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 Bill Status of HB1710  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH DEAF/BLIND-SUPERINTENDENT

House Sponsors
Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer and Maurice A. West, II

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura Fine)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0196

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2405/10from Ch. 23, par. 3441


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Requires the Superintendent of the Illinois School for the Deaf to have a degree in educational administration, together with at least 10 years of experience in either deaf or hard of hearing education, the administration of deaf or hard of hearing education, or a combination of the 2 (rather than degrees in both educational administration and deaf education, together with at least 15 years of experience in either deaf education, the administration of deaf education, or a combination of the 2). Requires the Superintendent of the Illinois School of the Visually Impaired to have a degree in educational administration, together with at least 10 years of experience in either blind or visually impaired education, or a combination of the 2 (rather than degrees in both educational administration and blind and visually impaired education, the administration of blind or visually impaired education, or a combination of the 2). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/22/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/13/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/18/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2021
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2021HouseEffective Date July 30, 2021
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0196

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