IL HB5696 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-0)
Status: Passed on August 24 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-08-24 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Creates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public university that establishes a Bridge Program shall, on or before September 1, 2019 and on or before September 1 of each subsequent year, publish on its website and make available to the public a report on the Program. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2018-05-29 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 57 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-04-19 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 111 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-08-24HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
2018-08-24HouseEffective Date August 24, 2018
2018-08-24HouseGovernor Approved
2018-06-27HouseSent to the Governor
2018-05-30SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2018-05-29HousePassed Both Houses
2018-05-29SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
2018-05-25SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
2018-05-15SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
2018-05-15SenateSecond Reading
2018-05-10SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
2018-05-09SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
2018-05-09SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
2018-05-09SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2018-05-09SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
2018-05-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
2018-05-09SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-000-000
2018-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2018-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
2018-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2018-05-01SenateAssigned to Higher Education
2018-04-30SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2018-04-27SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
2018-04-26SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2018-04-26SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2018-04-26SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2018-04-26SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2018-04-23SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-04-23SenateFirst Reading
2018-04-23SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2018-04-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2018-04-23SenateArrive in Senate
2018-04-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2018-04-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-04-19HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
2018-04-17HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-17HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-13HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-04-12HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2018-04-12HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2018-04-12HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
2018-04-12HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2018-04-12HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 020-000-000
2018-02-27HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

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