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 Bill Status of HB4346  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD/HIGHER ED-BLACK HISTORY

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones - Mary E. Flowers - La Shawn K. Ford - Litesa E. Wallace - Justin Slaughter, Rita Mayfield, LaToya Greenwood, Carol Ammons, André Thapedi and Camille Y. Lilly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Napoleon Harris, III - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Neil Anderson, Emil Jones, III, Thomas Cullerton, Kimberly A. Lightford and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/16/2018HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-20.4from Ch. 122, par. 27-20.4
110 ILCS 305/100 new
110 ILCS 520/85 new
110 ILCS 660/5-195 new
110 ILCS 665/10-195 new
110 ILCS 670/15-195 new
110 ILCS 675/20-200 new
110 ILCS 680/25-195 new
110 ILCS 685/30-205 new
110 ILCS 690/35-200 new
110 ILCS 805/3-29.12 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school, provides that a student may not complete the 8th grade or graduate from high school without studying this material and that a school may meet this requirement through an online program or course. Requires every public institution of higher education and community college to offer a course studying the events of Black History. Allows public institutions of higher education and community colleges to meet the requirement by offering an online course.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes a provision providing that a student may not complete 8th grade or graduate from high school without studying material on the events of Black History.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  1/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/10/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 018-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/24/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 25, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/3/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-000-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/10/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/16/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  5/16/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/17/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro

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