CHICAGO — The Illinois Senate is expected to vote this week on legislation that would clarify school districts’ rights to tap working-cash bond proceeds for some construction projects or to cope with late state school aid payments, reducing the risks of costly challenges to the long-standing practice under the tax law.

The House approved the legislation, which amends working-cash fund rules under Article 20 of the Illinois School Code, and the Senate was expected to take up the bill as soon as Tuesday, according to legislative aides.

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