92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0785
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   105 ILCS 5/2-3.131 new                                                      

        Amends the School Code.  Creates a K-3 class size reduction grant      
   program to be implemented and  administered  by  the  State  Board  of      
   Education.   Provides  for  the  award of grants by the State Board of      
   Education, from appropriations made for purposes of  the  program,  to      
   school  districts that maintain grades K-3, have an average class size      
   for any such grade of at least 23 pupils per classroom at the time  of      
   applying  for a grant, and agree as a condition of the grant to reduce      
   the size of each classroom maintained  for  pupils  in  a  grade  with      
   respect  to  which a grant is made by at least 5 pupils per classroom.      
   Provides that no grant funds are to be awarded to enable a district to      
   reduce classroom size to less than 18 pupils.  Limits use of the grant      
   funds to operating and maintaining classes in grades K-3 that meet the      
   criteria established by the grant program. Effective July 1, 2001.          
   FEB-07-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-07-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-07-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-08-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 CURRY,JULIE           
   FEB-08-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 LYONS,EILEEN          
   FEB-15-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               APP-ELM & SEC         
   FEB-16-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 DAVIS,MONIQUE         
   FEB-23-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    RYAN                  
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   MAR-20-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    COLLINS               
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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