(45 ILCS 95/0.01) (from Ch. 122, par. 738.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Border State School Interstate Compact Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)
(45 ILCS 95/1) (from Ch. 122, par. 739) INTERSTATE COMPACT ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
Sec. 1. The Governor of this State is hereby authorized to enter into a compact on behalf of this State with any of the United States bordering this State and legally joining in such compact substantially in the following terms:
The contracting party states agree: ARTICLE I--PURPOSE
The purpose of this compact is to create a pattern of organizations through which all the people of an educational community which crosses state lines may participate in the government of such unit. ARTICLE II--ORGANIZATION
The state superintendent of public instruction or similarly titled officer of the respective party states designated in the enabling acts approving this compact may by agreement provide for the establishment and operation of interstate public school districts for the operation of elementary and secondary schools. ARTICLE III--SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENTS
Such agreements may cover: (a) The establishment of an interstate school district.
(b) The allocation of costs of operation and capital expenditure between the portions of the district in each state.
(c) The scope of the educational program.
(d) The procedures whereby the electors in each state may participate in the formation of school policy.
(e) The allocation of state school aids.
(f) The determination of the state's laws under which the contracts for the purchase of materials, supplies and personal services will be made so as to prevent all conflict as to the applicable statutes. Arrangements shall be made for the employment of persons by one state only and for the pro rata reimbursement of that state for services rendered to citizens of another state, but no such agreement shall require that all employees be hired by a particular state.
(g) All other matters as are reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes set forth in Article I. ARTICLE IV--EFFECTIVE DATE
This compact shall become operative between any state and another state when, following the adoption of the compact by the legislatures of both such states, the appropriate officers of 2 states execute an agreement. ARTICLE V--RENUNCIATION
This compact shall continue in effect and remain binding upon each executing party state until 6 months after any such state has given written notice of renunciation by the same authority which executed the agreement. ARTICLE VI--SEVERABILITY
The provisions of this compact are severable.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 1858.)
(45 ILCS 95/2) (from Ch. 122, par. 740)
Sec. 2. The State Board of Education of this State shall administer the provisions of the foregoing compact when the same becomes effective; shall collaborate with the compact administrators of the other states which join in the compact, in making rules to enforce the terms of the compact; and shall arrange for the discharge of any financial obligations incurred under the provisions thereof.
(Source: P.A. 81-1508.)
(45 ILCS 95/3) (from Ch. 122, par. 741)
Sec. 3. The departments and officers of this State and its subdivisions shall enforce the provisions of the compact and take all action necessary and appropriate to effectuate the purposes and intent thereof.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 1858.)