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 Bill Status of HB4374  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-ELEM SCH-RECESS REQ

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - LaShawn K. Ford - Mike Boland - Kevin Joyce - Monique D. Davis, Esther Golar, Constance A. Howard, Maria Antonia Berrios, Elizabeth Hernandez, Elga L. Jefferies and John A. Fritchey

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Iris Y. Martinez - John J. Cullerton - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/34-18.37 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall require that schools provide recess for all students in kindergarten through grade 8. Provides that recess must be at least 10 minutes in length. Provides that if the principal determines that the weather is inclement, the principal shall direct that a recess be held indoors. Requires the principal to ensure that students are given the opportunity to engage in physical exercise during each recess. Provides that the time required for recesses is included in the minimum number of hours necessary to constitute a full day of attendance under the State aid formula provisions.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.131
105 ILCS 5/18-8.05

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides for transitional assistance payments for fiscal year 2009. In the State aid formula provisions, increases the foundation level of support from $5,734 to $5,959 and changes the minimum supplemental general State aid grant amount for the 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011 school years. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall require that schools provide daily recess for all students in kindergarten through grade 8; allows for an exemption to this requirement. Varied effective date.

DateChamber Action
  1/10/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/10/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  1/10/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  1/11/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2008HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/27/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 015-002-003
  2/27/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elga L. Jefferies
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/16/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 075-036-000
  4/17/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/17/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 29, 2008
  4/17/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/23/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/7/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/15/2008SenateAssigned to Education
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  5/22/2008SenateDo Pass Education; 011-000-000
  5/22/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2008
  5/22/2008SenateSecond Reading
  5/22/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2008
  5/31/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/31/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/31/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Education
  5/31/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-000-000
  5/31/2008SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/31/2008SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Lightford
  5/31/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/31/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/31/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/31/2008HouseArrived in House
  5/31/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/6/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 30, 2008
  11/6/2008HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  11/7/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  11/7/2008HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Non-Concur Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  11/19/2008HouseHouse Non-Concurs by Voice Vote
  11/19/2008SenateSecretary's Desk - Non-Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 01
  11/19/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Non-Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) November 20, 2008; 01
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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