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 Bill Status of HB0194  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia - Charles E. Jefferson - Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr. - Stephanie A. Kifowit, Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr., Kenneth Dunkin, Monique D. Davis, Mary E. Flowers, Esther Golar, Camille Y. Lilly, La Shawn K. Ford, John M. Cabello and Carol A. Sente

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. - Linda Holmes - Steve Stadelman)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0198

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Lincoln Promise Zone Act. Allows the city councils of Rockford, Aurora, and East St. Louis to each create a promise zone. Provides that the promise zone shall raise funds from private sources at least sufficient to provide each eligible student who resides within the promise zone and who graduates from a public high school located within that promise zone with the tuition necessary to obtain an associate degree or its equivalent at the local community college during the 2015-2016 and 2016-1017 academic years. Provides for the creation of a Lincoln Promise Zone Authority for the promise zone. Sets forth the membership of the Board of the Authority and the Authority's powers and duties. Requires the Authority to prepare and adopt a promise zone development plan. Creates a review committee to review promise zone development plans and their implementation. Requires the review committee to report to the General Assembly on all aspects of the Act's implementation on or before December 31, 2017. Abolishes the Authorities on January 31, 2018, and repeals the Act on January 31, 2018. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/23/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  1/23/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/23/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2013HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/6/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  2/6/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  2/6/2013HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  2/20/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 009-002-000
  2/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  2/25/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/27/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/27/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  2/28/2013HouseMotion moved to Previous Question - Rep. D'Amico (M1)
  2/28/2013HouseMotion Prevailed
  2/28/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 095-022-000
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  2/28/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  2/28/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/28/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  2/28/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/28/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/6/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/12/2013SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/19/2013SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  4/17/2013SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 011-000-000
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 18, 2013
  5/2/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 6, 2013
  5/15/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-004-000
  5/15/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2013HouseEffective Date August 9, 2013
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0198

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