IL HB0129 | 2013-2014 | 98th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 46-4)
Status: Passed on August 12 2013 - 100% progression
Action: 2013-08-12 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0304
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the School Code. Requires all school boards to designate the first Monday in October of each year "Bring Your Parents to School Day" to promote parental involvement and student success. Provides that on this day, a school board shall permit the parents or guardians of students to attend class with their children and meet with teachers and administrators during the school day.

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Roll Calls

2013-05-28 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 58 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-02-21 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 98 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2013-08-12HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0304
2013-08-12HouseEffective Date January 1, 2014
2013-08-12HouseGovernor Approved
2013-06-19HouseSent to the Governor
2013-05-28HousePassed Both Houses
2013-05-28SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
2013-05-24SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
2013-05-22SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2013-05-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2013
2013-05-21SenateSecond Reading
2013-05-08SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2013
2013-05-08SenateDo Pass Education; 013-000-000
2013-05-01SenatePostponed - Education
2013-04-16SenateAssigned to Education
2013-02-21SenateReferred to Assignments
2013-02-21SenateFirst Reading
2013-02-21SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2013-02-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2013-02-21SenateArrive in Senate
2013-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2013-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
2013-02-21HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 098-016-000
2013-02-21HouseMotion Move to Previous Question Rep. Edward Sullivan
2013-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
2013-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
2013-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
2013-02-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
2013-02-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
2013-02-20HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. William Davis
2013-02-20HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2013-02-19HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
2013-02-19HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
2013-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2013-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2013-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
2013-02-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2013-02-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2013-02-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2013-02-06HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
2013-02-06HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 011-001-000
2013-02-06HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
2013-02-05HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2013-02-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2013-02-05HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Esther Golar
2013-02-05HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
2013-02-05HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
2013-02-04HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2013-02-04HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
2013-01-31HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2013-01-31HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2013-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2013-01-30HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
2013-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2013-01-10HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2013-01-10HouseFirst Reading
2013-01-10HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105510-20.55New CodeSee Bill Text
105534-18.48New CodeSee Bill Text

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