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 Bill Status of HB1474  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rich Brauer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/10-19from Ch. 122, par. 10-19
105 ILCS 5/10-21.3a
30 ILCS 805/8.31 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that if a school is not making adequate yearly progress, the school report card assessing the performance of a district's schools and students must be mailed to the registered parent or guardian of each student enrolled in the school. Requires that the mailing include an explanation as to why the school failed to meet adequate yearly progress and a clear explanation of options available to the students under the law. Provides that the report card must be completed and disseminated prior to August 1 (instead of October 31). Provides that a school board must adopt and publish a school calendar for the upcoming school year no later than March 1st of each year. Provides that the opening date must be no earlier than the day after Labor Day. Provides that a request by a parent or guardian to transfer his or her child from one school to another within the school district pursuant to federal law must be made no later than 30 days before the start of the school year (instead of 30 days after the parent or guardian receives notice of the right to transfer pursuant to federal law). Provides that supplemental services for the transferring student must be available no later than the 6th day of the school year. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rich Brauer
  2/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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