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 Bill Status of HB0536  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman - Jehan Gordon-Booth, LaToya Greenwood, Silvana Tabares, Thaddeus Jones and Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/29-3from Ch. 122, par. 29-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Transportation Article of the School Code. Provides that each school board may provide free transportation for any pupil residing within 1 1/2 miles from the school attended where conditions are such that walking, either to or from the school to which a pupil is assigned for attendance or to or from a pick-up point or bus stop, constitutes a serious hazard to the safety of the pupil due to a course or pattern of criminal activity, as defined in the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act. Provides for the adoption of guidelines by the local law enforcement agency as to what constitutes a serious safety hazard due to a course or pattern of criminal activity. Provides that the State Board of Education, in consultation with the local law enforcement agency, shall review the findings of the school board concerning a course or pattern of criminal activity and shall approve or disapprove the school board's determination that a serious safety hazard exists within 30 days after the school board submits its findings to the State Board. Authorizes the local law enforcement agency to determine what constitutes a course or pattern of criminal activity. Makes related changes. Provides that the changes made by the amendatory Act do not apply to the Chicago school district. Effective immediately.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This legislation does not create a State mandate.

 Fiscal Note (State Board of Education)
 HB 536 will have an unknown fiscal impact on the State Board of Education.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  1/24/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/24/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/1/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  3/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/21/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 017-002-000
  3/22/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2017HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/6/2017HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2018HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  2/5/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

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