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 Bill Status of SB2358  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  REVERSE TRANSFER OF CREDITS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pat McGuire - Chapin Rose - Melinda Bush, Tom Rooney, Paul Schimpf, Kimberly A. Lightford and Bill Cunningham

House Sponsors
(Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/23/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/1-2from Ch. 122, par. 1-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1-2
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 150/23 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board shall develop a policy to foster the reverse transfer of credit for any student who has accumulated at least 15 hours of academic credit at a community college and a sufficient number of hours of academic credit at a State university in the prescribed courses necessary to meet a community college's requirements to be awarded an associate degree; defines "reverse transfer of credit". Provides that a student wishing to reverse transfer earned academic credit to obtain an associate degree shall agree to the exchange of transcript information between each community college and State university that he or she has attended and shall submit an application and his or her transcripts to a community college for conferral of an associate degree. Provides that the Board of Higher Education, the Illinois Community College Board, and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact's Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit shall adopt a policy regarding the award of academic credit for military training applicable to meeting a community college's requirements for awarding an associate degree. Requires the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board to adopt rules to implement the provisions. Effective July 1, 2018.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that no later than 30 (rather than 14) business days after receiving an application, a community college shall notify an applicant if he or she qualifies for an associate degree based on the total earned credits.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/24/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2018SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/1/2018SenateDo Pass Executive; 009-000-000
  3/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2018
  4/12/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/3/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/15/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pat McGuire
  5/15/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/15/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  5/15/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Pat McGuire
  5/16/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Higher Education; 010-000-000
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Rooney
  5/16/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pat McGuire
  5/16/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/18/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/22/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Higher Education; 010-000-000
  5/22/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/22/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; McGuire
  5/22/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; McGuire
  5/22/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/22/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/22/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/23/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/23/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/23/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/23/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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