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 Bill Status of SB0820  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FREEDOM SCHOOLS/ADVANCED PLACE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Carol Ammons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0209

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 231/1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Design-Build for Public Schools Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 231/1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.186
105 ILCS 5/2-3.187
105 ILCS 5/14A-32
105 ILCS 5/22-90
325 ILCS 20/11from Ch. 23, par. 4161

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Changes a reference from Black students to African American students in a provision concerning Freedom Schools. Makes a change to the membership of the Inclusive American History Commission. In a provision concerning accelerated placement, provides that for a student entering grade 12, the next most rigorous level of advanced coursework in English language arts or mathematics shall be a dual credit course, an Advanced Placement course, or an International Baccalaureate course. Changes the membership of the Whole Child Task Force, including adding members. Amends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Provides that children who receive early intervention services prior to their third birthday and are found eligible for an individualized education program and whose birthday falls on or after January 1 (rather than between May 1 and August 31) may continue to receive early intervention services until the beginning of the school year following their third birthday.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 231/1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.186
105 ILCS 5/2-3.187
105 ILCS 5/14A-32
105 ILCS 5/22-90
325 ILCS 20/11from Ch. 23, par. 4161

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning Freedom Schools, changes a reference from Black students to historically disadvantaged students, including African American students and other students of color. Makes a change to the membership of the Inclusive American History Commission. In a provision concerning accelerated placement, provides that for a student entering grade 12, the next most rigorous level of advanced coursework in English language arts or mathematics shall be a dual credit course, an Advanced Placement course, or an International Baccalaureate course. Changes the membership of the Whole Child Task Force, including adding members. Amends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2022 (rather than July 1, 2022), children who receive early intervention services prior to their third birthday and are found eligible for an individualized education program and whose birthday falls between May 1 and August 31 may continue to receive early intervention services until the beginning of the school year following their third birthday.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/17/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/25/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 13, 2021
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/20/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 014-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 014-000-000
  4/22/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Lightford
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Lightford
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/23/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/23/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 014-009-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/19/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 072-043-000
  5/20/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  7/30/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  7/30/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  7/30/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0209

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