Stop the Bus! IASB Call to Action HB 2287
Date PostedMarch 20, 2023
The Illinois Association of School Boards issued a Call to Action to school board members to oppose House Bill 2287, a measure that would would ban the sale of traditional diesel school buses in the State of Illinois on January 1, 2028, and would ban the use of non-electric school buses on January 1, 2035. The bill was moved to third reading in the Illinois House on March 16.
It is estimated this bill would cost school districts across the state hundreds of millions of dollars. A revenue source for the measure has not been identified.