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 Bill Status of SB2376  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval - Christine Radogno - Don Harmon - Cheryl Axley - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Peter J. Roskam

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elizabeth Coulson - Paul D. Froehlich)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 805/2-23 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Community College Act. Requires the Illinois Community College Board to establish and administer a We Want to Learn English Initiative to provide resources for immigrants and refugees in this State to learn English in order to move towards becoming full members of American society. Provides that each fiscal year, the Board shall include in its budget proposal $25,000,000 in funding for the Initiative. Provides that no less than half of the funds appropriated for the Initiative each fiscal year shall be disbursed to community-based, not-for-profit organizations, immigrant social service organizations, faith-based organizations, and on-site job training programs. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the requirement that the Illinois Community College Board establish and administer the We Want to Learn English Initiative is subject to appropriation.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  1/18/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/18/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/19/2006SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/8/2006SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  2/15/2006SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 007-000-002
  2/15/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 16, 2006
  2/16/2006SenateSecond Reading
  2/16/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 22, 2006
  2/23/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/23/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education
  3/2/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Higher Education; 008-000-000
  3/2/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cheryl Axley
  3/2/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/2/2006SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/2/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Sandoval
  3/2/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/2/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Peter J. Roskam
  3/2/2006SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-016-000
  3/2/2006HouseArrived in House
  3/2/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/3/2006HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/3/2006HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/3/2006HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/3/2006HouseFirst Reading
  3/3/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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