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 Bill Status of HB4495  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VOCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. André Thapedi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseAssigned to Executive Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Vocational Academy Opportunity Act. Creates 2 vocational academies, one located in Cook County and the other in St. Clair County, which shall be residential institutions. Provides that each academy shall be a State agency, funded by State appropriations, private contributions, and endowments. Provides that the academies shall be governed by a single Board of Trustees for the collective operation and oversight of the academies. Provides for the membership of the Board. Specifies the duties and powers of the Board. Provides that each academy shall be empowered to lease or purchase real and personal property on commercially reasonable terms for the use by the academy.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. André Thapedi
  2/2/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/2/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2018HouseAssigned to Executive Committee

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