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 Bill Status of SB3000  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INSTRUCTIONAL MANDATES TSK FRC

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Susan Garrett - Edward D. Maloney - Pamela J. Althoff - Chris Lauzen, Deanna Demuzio, Michael Noland, M. Maggie Crotty, Toi W. Hutchinson, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Dan Cronin, Michael Bond, A. J. Wilhelmi, Dale A. Righter and Kirk W. Dillard

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-1.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates the Instructional Mandates Task Force. Specifies the membership of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall explore and examine all instructional mandates governing the public schools of the State that currently exist and shall make recommendations concerning, but not limited to, the propriety of all existing mandates, the imposition of future mandates, and waivers of instructional mandates. Provides that the Task Force shall ensure that its recommendations include specifics as to the necessary funding to carry out identified responsibilities. Provides that the Task Force may begin to conduct business upon the appointment of a majority of the voting members. Provides that the State Board of Education shall be responsible for providing staff and administrative support to the Task Force. Contains provisions concerning reimbursement for members. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a final report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2014 and that the Task Force may submit other reports as it deems appropriate. Provides that the Task Force is abolished and provisions concerning the task force are repealed on January 2, 2014. Provides that there shall be a moratorium on the passage of legislation that imposes instructional mandates on the public schools in this State through January 2, 2014.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Creates the Instructional Mandates Task Force. Specifies the membership of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall explore and examine all instructional mandates governing the public schools of the State that currently exist and shall make recommendations concerning, but not limited to, the propriety of all existing mandates, the imposition of future mandates, and waivers of instructional mandates. Provides that the Task Force shall ensure that its recommendations include specifics as to the necessary funding to carry out identified responsibilities. Provides that the Task Force may begin to conduct business upon the appointment of a majority of the voting members. Provides that the State Board of Education shall be responsible for providing staff and administrative support to the Task Force. Contains provisions concerning reimbursement for members. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a final report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before July 1, 2011 and that the Task Force may submit other reports as it deems appropriate. Provides that the Task Force is abolished and provisions concerning the task force are repealed on July 2, 2011. Beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act, provides that there shall be a 4-year moratorium on the passage of instructional mandates for public schools unless authorized by a unanimous vote in both the House of Representatives and Senate. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1, with the following changes: adds one member to the Task Force that is appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of an organization representing parents and teachers, changes the repeal date to July 1, 2012, and provides that the moratorium on the passage of instructional mandates for public schools shall begin on the effective date of the amendatory Act and last until one year after the Task Force submits a final report to the Governor and General Assembly (rather than be for 4 years beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act unless authorized by a unanimous vote in both the House and the Senate). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/4/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/4/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  2/16/2010SenateAssigned to Education
  2/23/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/23/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/23/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  2/23/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/23/2010SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 009-000-000
  2/23/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 24, 2010
  3/4/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/5/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  3/10/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/10/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  3/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
  3/16/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/16/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/16/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 009-000-000
  3/18/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/18/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Garrett
  3/18/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 23, 2010
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/24/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  6/27/2010SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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