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 Bill Status of SB1947  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-CHRONIC ABSENT PUPILS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/26-18 new
105 ILCS 5/27A-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, every school district, charter school, or alternative school or any school receiving public funds shall collect and review its chronic absence data and determine what systems of support and resources are needed to engage chronically absent students and their families to encourage the habit of daily attendance and promote success. Provides that school districts, charter schools, or alternative schools or any school receiving public funds shall provide a system of support to students who are at risk of reaching or exceeding chronic absence levels with strategies such as those available through the Illinois Multi-tiered Systems of Support Network. Requires schools to make resources available to support and engage students. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Provides that school districts, charter schools, or alternative schools or any schools receiving public funds are encouraged to (rather than shall) provide a system of support to students who are at risk of reaching or exceeding chronic absence levels. Provides that schools additionally are encouraged to (rather than shall) make certain resources available.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Education
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Education
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 012-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

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