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 Bill Status of SB0041  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-ANNUAL TESTING-WRITING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Miguel del Valle - Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Kimberly A. Lightford and Edward D. Maloney

House Sponsors
(Rep. Careen M Gordon - Karen A. Yarbrough - Lisa M. Dugan)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.64from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.64


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that beginning no later than the 2005-2006 school year, the State Board of Education shall annually test all pupils enrolled in 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 8th grades in writing. Removes certain provisions prohibiting the Board from testing pupils in writing. Effective July 1, 2005.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that beginning with the 2006-2007 school year, the State Board of Education shall annually test all pupils enrolled in the 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 8th grades in writing. Provides that the Prairie State Achievement Examination shall measure student performance in writing beginning with the 2006-2007 school year. Makes related changes. Effective July 1, 2005.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Miguel del Valle
  1/26/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  1/26/2005SenateFirst Reading
  1/26/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/3/2005SenateAssigned to Education
  2/10/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/10/2005SenateDo Pass Education; 011-000-000
  3/10/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 15, 2005
  3/31/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Miguel del Valle
  3/31/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/1/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  4/6/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Education
  4/8/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Education; 009-000-000
  4/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; del Valle
  4/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 12, 2005
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/14/2005HouseArrived in House
  4/14/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/14/2005HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/14/2005HouseFirst Reading
  4/14/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2005HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  5/13/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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