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 Bill Status of SB0101  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-LOCAL SCHOOL COUNCILS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas - Bill Cunningham - Kimberly A. Lightford - Dale Fowler - Laura M. Murphy, Steve Stadelman, Ann Gillespie, Scott M. Bennett, Julie A. Morrison, Meg Loughran Cappel, Ram Villivalam, Laura Ellman, Robert F. Martwick and Robert Peters

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Kambium Buckner - Delia C. Ramirez - Aaron M. Ortiz - Lakesia Collins, Maurice A. West, II, Frances Ann Hurley, Carol Ammons, Elizabeth Hernandez, Jeff Keicher, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Greg Harris, Theresa Mah, Cyril Nichols and La Shawn K. Ford)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0677

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that each public institution of higher education shall study and issue a report on the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by the public institution for improving students' timely access to required course materials and the affordability of required course materials. Sets forth the required areas of study that must be included in the report. Provides that the report from each public institution must be submitted to the Board of Higher Education or Illinois Community College Board no later than August 1, 2022. Provides that no later than February 1, 2023, the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board shall submit a joint report to the Governor and General Assembly that summarizes the findings from the reports submitted by public institutions. Requires the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board to post each institution's report and the joint report on their respective websites. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 205/9.40 new
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Collaborative Study Act. Provides that the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task Force is created within the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Sets forth the membership of the task force. Provides that the duties of the task force are to (i) conduct a collaborative college course materials affordability and equitable access study, (ii) examine the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by public and private institutions of higher learning in this State and throughout the United States for improving students' equitable first-day-of-class access to required course materials and conduct an affordability comparison of providing students' course materials, including digital learning tools, and (iii) submit a report of its findings to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Contains provisions concerning meetings, expenses, Commission assistance, collaboration, and reporting. Dissolves the task force on March 31, 2024, and repeals the Act on March 31, 2025. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1-2from Ch. 122, par. 1-2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1-2 from Ch. 122, par. 1-2
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/34-2.1from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.1
105 ILCS 5/34-2.2from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.2
105 ILCS 5/34-2.3from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.3
105 ILCS 5/34-2.4bfrom Ch. 122, par. 34-2.4b
105 ILCS 5/34-8.3from Ch. 122, par. 34-8.3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends provisions related to local school councils in the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that beginning with the first local school council election that occurs after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a local school council shall be established for each attendance center within the school district, including public small schools within the district. Provides that one full-time student member shall be appointed in each attendance center enrolling students in 7th and 8th grade. In the case of a tie vote in the election of candidates to serve on a local school council, requires the local school council to determine the winner by lottery (rather than lot). Requires the Chicago Board of Education to make public the vetting process of staff member candidates. Allows any staff member seeking candidacy to inquire if the Board may deny the staff member's appointment; requires an inquiry to be made in writing in accordance with Board procedure. Provides for binding elections (rather than non-binding, advisory polls) for the appointment of student members to local school councils. Makes other changes concerning the appointment of teacher and non-teacher staff members and student members to a local school council. Makes changes to provisions concerning vacancies, the calling of special meetings, quorums, the vote to transfer allocations within funds, and limitations upon applicability. Specifies that a local school council retains the right to reject or modify any school improvement plan or implementation thereof, as long as the rejection or modification of the school improvement plan or implementation thereof is consistent with State and federal requirements. Makes changes concerning schools placed on probation, including providing for the restoration of certain powers to the local school councils of schools that have been on probation for 5 years or more. Requires the Board to deliver certain criteria to local school councils by October 31 of each year. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/3/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/5/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/9/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/19/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/2/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/2/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/8/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/10/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/11/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/11/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Higher Education; 014-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/29/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/29/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  5/3/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  5/5/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  5/13/2021HouseCommittee/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 28, 2021
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/19/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 009-006-000
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2021HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2021
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  10/14/2021HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  10/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  10/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  10/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  10/27/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  10/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  10/27/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  10/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  10/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 006-000-000
  10/27/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  10/27/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  10/27/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  10/27/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  10/27/2021HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Michael T. Marron
  10/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  10/27/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  10/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  10/27/2021HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  10/28/2021HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  10/28/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2
  10/28/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - October 28, 2021
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 016-000-000
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 016-000-000
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  10/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  10/28/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  10/28/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  11/9/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  11/16/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  12/3/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  12/3/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0677

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