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 Bill Status of SB1941  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina Castro and Ann Gillespie

House Sponsors
(Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, Justin Slaughter, Kelly M. Cassidy, Tony McCombie and Norine K. Hammond)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0438

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.162
105 ILCS 5/2-3.176 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school districts are required to submit a plan, the timeframe for school board approval of a plan and submission of that plan to the State Board, and when additional annual progress reports are required. Establishes the Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Grant Program and grants under the program. Sets forth requirements for grant applicants and provisions for the distribution of funds appropriated for the program. Requires the State Board of Education to issue a yearly report on the results of the program in cooperation with school districts participating in the program. Provides that the State Board may adopt any rules necessary for the program. Effective July 1, 2019.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.162

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Removes any changes to school discipline improvement plans. Gives the bill an immediate effective date.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Education
  3/5/2019SenatePostponed - Education
  3/12/2019SenatePostponed - Education
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass Education; 016-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/26/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/26/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2019
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/9/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 014-000-000
  4/12/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/12/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Lightford
  4/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/12/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/15/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/16/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/30/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/30/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/7/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 020-000-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  5/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/23/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  6/21/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/20/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/20/2019SenateEffective Date August 20, 2019
  8/20/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0438

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