(45 ILCS 95/1) (from Ch. 122, par. 739)
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: INTERSTATE COMPACT ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
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.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015