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 Bill Status of SB3047  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  GROW STEM TEACHERS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Andy Manar - Kimberly A. Lightford - Iris Y. Martinez - Thomas Cullerton - Wm. Sam McCann

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Grow Your Own STEM and Vocational Education Teachers Act. Requires a public university to waive any tuition, fees, and on-campus housing costs of a student who agrees to pursue a minimum of a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics for a teaching occupation that includes, but is not limited to, mathematics, natural sciences, or career and vocational education in the areas of technology teacher, industrial arts teacher, trade teacher, health care teacher, or information technology teacher and maintains a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Provides that the student shall agree to fully reimburse the public university if the student fails to teach at least 3 years at an Illinois high school or at least 5 years at an Illinois public institution of higher education. Provides for funding. Requires the Board of Higher Education to adopt rules it determines are necessary for the administration of the Act. Effective July 1, 2020.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that funding for the Act shall be subject to appropriation, rather than subject to ongoing appropriation.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  2/15/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2018SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/27/2018SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/6/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/8/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  3/8/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Higher Education; 013-000-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
  4/11/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/12/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments

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