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 Bill Status of SB2071  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine - Edward D. Maloney

House Sponsors
(Rep. Roger L. Eddy - Robert W. Pritchard - Michael K. Smith - Suzanne Bassi - Sandra M. Pihos, John D. Cavaletto, Monique D. Davis, David Reis, Franco Coladipietro, Randy Ramey, Jr., Rich Brauer, Michael P. McAuliffe, Frank J. Mautino, Donald L. Moffitt, Jil Tracy, Michael G. Connelly, Kay Hatcher, Rosemary Mulligan, Ron Stephens, Darlene J. Senger, Dennis M. Reboletti, Ronald A. Wait, Sandy Cole, Raymond Poe, Elizabeth Coulson, Jerry L. Mitchell, Bob Biggins, Bill Mitchell, Renée Kosel, Michael W. Tryon, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0431

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/3-9005from Ch. 34, par. 3-9005
105 ILCS 5/3-11from Ch. 122, par. 3-11
105 ILCS 5/10-21.9from Ch. 122, par. 10-21.9
105 ILCS 5/10-22.39from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.39
105 ILCS 5/21-1from Ch. 122, par. 21-1
105 ILCS 5/21-23from Ch. 122, par. 21-23
105 ILCS 5/21-23afrom Ch. 122, par. 21-23a
105 ILCS 5/34-18.5from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Counties Code. Provides that it is a State's Attorney's duty to notify the State Superintendent of Education and others upon the conviction of any individual known to possess a certificate issued under the School Code of any of certain offenses or any other felony conviction. In the criminal history records check provisions of the School Code, makes changes concerning the offenses for which a school board may not knowingly employ a person. Provides that no one may be certified to teach or supervise in the public schools who has been convicted of certain offenses (instead of providing that in determining good character, any felony conviction of an applicant may be taken into consideration, but such a conviction shall not operate as a bar to registration). In provisions concerning suspension or revocation of a certificate, provides that the State Superintendent of Education has the exclusive authority to initiate the suspension of up to 5 calendar years or revocation of any certificate (instead of providing that a certificate may be suspended for a period not to exceed one calendar year by the regional superintendent of schools or for a period not to exceed 5 calendar years by the State Superintendent). With respect to certificate suspension and revocation, makes changes concerning an investigation, notice, a hearing, an appeal, and the offenses that are grounds for suspension and revocation. Makes other changes. Effective July 1, 2009.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
In the Section of the School Code concerning the conviction of certain offenses as grounds for revocation of a certificate, adds the criminal offenses of grooming and traveling to meet a minor to the definition of "sex offense".

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25o

Provides that it is a State's Attorney's duty to notify the chief school administrator of an employing nonpublic school upon the conviction of an individual known to possess a certificate issued under the School Code of any of certain offenses or any other felony conviction. With respect to obtaining non-public school recognition status, makes changes concerning an applicant employee's or employee's conviction of any of certain criminal offenses.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/20/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Education
  3/5/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  3/5/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/11/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 011-000-000
  3/11/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2009
  3/20/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  3/20/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/31/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 009-000-000
  3/31/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/31/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/31/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Haine
  3/31/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2009
  4/1/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 2, 2009
  4/2/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/3/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/3/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  4/3/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/6/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/6/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/29/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 020-000-000
  4/29/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/30/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/19/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  6/17/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2009SenateEffective Date August 13, 2009
  8/13/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0431

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