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 Bill Status of HB3944  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-ST AID-ADA-TRAINING

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/11-4.1from Ch. 46, par. 11-4.1
105 ILCS 5/3-11from Ch. 122, par. 3-11
105 ILCS 5/18-8.05
105 ILCS 5/24-2from Ch. 122, par. 24-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Election Code. Provides that if teachers' institutes are held on separate days, the institutes may not be held on any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday unless that day falls at the beginning or end of the school term. Makes changes to the State aid formula provisions in relation to the compilation of average daily attendance. In counting a session of 3 or more clock hours as a day of attendance, provides that a maximum of 3 (instead of 5) days may be utilized for in-service training for teachers (including a maximum of 2 of the 3 days for parent-teacher conferences). Changes the day that President Abraham Lincoln's birthday is observed as a legal school holiday from February 12 to the third Monday in February. Changes the day that Veteran's Day is observed as a legal school holiday from November 11 to the second Monday in November. Provides that school boards may grant a special holiday only on a Monday or Friday. Effective July 1, 2004.

DateChamber Action
  11/20/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  11/20/2003HouseFirst Reading
  11/20/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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