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 Bill Status of SB3417  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EDUCATION EMPOWERMENT AREA

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jason A. Barickman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/3/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25gfrom Ch. 122, par. 2-3.25g


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Education Empowerment Act, the purpose of which is to grant school districts greater autonomy to implement practices that improve student academic performance and benefit the whole child by removing obstacles that currently exist in law or rules. Provides that school districts seeking to establish an empowerment area and be designated as such by the State Superintendent of Education must create an empowerment committee to develop a plan; sets forth provisions concerning the committee and plan. Contains provisions concerning statutory and regulatory mandates; plan submission and designation; financial support for planning; empowerment area review, renewal, and revocation; reporting; and rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Education
  3/14/2018SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED)
  4/13/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/3/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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