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 Bill Status of HB4955  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH-CD-CHI-MORGAN PARK HIGH

House Sponsors
Rep. Kevin Joyce - Michael J. Madigan - Mary E. Flowers

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Edward D. Maloney)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/34-18.33 new
30 ILCS 805/8.30 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall prohibit Morgan Park High School from having more than 1,800 students enrolled at any one time in its regular academic track program. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall prohibit Morgan Park High School from accepting a student for enrollment in its regular academic track program if the student resides outside the school's local attendance area, as set by the Board. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall prohibit Morgan Park High School and Bogan Computer Technical High School from each having, at any one time, more than the following number of students: (i) for the 2006-2007 school year, 450 students in grade 9; (ii) for the 2007-2008 school year, 450 students in each of grades 9 and 10; (iii) for the 2008-2009 school year, 450 students in each of grades 9, 10, and 11; and (iv) for the 2009-2010 school year and each school year thereafter until the high school's total enrollment reaches 1,800 students, 450 students in each of grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. Provides that once the high school's total enrollment reaches 1,800 students, the board shall prohibit the high school from having more than 1,800 students enrolled at any one time. Provides that the board shall prohibit both high schools from accepting a student for enrollment if the student resides outside the high school's local attendance area, as set by the board. Provides that the board shall prohibit students of either high school from leaving school grounds during the lunch hour, except for academic reasons and school-sponsored activities. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as amended by House amendment No. 1, with the following changes. Requires the board of education to prohibit the high school from having more than 1,800 students enrolled at any one time once the high school's total enrollment reaches 1,800 or fewer students (instead of once enrollment reaches 1,800 students). Provides that the prohibition on students leaving school grounds during the lunch hour applies once the high school's total enrollment reaches 1,800 or fewer students. Provides that each high school may accept a student for enrollment who resides outside the high school's local attendance area if the student is enrolled in one of the high school's specialized educational programs for which an additional application is required. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  1/19/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2006HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/8/2006HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/8/2006HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/8/2006HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 017-000-002
  2/8/2006HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/9/2006HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/9/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/16/2006HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/16/2006HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/16/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/16/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/21/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/21/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/22/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  2/22/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2006HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  2/23/2006HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  2/23/2006HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 071-039-005
  2/23/2006HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  2/24/2006SenateArrive in Senate
  2/24/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 27, 2006
  2/24/2006SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  2/24/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/27/2006SenateFirst Reading
  2/27/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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