Bill Status of HB3143  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD K-3 CLASS SIZE REDUC

House Sponsors
Rep. Renee Kosel - Joe Dunn - Sidney H. Mathias, Frank Aguilar, Elizabeth Coulson, Randall M. Hultgren, Bill Mitchell and Rosemary Mulligan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.131 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates a K-3 class size reduction grant program to be implemented and administered by the State Board of Education. Requires that the grant criteria prescribed by the State Board provide that (i) only those districts that maintain grades kindergarten through 3 shall be grant eligible, (ii) no grant funds shall be used for grades other than kindergarten through 3, (iii) no grant funds shall be awarded to a district if the average class size in grades kindergarten through 3 is already 18 pupils or fewer, and (iv) where feasible, districts must target these grant funds to the grade level where class sizes are highest or to the school or schools where class sizes are highest. Effective July 1, 2003.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Renee Kosel
  2/27/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  2/27/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/27/2003HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Frank Aguilar
  2/27/2003HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/27/2003HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Randall M. Hultgren
  2/27/2003HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/27/2003HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/27/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2003HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  3/13/2003HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die