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 Bill Status of HB5157  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCEO-LEARNING BENEFITS PROGRAM

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 605/605-1095 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in conjunction with the Department of Human Services and the State Board of Education, shall establish and administer the Illinois In-Person Learning for All Benefit Program to provide reimbursement to parents and guardians to cover the costs of allowable expenses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Provides that under the Program, an eligible parent or guardian may receive, per child, the lesser of $10,000 or the resident school district's per capita tuition rate. Provides that a parent or guardian may permanently enroll his or her child in a different educational setting and receive reimbursement. Provides Program eligibility requirements. Provides that the Department may use funds appropriated from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide benefits under the Program. Provides for the adoption of rules. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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