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 Bill Status of HB3442  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHR ED-TEACHER PIPELINE PROG

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
110 ILCS 947/65.110 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, in cooperation with the State Board of Education, to establish and administer a teacher pipeline program for the purpose of encouraging and recruiting students enrolled in public high schools to pursue teaching careers in their school district, with a special focus on the encouragement and recruitment of minority students and students of color. Provides that participants in the program, upon graduation from high school, shall receive grant assistance in an amount sufficient to pay the tuition and fees for up to 4 semesters at a public community college and up to 4 semesters at a public university if certain conditions are met. Requires the State Board of Education to designate teacher recruiters to work directly with public high school students. Sets forth provisions concerning applications, the repayment of grant assistance, and rulemaking. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Teacher Pipeline Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/25/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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