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 Bill Status of SB0101  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  BD HIGHER ED-COURSE MATERIALS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Bill Cunningham - Laura Ellman - Kimberly A. Lightford - Dale Fowler, Steve Stadelman, Ann Gillespie, Scott M. Bennett, Julie A. Morrison and Meg Loughran Cappel

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly M. Burke, Maurice A. West, II, Frances Ann Hurley, Carol Ammons, Elizabeth Hernandez, Jeff Keicher, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr. and Michael T. Marron)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that each public institution of higher education shall study and issue a report on the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by the public institution for improving students' timely access to required course materials and the affordability of required course materials. Sets forth the required areas of study that must be included in the report. Provides that the report from each public institution must be submitted to the Board of Higher Education or Illinois Community College Board no later than August 1, 2022. Provides that no later than February 1, 2023, the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board shall submit a joint report to the Governor and General Assembly that summarizes the findings from the reports submitted by public institutions. Requires the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board to post each institution's report and the joint report on their respective websites. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 205/9.40 new
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Collaborative Study Act. Provides that the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task Force is created within the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Sets forth the membership of the task force. Provides that the duties of the task force are to (i) conduct a collaborative college course materials affordability and equitable access study, (ii) examine the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by public and private institutions of higher learning in this State and throughout the United States for improving students' equitable first-day-of-class access to required course materials and conduct an affordability comparison of providing students' course materials, including digital learning tools, and (iii) submit a report of its findings to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Contains provisions concerning meetings, expenses, Commission assistance, collaboration, and reporting. Dissolves the task force on March 31, 2024, and repeals the Act on March 31, 2025. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1-2from Ch. 122, par. 1-2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/3/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/5/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/9/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/19/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/2/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/2/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/8/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/10/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/11/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/11/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Higher Education; 014-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/29/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/29/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  5/3/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  5/5/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  5/13/2021HouseCommittee/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 28, 2021
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/19/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 009-006-000
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2021HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2021
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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