Bill Status of HB5967  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Emil Jones, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/29-2from Ch. 122, par. 29-2
105 ILCS 5/29-3from Ch. 122, par. 29-3
105 ILCS 5/29-4from Ch. 122, par. 29-4
105 ILCS 5/29-5from Ch. 122, par. 29-5
105 ILCS 5/29-5.2from Ch. 122, par. 29-5.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Transportation Article of the School Code. Provides that a school board shall provide free transportation for pupils residing at a distance of 2 miles (instead of one and one-half miles) or more from school. Makes related changes in provisions concerning the transportation of pupils less than that distance from school, pupils attending a charter school or nonpublic school, reimbursement by the State for transportation, and reimbursement of a custodian of a qualifying pupil for transportation expenses paid by the custodian. Effective July 1, 2014.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/25/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 009-003-000
  3/25/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/4/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 068-038-000
  4/7/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2014
  4/8/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/8/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Education
  5/6/2014SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED)
  5/16/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die