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 Bill Status of HB2762  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-LOWER COMPULSORY AGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Sue Scherer - Monique D. Davis - Silvana Tabares - Michelle Mussman - Barbara Flynn Currie, Deborah Conroy, Jehan A. Gordon-Booth, Laura Fine, Deborah Mell, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Kathleen Willis, Mary E. Flowers, Robert W. Pritchard, Linda Chapa LaVia, Kenneth Dunkin, Arthur Turner, Emanuel Chris Welch, Anthony DeLuca, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Rita Mayfield, Derrick Smith, Esther Golar, Carol A. Sente, Camille Y. Lilly, Kelly M. Cassidy, Elizabeth Hernandez, La Shawn K. Ford and Frances Ann Hurley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/26-1from Ch. 122, par. 26-1
105 ILCS 5/26-2from Ch. 122, par. 26-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Lowers the compulsory school age from 7 years to 6 years; makes a related change. Effective July 1, 2013.

 Fiscal Note (State Board of Education)
  The exact cost of HB 2762 is impossible to determine. Additional students means the cost of General State Aid will increase. However, the Illinois State Board of Education is unsure of the exact number of students who will be impacted by lowering the compulsory attendance age from 7 to 6, nor does the ISBE know which districts will see an increase in the number of students as a result of this legislation or if those children will be low-income students, which increases the cost of the poverty claim for the district.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/26-2
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/26-1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. With regard to the requirement that whoever has custody or control of any child between the ages of 7 and 17 years (unless the child has already graduated from high school) shall cause the child to attend some public school in the district wherein the child resides the entire time it is in session during the regular school term, sets forth the exception that if the child turns 7 during the regular school term, that child shall be made to attend that entire school term.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/21/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/21/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/12/2013HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/13/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 009-002-000
  3/13/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/15/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  3/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/22/2013HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/8/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/11/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/11/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/12/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 012-000-000
  4/16/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/16/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/16/2013HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/16/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/17/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 082-036-000
  4/17/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/17/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/17/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/17/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2013
  5/14/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  5/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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