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   105 ILCS 5/21-5b                                                            

        Amends the Article concerning certification of  teachers  in  the      
   School  Code.   Removes the limit on the number of new participants in      
   the  alternative  certification   program.    Reduces   the   previous      
   experience requirement from 5 years to 2.  Effective immediately.           
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends  the  School      
   Code.   In  the  Teacher  Certification  Article,  provides  that  the      
   alternative certificate program shall be limited to  new  participants      
   not  to  exceed  the  number  of unfilled positions as reported to the      
   State Board of Education  during  the  prior  school  year  (now,  the      
   program  is  limited to not more than 260 new participants during each      
   year that the program is in effect). In the provision  concerning  the      
   employment  requirement,  removes  the minimum period of time that the      
   person must have been employed.                                             
   FEB-11-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-11-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-11-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-13-2002  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HIGHER ED             
   FEB-22-2002  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-HIGHER ED     H    
   FEB-22-2002  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   FEB-22-2002  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             010-000-000   HHED    
   FEB-22-2002  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-22-2002  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-22-2002  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-04-2002  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-04-2002  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        118-000-000           
   APR-09-2002  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   APR-09-2002  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   02-04-10              
   APR-10-2002  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            CRONIN                
   APR-10-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-10-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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