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 Bill Status of HB0796  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNIVERSITY UNIFORM ADMISSION

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi - Carol Ammons - Katie Stuart - Jonathan Carroll, La Shawn K. Ford, Seth Lewis, Amy Grant, Mark Batinick, Chris Bos, Bradley Stephens, Tom Weber and Thomas Morrison

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Bill Cunningham - Scott M. Bennett - Julie A. Morrison, Rachelle Crowe, Mattie Hunter and Patricia Van Pelt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 118/5
110 ILCS 118/10
110 ILCS 118/15
110 ILCS 118/50
110 ILCS 118/95


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public University Uniform Admission Pilot Program Act. Beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, requires the University of Illinois to create a 4-year uniform admission system pilot program under the Act to admit first-time freshman students for each semester of the pilot program; makes corresponding changes. Provides that if an institution requires a student's successful completion of certain curriculum requirements prior to or concurrently with enrollment at the institution, then the institution shall identify and connect the student to a community college that offers the required curriculum and that has an articulation agreement with the institution or the institution shall offer the required curriculum through online instruction to the student. Provides that for purposes of determining enrollment capacity, priority in the admission of applicants to an institution must be given to applicants who are residents of this State and admission to an institution may not be denied to an applicant who is a State resident based on the institution's enrollment capacity unless 100% of the enrollment capacity is filled exclusively by students who are State residents.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill, but provides for the University of Illinois to admit community college transfer students (rather than first-time freshman students) under the pilot program. Specifies that the University of Illinois provides multiple pathways to transfer and shall guarantee admission to all applicants who (i) have enrolled only at an Illinois community college after graduating from an Illinois high school; (ii) have earned a minimum of 36 graded, transferable semester hours at the time of application to the University; (iii) have attained a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all transferable coursework completed at the time of application to the University; and (iv) have satisfied the university's English language proficiency requirement.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/24/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  3/24/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  3/25/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/12/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Stephens
  4/14/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/15/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  4/20/2021HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/20/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  4/20/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 111-000-001
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/21/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/21/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/5/2021SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 013-000-000
  5/5/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2021
  5/6/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2021
  5/24/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor

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