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Title:School Construction Task Force
Contact Name:Illinois State Board of Education
Function:The Task Force must review this Law and research the needs for capital improvements in schools throughout this State. On or before March 1, 2020, the Task Force must submit a report to the Governor, General Assembly, and the chairperson of the State Board of Educations that outlines recommendations for revising this Law and implementing a sound capital program to support the capital needs of public schools in this State, early childhood education programs, and vocational education programs. This Task Force is set to be repealed on July 1, 2020.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:The Task Force shall consist of the following members: (1) A member appointed by the Governor who shall serve as the Chairperson (2) The Director of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, or his or her designee, who shall serve as the vice-chairperson (3) The Executive Director of the Capital Development Board or his or her designee (4) The State Superintendent of Education or his or her designee (5) A representative appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives (6) A Senator appointed by the President of the Senate (7) A representative appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives (8) A senator appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate (9) Five public members appointed by the Governor representing each of the following: (A) Early childhood education programs (B) Elementary school districts (C) High School districts (D) Unit districts (E) Vocational education programs
Chair:Appointed by the Governor
Authority:105 ILCS 230/5-43

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
McGuire, Sen. Pat7/1/20207/18/2019President of the SenateMemberSenator
Ruiz, JesseGovernorChair, Deputy Governor of Education
VACANTStatuteVice-ChairDirector of Governor's Office of Management and Budget
VACANTStatuteMemberExecutive Director of the Capital Development Board
VACANTStatuteMemberState Superintendent of Education
VACANTMinority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberState Representative
VACANTGovernorPublic MemberRepresentative of early childhood education programs
VACANTGovernorPublic MemberRepresentative of elementary school districts
VACANTGovernorPublic MemberRepresentative of high school districts
VACANTGovernorPublic MemberRepresentative of unit districts
VACANTGovernorPublic MemberRepresentative of vocational education programs
Weaver, Sen. Chuck7/15/2019Minority Leader of the SenateMemberSenator
Welch, Rep. Emanuel Chris6/17/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberState Representative