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 Bill Status of HB2533  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD K-3 CLASS SIZE REDUC

House Sponsors
Rep. Deborah L. Graham - Robert Rita - Richard T. Bradley - Robin Kelly - Mike Boland, Mary E. Flowers, Lovana Jones, Monique D. Davis, Calvin L. Giles, Constance A. Howard, Cynthia Soto, William Delgado, Edward J. Acevedo, Charles G. Morrow, III, Harry Osterman, Kenneth Dunkin, Arthur L. Turner, Susana Mendoza, Maria Antonia Berrios, Linda Chapa LaVia, William Davis and Marlow H. Colvin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.131 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates a K-3 class size reduction grant program to be implemented and administered by the State Board of Education. Requires that the grant criteria prescribed by the State Board provide that (i) only those districts that maintain grades kindergarten through 3 shall be grant eligible, (ii) no grant funds shall be used for grades other than kindergarten through 3, (iii) no grant funds shall be awarded to a district if the average class size in grades kindergarten through 3 is already 18 pupils or fewer, and (iv) where feasible, districts must target these grant funds to the grade level where class sizes are highest or to the school or schools where class sizes are highest. Effective July 1, 2003.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  2/20/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2003HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  3/4/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/6/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 013-001-002
  3/6/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  3/18/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lovana Jones
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles G. Morrow, III
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana Mendoza
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/19/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 084-017-013
  3/19/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/19/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 20, 2003
  3/21/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/8/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/15/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/15/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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