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 Bill Status of HB4886  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-4 DAY SCH WEEK

House Sponsors
Rep. William B. Black - Shane Cultra - Patrick J. Verschoore

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael W. Frerichs)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-19from Ch. 122, par. 10-19
105 ILCS 5/10-19.1from Ch. 122, par. 10-19.1
105 ILCS 5/18-8.05
105 ILCS 5/34-21.4a new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Allows a school district, by resolution of its board, to operate on a 4-day school week plan approved by the State Board of Education. Provides that a school district that operates on a 4-day school week plan must ensure a minimum of 880 hours of student contact in addition to required institute days (instead of requiring a minimum term of 185 days). Makes related changes. Removes a provision referring to the closing of schools on January 29, 1981. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-19
105 ILCS 5/10-19.1
105 ILCS 5/34-21.4a new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-19.4 new
105 ILCS 5/14-13.01from Ch. 122, par. 14-13.01

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district may, by board resolution, adopt an alternative school calendar for a 4-day school week, which must be approved by the State Board of Education. Sets forth requirements concerning the calendar for the school term, including requiring that it provide a minimum of at least 150 days to ensure 141 of actual pupil attendance. Provides that the calendar for the school term and any changes must be submitted to and approved by the regional superintendent of schools before the calendar or changes may take effect. Allows the school board to establish experimental educational programs, with conditions. Makes changes concerning a 4-day school week in provisions concerning special education reimbursement and the State aid formula. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
40 ILCS 5/16-130from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-130

Limits the authority of a school district to adopt an alternative school calendar for a 4-day school week to the 2010-2011 school year or the 2011-2012 school year or both. Provides that the provisions do not apply to the Chicago school districts. Makes other changes. Amends the Downstate Teachers Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that, for any teacher employed by a school district having adopted an alternative school calendar and whose position requires an additional 75 minutes of service per day 4 days per week, service of 135 or more days in any school year during which the alternative school calendar is adopted shall constitute a year of service.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William B. Black
  1/15/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/15/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2010HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/2/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  3/9/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/10/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/10/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 019-000-000
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2010HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  3/22/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/22/2010HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 081-021-002
  3/23/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/23/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/23/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/23/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/23/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/24/2010SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Education
  4/14/2010SenatePostponed - Education
  4/20/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/20/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/20/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/20/2010SenateHeld in Education
  4/23/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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