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 Bill Status of SB0565  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Emil Jones, Jr. - Frank C. Watson - Dan Cronin - Iris Y. Martinez, Dave Sullivan, Susan Garrett, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Miguel del Valle, M. Maggie Crotty, George P. Shadid, Barack Obama, James T. Meeks, John M. Sullivan, James F. Clayborne, Jr. and Terry Link

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deborah L. Graham - Michael J. Madigan - Tom Cross - Lou Lang - Elizabeth Coulson, Mike Boland, Rosemary Mulligan, Julie Hamos, Calvin L. Giles, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Maria Antonia Berrios, Sandra M. Pihos, Angelo Saviano, Harry Osterman, John J. Millner, Barbara Flynn Currie, David E. Miller, Susana Mendoza, William Delgado, Mary E. Flowers, Roger L. Eddy, Frank Aguilar, Frank J. Mautino, Kurt M. Granberg, Monique D. Davis, Annazette Collins, Marlow H. Colvin, Karen A. Yarbrough, Robin Kelly, Linda Chapa LaVia, Patricia Bailey, Robert F. Flider, Carolyn H. Krause, Renee Kosel, Arthur L. Turner, Jerry L. Mitchell, Michael K. Smith, Elaine Nekritz, Sara Feigenholtz, Constance A. Howard, George Scully, Jr., Patrick Verschoore, Kathleen A. Ryg, Gary Forby, Kevin Joyce, Brandon W. Phelps, Charles E. Jefferson and Charles G. Morrow, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/24/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0380

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Early Learning Council Act. Establishes the Illinois Early Learning Council to coordinate existing State programs and services for children from birth to 5 years of age in order to better meet the early learning needs of children and their families. Provides for the appointment of members to the Council who represent both public and private organizations and who shall serve on a voluntary, unpaid basis.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the goal of the Illinois Early Learning Council is to fulfill the vision of a statewide, high-quality, accessible, and comprehensive early learning system to benefit all young children whose parents choose it. Requires the Council to guide collaborative efforts to improve and expand upon existing early childhood programs and services. Provides that Council membership shall reflect regional, racial, and cultural diversity. Specifies some of the types of people the Governor must appoint. Provides that the Governor shall request that the Region V office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families appoint a member to the Council. Provides for terms for some of the members. Requires the Council to annually report to the Governor and General Assembly on the Council's progress towards its goals and objectives. Adds an immediate effective date.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/18/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/19/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/19/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/19/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Sullivan
  2/19/2003SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/19/2003SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/27/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/27/2003SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Dave Sullivan
  2/27/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  2/27/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Sullivan
  2/28/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/28/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/4/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/5/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/6/2003SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 010-002-000
  3/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 11, 2003
  3/6/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/6/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/6/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  3/6/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/7/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. George P. Shadid
  3/11/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Barack Obama
  3/13/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 18, 2003
  3/20/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/20/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/20/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/20/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  3/20/2003HouseArrived in House
  3/20/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/21/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/21/2003HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  3/21/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  3/21/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/21/2003HouseFirst Reading
  3/21/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/26/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/26/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  3/26/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  3/26/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  3/26/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John J. Millner
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana Mendoza
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank Aguilar
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/27/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/28/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  3/28/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/28/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  3/31/2003HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  4/4/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/8/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/8/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/8/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  4/10/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 016-000-000
  4/10/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Verschoore
  4/15/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Forby
  4/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/9/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  5/13/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 118-000-000
  5/13/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles G. Morrow, III
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  6/11/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  7/24/2003SenateGovernor Approved
  7/24/2003SenateEffective Date July 24, 2003
  7/24/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0380

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