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 Bill Status of SB1276  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Deanna Demuzio

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jim Watson - Michael K. Smith - Suzanne Bassi - Jerry L. Mitchell - Elizabeth Coulson, Ron Stephens and Jil Tracy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0062

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.53b new
105 ILCS 5/10-20.20from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.20

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that any individual, with exceptions, who begins serving as a superintendent in this State on or after July 1, 2009 and has not previously served as a school district superintendent in this State shall participate in a new superintendent mentoring program, established by the State Board of Education, for the duration of his or her first 2 school years as a superintendent. Contains provisions concerning program requirements, who may apply to be a mentor, mentoring training, assignment of a mentor by a provider selected by the State Board, identification of areas for improvement, a survey of progress, an annual report to the State Board, and a verification form. Provides that mentors of certified staff are protected from suit. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  2/10/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/18/2009SenateAssigned to Education
  2/25/2009SenateDo Pass Education; 010-000-000
  2/25/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 26, 2009
  2/27/2009SenateSecond Reading
  2/27/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 4, 2009
  3/26/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/26/2009HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/22/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 018-000-000
  4/22/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  4/23/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  4/23/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  4/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  4/28/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/27/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  7/23/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  7/23/2009SenateEffective Date July 23, 2009
  7/23/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0062

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