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 Bill Status of HB4246  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-LAPSED EDUCATOR LICENSE

House Sponsors
Rep. Sue Scherer - La Shawn K. Ford and Janet Yang Rohr

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel - Kimberly A. Lightford, Ann Gillespie, Napoleon Harris, III, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Mattie Hunter, Mike Simmons, Karina Villa, John Connor, Steve Stadelman, Laura Fine, Robert F. Martwick, Sara Feigenholtz, Christopher Belt, David Koehler, Patricia Van Pelt, Doris Turner, Michael E. Hastings, Scott M. Bennett and Laura Ellman)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0710

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/21B-45


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides for the reinstatement of a lapsed Professional Educator License upon the payment by the applicant of a $50 penalty (rather than a $500 penalty). Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that licensees who are retired and qualify for benefits from a State of Illinois retirement system shall be listed as retired (instead of shall notify the State Board of Education using the Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS)). Provides that if a licensee retires during a renewal cycle, the license status must be updated using ELIS indicating that the licensee wishes to maintain the license in retired status (instead of requiring the licensee to notify the State Board of Education using ELIS that the licensee wishes to maintain the license in retired status). Provides that an individual with a license in retired status shall not be required to complete professional development activities (rather than shall not be required to complete professional development activities or pay registration fees) until returning to a position that requires educator licensure. Provides that upon returning to work in a position that requires a Professional Educator License, the license status shall immediately be updated using ELIS (instead of the licensee shall immediately pay a registration fee). Provides that a retired teacher, even if returning to a position that requires educator licensure, shall not be required to pay registration fees.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  1/5/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  1/19/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 008-000-000
  1/21/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  2/17/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 009-000-000
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2022SenateAssigned to Education
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass Education; 012-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/29/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  3/29/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/8/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  4/8/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/18/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  4/25/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/26/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/26/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/26/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  4/26/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/26/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/27/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  4/27/2022HouseEffective Date April 27, 2022
  4/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0710
  4/27/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman

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