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 Bill Status of SB2390  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCHOOL CODE-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Dale Fowler, Adriane Johnson, Mary Edly-Allen, Meg Loughran Cappel and Christopher Belt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Dagmara Avelar - Barbara Hernandez - Amy Elik - Katie Stuart, Kevin John Olickal, Eva-Dina Delgado, Michelle Mussman, Anna Moeller, Jay Hoffman, Aaron M. Ortiz, Laura Faver Dias, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Joyce Mason, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Maura Hirschauer, Daniel Didech, Terra Costa Howard, Jonathan Carroll, Rita Mayfield, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, La Shawn K. Ford, Travis Weaver, Natalie A. Manley and Matt Hanson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/29/2023SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0111

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25o
105 ILCS 5/2-3.71from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.71
105 ILCS 5/10-20.12afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-20.12a
105 ILCS 5/10-20.67
105 ILCS 5/21B-20
105 ILCS 5/21B-50

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires a non-public school to perform a check of the Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database (in addition to the Statewide Sex Offender Database) of applicants and once every 5 years and persons employed by the school to determine whether the applicant has been adjudicated a sex offender, of a sex offense, or of a murder or other violent crime against youth. Extends the grants for preschool educational programs 2028-2029 school year (rather than the 2023-2024 school year). Provides that a school district may adopt a policy to waive tuition costs for a non-resident pupil if the pupil is a child of a district employee. Provides that, until June 30, 2028 (rather than June 30, 2023), applicants may apply to the State Board of Education for issuance of a 5-year Short-Term Substitute Teaching License. Makes conforming changes. Modifies the Alternative Educator Licensure Program by removing the requirement for a second year of residency (changing to only if recommended by the principal and program coordinator). Provides that, if the residency period is to be less than 2-years in length, the partner school districts must provide assurances that the district will provide intensive mentoring and supports through at least the end of the second full year of teaching for educators who completed the Program in less than 2 years. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Provides that the residency program for alternative educator licensure shall be comprised of 3 phases (instead of 4). Provides that in residency, the candidate must: be assigned an effective, fully licensed teacher by the principal or principal equivalent to act as a mentor and coach the candidate through residency. In provisions concerning the alternative educator endorsement, provides that the individual may complete a major in the content area of early childhood reading (instead of reading).

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  2/10/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2023SenateAssigned to Early Childhood Education
  3/3/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  3/3/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/6/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  3/6/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8 (b-1), the following amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments
  3/7/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Early Childhood Education
  3/8/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Early Childhood Education
  3/8/2023SenateDo Pass as Amended Early Childhood Education; 009-000-000
  3/8/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2023
  3/10/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
  3/23/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  3/23/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/23/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/24/2023HouseFirst Reading
  3/24/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  4/11/2023HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  4/19/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 006-002-000
  4/20/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  4/27/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  4/27/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  4/27/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/27/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/3/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/3/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  5/10/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/10/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/10/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/10/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  5/10/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/10/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2023HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  5/12/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/12/2023HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 19, 2023
  5/17/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
  5/17/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/17/2023SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/12/2023SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
  6/15/2023SenateSent to the Governor
  6/29/2023SenateGovernor Approved
  6/29/2023SenateEffective Date June 29, 2023
  6/29/2023SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0111
  7/5/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  7/5/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt

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