or vocational and occupational
22training. A regional superintendent of schools may contract
23with a school district or a public community college district
24to operate an alternative school. An alternative school serving
25more than one educational service region may be established by
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1educational service regions. An alternative school serving
2more than one educational service region may be operated under
3such terms as the regional superintendents of schools of those
4educational service regions may agree.
5 Each laboratory and alternative school shall file, on forms
6provided by the State Superintendent of Education, an annual
7State aid claim which states the Average Daily Attendance of
8the school's students by month. The best 3 months' Average
9Daily Attendance shall be computed for each school. The general
10State aid entitlement shall be computed by multiplying the
11applicable Average Daily Attendance by the Foundation Level as
12determined under this Section.
13(L) Payments, Additional Grants in Aid and Other Requirements.
14 (1) For a school district operating under the financial
15supervision of an Authority created under Article 34A, the
16general State aid otherwise payable to that district under this
17Section, but not the supplemental general State aid, shall be
18reduced by an amount equal to the budget for the operations of
19the Authority as certified by the Authority to the State Board
20of Education, and an amount equal to such reduction shall be
21paid to the Authority created for such district for its
22operating expenses in the manner provided in Section 18-11. The
23remainder of general State school aid for any such district
24shall be paid in accordance with Article 34A when that Article
25provides for a disposition other than that provided by this

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1Article.
2 (2) (Blank).
3 (3) Summer school. Summer school payments shall be made as
4provided in Section 18-4.3.
5(M) Education Funding Advisory Board.
6 The Education Funding Advisory Board, hereinafter in this
7subsection (M) referred to as the "Board", is hereby created.
8The Board shall consist of 5 members who are appointed by the
9Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The
10members appointed shall include representatives of education,
11business, and the general public. One of the members so
12appointed shall be designated by the Governor at the time the
13appointment is made as the chairperson of the Board. The
14initial members of the Board may be appointed any time after
15the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1997. The regular
16term of each member of the Board shall be for 4 years from the
17third Monday of January of the year in which the term of the
18member's appointment is to commence, except that of the 5
19initial members appointed to serve on the Board, the member who
20is appointed as the chairperson shall serve for a term that
21commences on the date of his or her appointment and expires on
22the third Monday of January, 2002, and the remaining 4 members,
23by lots drawn at the first meeting of the Board that is held
24after all 5 members are appointed, shall determine 2 of their
25number to serve for terms that commence on the date of their

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1respective appointments and expire on the third Monday of
2January, 2001, and 2 of their number to serve for terms that
3commence on the date of their respective appointments and
4expire on the third Monday of January, 2000. All members
5appointed to serve on the Board shall serve until their
6respective successors are appointed and confirmed. Vacancies
7shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments. If
8a vacancy in membership occurs at a time when the Senate is not
9in session, the Governor shall make a temporary appointment
10until the next meeting of the Senate, when he or she shall
11appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a
12person to fill that membership for the unexpired term. If the
13Senate is not in session when the initial appointments are
14made, those appointments shall be made as in the case of
15vacancies.
16 The Education Funding Advisory Board shall be deemed
17established, and the initial members appointed by the Governor
18to serve as members of the Board shall take office, on the date
19that the Governor makes his or her appointment of the fifth
20initial member of the Board, whether those initial members are
21then serving pursuant to appointment and confirmation or
22pursuant to temporary appointments that are made by the
23Governor as in the case of vacancies.
24 The State Board of Education shall provide such staff
25assistance to the Education Funding Advisory Board as is
26reasonably required for the proper performance by the Board of

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1its responsibilities.
2 For school years after the 2000-2001 school year, the
3Education Funding Advisory Board, in consultation with the
4State Board of Education, shall make recommendations as
5provided in this subsection (M) to the General Assembly for the
6foundation level under subdivision (B)(3) of this Section and
7for the supplemental general State aid grant level under
8subsection (H) of this Section for districts with high
9concentrations of children from poverty. The recommended
10foundation level shall be determined based on a methodology
11which incorporates the basic education expenditures of
12low-spending schools exhibiting high academic performance. The
13Education Funding Advisory Board shall make such
14recommendations to the General Assembly on January 1 of odd
15numbered years, beginning January 1, 2001.
16(N) (Blank).
17(O) References.
18 (1) References in other laws to the various subdivisions of
19Section 18-8 as that Section existed before its repeal and
20replacement by this Section 18-8.05 shall be deemed to refer to
21the corresponding provisions of this Section 18-8.05, to the
22extent that those references remain applicable.
23 (2) References in other laws to State Chapter 1 funds shall
24be deemed to refer to the supplemental general State aid

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1provided under subsection (H) of this Section.
2(P) Public Act 93-838 and Public Act 93-808 make inconsistent
3changes to this Section. Under Section 6 of the Statute on
4Statutes there is an irreconcilable conflict between Public Act
593-808 and Public Act 93-838. Public Act 93-838, being the last
6acted upon, is controlling. The text of Public Act 93-838 is
7the law regardless of the text of Public Act 93-808.
8(Q) State Fiscal Year 2015 Payments.
9 For payments made for State fiscal year 2015, the State
10Board of Education shall, for each school district, calculate
11that district's pro-rata share of a minimum sum of $13,600,000
12or additional amounts as needed from the total net General
13State Aid funding as calculated under this Section that shall
14be deemed attributable to the provision of special educational
15facilities and services, as defined in Section 14-1.08 of this
16Code, in a manner that ensures compliance with maintenance of
17State financial support requirements under the federal
18Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Each school
19district must use such funds only for the provision of special
20educational facilities and services, as defined in Section
2114-1.08 of this Code, and must comply with any expenditure
22verification procedures adopted by the State Board of
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1(R) State Fiscal Year 2016 Payments.
2 For payments made for State fiscal year 2016, the State
3Board of Education shall, for each school district, calculate
4that district's pro rata share of a minimum sum of $1 or
5additional amounts as needed from the total net General State
6Aid funding as calculated under this Section that shall be
7deemed attributable to the provision of special educational
8facilities and services, as defined in Section 14-1.08 of this
9Code, in a manner that ensures compliance with maintenance of
10State financial support requirements under the federal
11Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Each school
12district must use such funds only for the provision of special
13educational facilities and services, as defined in Section
1414-1.08 of this Code, and must comply with any expenditure
15verification procedures adopted by the State Board of
16Education.
17(Source: P.A. 98-972, eff. 8-15-14; 99-2, eff. 3-26-15; 99-194,
18eff. 7-30-15; 99-523, eff. 6-30-16.)
19 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
202017.
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