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 Bill Status of HB3298  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-BUDGET-CLASSRM TEACHING

House Sponsors
Rep. Sue Scherer - Rita Mayfield - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Juliana Stratton - Sonya M. Harper, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Kathleen Willis, Justin Slaughter, Jerry Costello, II, Katie Stuart, LaToya Greenwood, John Cavaletto, Linda Chapa LaVia and Theresa Mah

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 099-001-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/17-1from Ch. 122, par. 17-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the Code must be dedicated to objects and purposes related to classroom teaching. Provides that the State Board of Education shall, by rule, determine which objects and purposes are related to classroom teaching.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/17-1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/21B-40

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that the application fee for a Substitute Teaching License shall be waived if the applicant currently holds a Substitute Teaching License and proves to the State Board of Education that he or she has taught at least 10 full school days in the year prior to submitting the application. Provides that if the application is from an applicant not currently holding a Substitute Teaching License, the applicant, if granted a Substitute Teaching License, shall receive a refund of the full application fee if he or she proves to the State Board of Education that he or she has taught 10 full school days within a year of receiving the Substitute Teaching License. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that a substitute teacher licensee may apply for a refund of the application fee for a new license within 18 months of issuance of the new license and the State Board of Education shall issue the refund if the licensee provides evidence to the State Board that the licensee has utilized the license at least 10 full school days within one year of issuance of the new license (rather than the fee shall be waived for a current license holder if he or she has taught at least 10 full school days in the year prior to submitting the application or shall receive a refund). Provides that at the beginning of each renewal cycle, individuals who hold a Substitute Teaching License may apply for a refund of the registration fee within 18 months of renewal and shall be issued that refund by the State Board if the licensee provides evidence to the State Board that the licensee has taught pursuant to the Substitute Teaching License at least 10 full school days within one year of renewal. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that a substitute teacher licensee may apply for a refund of the application fee for a new license within 18 months of issuance of the new license and the State Board of Education shall issue the refund if the licensee provides evidence to the State Board that the licensee has utilized the license at least 10 full school days within one year of issuance of the new license (rather than the fee shall be waived for a current license holder if he or she has taught at least 10 full school days in the year prior to submitting the application or shall receive a refund). Provides that at the beginning of each renewal cycle, individuals who hold a Substitute Teaching License may apply for a reimbursement of the registration fee within 18 months of renewal and shall be issued that reimbursement by the State Board from funds appropriated for that purpose if the licensee provides evidence to the State Board that the licensee has taught pursuant to the Substitute Teaching License at least 10 full school days within one year of renewal. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (State Board of Education)
 HB 3298 (H-AM 3) will have an impact of approximately $l,000,000 per year on the State Board of Education. Of this amount, $500,000 for registration fees is subject to appropriation.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (State Board of Education)
 HB 3298 (H-AM 1) will have an impact of approximately $500,000 per year on the State Board of Education.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/13/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/13/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2017HouseRe-assigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; by Voice Vote
  3/22/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; 009-000-000
  3/22/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  4/7/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/7/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/21/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/24/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/25/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/26/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 099-001-000

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