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Full Text of SB3507  96th General Assembly



SB3507 Engrossed LRB096 19928 NHT 35399 b

1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Early Learning Council Act is
5 amended by adding Section 20 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 3933/20 new)
7     Sec. 20. Early childhood block grant appropriation
8 recommendation. The Illinois Early Learning Council shall make
9 recommendations for the early childhood block grant
10 appropriation needed to make available high-quality early
11 childhood and family education programs and services to all
12 eligible children. The recommended early childhood block grant
13 appropriation level must be determined based on research and
14 reports on program components that are shown to contribute to
15 positive child outcomes. The State Board of Education shall
16 provide such data to the Council as is reasonably required for
17 the proper performance by the Council of its responsibilities
18 under this Section. The Council shall make its recommendation
19 to the General Assembly on or before January 1 of each
20 odd-numbered year, beginning on or before January 1, 2011.
21     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22 becoming law.