IL HB0536 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Transportation Article of the School Code. Provides that each school board may provide free transportation for any pupil residing within 1 1/2 miles from the school attended where conditions are such that walking, either to or from the school to which a pupil is assigned for attendance or to or from a pick-up point or bus stop, constitutes a serious hazard to the safety of the pupil due to a course or pattern of criminal activity, as defined in the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act. Provides for the adoption of guidelines by the local law enforcement agency as to what constitutes a serious safety hazard due to a course or pattern of criminal activity. Provides that the State Board of Education, in consultation with the local law enforcement agency, shall review the findings of the school board concerning a course or pattern of criminal activity and shall approve or disapprove the school board's determination that a serious safety hazard exists within 30 days after the school board submits its findings to the State Board. Authorizes the local law enforcement agency to determine what constitutes a course or pattern of criminal activity. Makes related changes. Provides that the changes made by the amendatory Act do not apply to the Chicago school district. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-04-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-12HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-04-10HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jay Hoffman
2018-04-10HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-04-10HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-04-10HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2018-04-10HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-04-10HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-04-10HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-10HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-02-05HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-02-05HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
2017-04-28HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-26HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-26HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-06HouseFiscal Note Filed
2017-04-06HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
2017-03-22HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-21HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 017-002-000
2017-03-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2017-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2017-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2017-02-02HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2017-02-02HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
2017-01-24HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-24HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-24HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman

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