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 Bill Status of SB0543  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kwame Raoul - James T. Meeks and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deborah L. Graham - Michael K. Smith, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez, Maria Antonia Berrios, Luis Arroyo, Karen A. Yarbrough and Patrick J Verschoore)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0417

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/26-2from Ch. 122, par. 26-2
105 ILCS 5/26-2afrom Ch. 122, par. 26-2a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires a person having custody or control of a child who is below the compulsory school age and who is enrolled in kindergarten in a public school to cause the child to attend the public school. Includes in the definition of "dropout" a child enrolled in kindergarten. Effective June 30, 2007.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/26-2a

Removes the provision changing the definition of "dropout".

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Education
  3/8/2007SenateDo Pass Education; 008-001-001
  3/8/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2007
  3/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2007
  3/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/27/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Education
  3/28/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 007-000-000
  3/29/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/29/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Raoul
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/29/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-003-000
  3/30/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  4/9/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/29/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 014-007-000
  5/29/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/31/2007HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/31/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/31/2007HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 084-031-000
  5/31/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  5/31/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  6/29/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/24/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  8/24/2007SenateEffective Date August 24, 2007
  8/24/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0417

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