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 Bill Status of HB2988  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EDUC OPPORTUNITY/DEVELOPMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act and the School Code. Creates the Roundtable on Educational Opportunity and Development. Contains provisions concerning the members of the Roundtable, meetings of the Roundtable, administrative support to the Roundtable, and annual reports to the General Assembly. Provides that the Roundtable shall study ways to expand educational opportunities and develop sources of private funding for students in primary and secondary education in the areas of (i) developing a business ethics curriculum, (ii) promoting and funding the arts, (iii) developing a drama therapy program, (iv) developing a school model that prioritizes an arts education, (v) establishing and funding global travel programs, and (vi) funding trips to museums. Requires the Roundtable to study ways to secure private donations and public funding in order to help expand opportunities for students and implement Roundtable recommendations. Provides that funding for programs recommended by the Roundtable must prioritize low-income students. Requires the State Board of Education, in consultation with the Roundtable, to provide administrative support to all school districts and their students wishing to utilize these opportunities. Creates the Educational Opportunity and Development Fund as a special fund in the State treasury to accept private donations and public funding. Provides that all money in the Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, by the State Board of Education for the purposes of implementing the priorities and recommendations of the Roundtable. Effective immediately.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State Mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/26/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 010-006-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/20/2021HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/21/2021HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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