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 Bill Status of HB0496  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  EDUCATION-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans )

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/1A-4from Ch. 122, par. 1A-4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers and duties of the State Board of Education.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1A-4
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/21B-40

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Allows application fees deposited into the Teacher Certificate Fee Revolving Fund to be used, subject to appropriation, by the State Board of Education to provide the technology and human resources necessary for the renewal of licenses. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/21-14from Ch. 122, par. 21-14
105 ILCS 5/21B-25
105 ILCS 5/21B-45

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as engrossed, with the following changes. Further amends the School Code. On June 30, 2013, repeals the provision concerning the registration and renewal of certificates under the Teacher Certification Article. Provides that, beginning on October 1, 2013 and ending on January 31, 2014, a person holding a Professional Educator License with a school speech and language pathologist (teaching) endorsement may exchange his or her school speech and language pathologist (teaching) endorsement for a school speech and language pathologist (non-teaching) endorsement through application to the State Board of Education. Makes changes to the provisions concerning Professional Educator License renewal. Provides that lapsed licenses may be immediately reinstated upon (1) payment by the applicant of a $500 penalty to the State Board of Education or (2) the demonstration of proficiency by completing 9 semester hours of coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the content area that most aligns with one or more of the educator's endorsement areas. Sets forth requirements for licensure renewal for professional educator licensees, including professional development activities. Specifies which entities shall be designated as approved to provide professional development activities for the renewal of Professional Educator Licenses and establishes requirements for approved providers. Sets forth provisions concerning appeals (1) to the State Superintendent of Education to ensure professional development credit is received from approved providers and (2) to the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board upon notice from the State Superintendent of Education that a license will not be renewed based upon failure to complete the additional licensure renewal requirements. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces a reference to the Certification of Teachers Article of the School Code with a reference to the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  1/25/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/6/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/12/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 013-000-000
  4/17/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/17/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/19/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 23, 2013
  4/19/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/19/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/24/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2013
  4/26/2013SenateSponsor Removed Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/26/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/29/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/29/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/1/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  5/1/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  5/8/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Steans
  5/8/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/9/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/10/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/10/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/14/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/14/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/14/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/14/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  8/9/2013HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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