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ILHB0459IntroCreates the School District Debt Control and Taxpayer Protection Act. Provides that a school district may not refinance debt past the repayment period of the debt when issued, may not issue debt to be serviced over a period of greater than 20 years, ...
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2017-04-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1256IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning school district financial oversight panels.
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2017-04-21
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2721EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-04-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3052IntroAmends the School Code. Provides for the combination of Chicago Heights School District 170 and Ford Heights School District 169 into a new Heights School District 170. Sets forth requirements concerning transitioning the school board and sets forth ...
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2017-04-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2808IntroProvides that the Act may be referred to as the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act. Amends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act, State Finance Act, Property Tax Code, Innovation Development and Economy Act, County Ec...
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2017-04-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
ILHB3298IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the ...
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2017-04-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1991IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that for an applicant seeking a professional educator license who is enrolled in a program of study in an area of career or technical education defined as an area of identified staff shortages, as defined in Section 6...
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2017-04-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3903IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0261IntroAmends the Education for Homeless Children Act. Provides that if a child loses permanent housing and becomes a homeless person, within the meaning of the Act, and the parent or guardian of the child finds temporary housing or shelter that still rende...
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2017-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1257IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2017-04-20
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2612EngrossAmends the Boundary Changes Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning the purpose and applicability of the Article; defining "legal resident voter"; school districts in educational service regions of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants; changing...
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2740EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that the Illinois Community College Board shall establish alternative methods of credentialing for the issuance of high school equivalency certification throughout the State. Allows the Board to offer the credentialin...
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3059EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district's school report card to include average daily attendance by grade level. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3507EngrossAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. Allows a child to be absent from school on a particular day or days or at a particular time of day for the reason that his or her parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the un...
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0768IntroAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-04-19
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHB0826EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that it is the power of a school board to hire school social workers. Sets forth qualifications to use the title of "school social worker". Provides that school districts may employ a sufficient number of school socia...
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2017-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3567IntroAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that no charter shall be granted that would locate a charter school or charter school campus in a zip code in which a public school was closed within 10 school years prior to the effective d...
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2017-04-19
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILSB1796IntroAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB3601IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that students in grades 11 and 12 of East St. Louis School District 189 may take courses at Southwestern Illinois College for dual credit at no cost to the student. Amends the Public Community College Act to make conf...
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2017-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0243IntroAmends the School Code. Creates the police training academy job training program. Requires any school district with a high school to establish a partnership with a local police department, county sheriff, or police training academy to establish a job...
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2017-04-11
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
ILHB2977IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-04-11
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
ILHB2663EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3215IntroAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-04-10
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
ILSB0082IntroAmends the School Code. Allows the board of education of Peoria School District 150 to employ a police force, as may be required, and to define and prescribe such employees' respective duties and compensation. Provides that, after receiving a certifi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0445IntroAmends the School Construction Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning carry over projects.
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1254IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the State Board of Education.
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2017-04-07
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
ILSB0704IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school d...
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2017-04-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB0791IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board may allow students to substitute the entirety of grades 11 and 12 with vocational or technical education courses. Requires substituted courses to be approved jointly by the State Board of Education...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0767IntroAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that, in Chicago, a 4-year university may serve as the authorizer for a multi-site charter school devoted exclusively to re-enrolled high school dropouts.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0756IntroAmends the School Code. Authorizes a school board to excuse pupils enrolled in grades 9 through 12 (instead of grades 11 and 12) from engaging in physical education courses if those pupils request to be excused for any of specified reasons. Effective...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2369IntroAmends the School Code. Requires a public school, including a charter school, to provide reasonable accommodations to a lactating pupil on a school campus to express breast milk, breastfeed an infant child, or address other needs related to breastfee...
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2017-04-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1425IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that high achieving districts are exempt from mandates imposed under the Code and applicable implementing rules and allows districts to develop a mandate relief plan to identify mandates in the Code from which the dis...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1295IntroAmends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act to require an association or other entity that has, as one of its purposes, promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner providing for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic compe...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILHB3371IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that required training in suicide awareness and prevention techniques shall last at least 2 hours. Allows the State Board of Education to by rule provide for the training to be included as a continuing professional de...
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2017-04-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1351IntroAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB1740IntroAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2018, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective", and all ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1523IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that physical education may (rather than shall) be provided to pupils. Makes related changes, including changes concerning physical fitness assessments. Removes a provision concerning the State Board of Education prep...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1557IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1480IntroCreates the School Districts of Innovation Act, the purpose of which is to grant school districts greater autonomy to implement innovative practices that improve student academic performance and benefit the whole child by removing obstacles that curr...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1609IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, the Voluntary ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILHB3745IntroAmends the School Code. Requires public and charter schools to post, in English and Spanish, information regarding local community after-school programs at each school campus in at least one high-traffic, highly and clearly visible, public area that ...
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2017-04-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1945IntroAmends the School Code and the Public Community College Act. With respect to school boards of school districts and boards of trustees of community college districts, provides that officers are subject to removal by a majority vote of all the board me...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB2085IntroAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Article and definitions.
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1885IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2173IntroAmends the General Assembly, State Employee, State Universities, Downstate Teacher, and Chicago Teacher Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires active Tier 1 employees to elect either to (i) have automatic annual increases in retirement and s...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0370EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires each public school and charter school to post (1) the current toll-free telephone number of the Department of Children and Family Services' child abuse hotline; (2) instructions to call 9-1-1 for emergencies; and (3) ...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0446IntroAmends the School Construction Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning referendum requirements.
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILHB0536IntroAmends 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 sch...
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2017-04-06
Fiscal Note Filed
ILHB0760EngrossAmends provisions of the School Code concerning debt limitations. Provides that notwithstanding other provisions of law, bonds issued by East Prairie School District 73 with an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $47,353,147 and approved by the ...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
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