IL HR1017 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Passed on November 15 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-11-15 - Resolution Adopted
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Recognizes that there are significant disparities in college degree completion rates for low-income and first generation college students and students of color at institutions across the State. Commits to closing statewide racial and socioeconomic degree attainment gaps and institutional achievement gaps and encourages institutions of higher education to implement and expand existing student success efforts that have evidence of improving educational outcomes for low-income and first generation college students and students of color. Urges the State's P20 Council is to update the State's 60 by 25 goal to include equity-focused targets aimed at closing institutional racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps.

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2018-11-15HouseResolution Adopted
2018-11-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
2018-11-14HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-11-14HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2018-11-14HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-11-14HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Resolutions
2018-11-14HouseRecommends Be Adopted Higher Education Committee; 012-000-000
2018-11-07HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
2018-04-26HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-04-25HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

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