Bill Status of SB2747  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Tim Bivins - Thomas Cullerton - Jacqueline Y. Collins - William Delgado, Heather A. Steans, Napoleon Harris, III, Kirk W. Dillard and Michael Connelly

House Sponsors
(Rep. Brian W. Stewart - Lou Lang - David Harris - John D. Anthony - Tom Demmer, Carol A. Sente, Michael Unes and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/3/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0695

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207
105 ILCS 5/2-3.160 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act and the School Code. Creates the School Security and Standards Task Force within the State Board of Education to study the security of schools in this State, make recommendations, and draft minimum standards for use by schools to make them more secure and to provide a safer learning environment for the children of this State. Sets forth provisions concerning the membership of the Task Force, meetings of the Task Force, State Board support for the Task Force, and the duties of the Task Force. Provides that, on or before January 1, 2015, the Task Force shall submit a report to the General Assembly and the Governor on specific recommendations for changes to the current law or other legislative measures. Provides that, on or before January 1, 2015, the Task Force shall submit a report to the State Board on specific recommendations for model security plan policies for schools to access and use as a guideline, which report is exempt from inspection and copying under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the Task Force is abolished and these provisions are repealed on July 1, 2015. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins
  1/28/2014SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/29/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  1/29/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/4/2014SenateWaive Posting Notice
  2/5/2014SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
  2/5/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 18, 2014
  2/7/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/19/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/20/2014SenateSecond Reading
  2/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 25, 2014
  2/27/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/27/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/27/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  2/27/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  2/27/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  2/27/2014HouseArrived in House
  2/27/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  2/27/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  3/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/23/2014HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/30/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 011-000-000
  4/30/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  4/30/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/6/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/8/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  5/8/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/6/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  7/3/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  7/3/2014SenateEffective Date July 3, 2014
  7/3/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0695