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Full Text of HB4781  100th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
5adding Section 9.37 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 205/9.37 new)
7    Sec. 9.37. The College and Career Interest Task Force.
8    (a) The College and Career Interest Task Force is created
9to determine the process by which Illinois public high school
10student college or career interest data may be collected and
11shared amongst public institutions of higher education. The
12Task Force shall consist of all of the following members:
13        (1) One member from each of the following public
14    institutions of higher education, appointed by the board of
15    trustees of the institution:
16            (A) Chicago State University;
17            (B) Eastern Illinois University;
18            (C) Governors State University;
19            (D) Illinois State University;
20            (E) Northeastern Illinois University;
21            (F) Northern Illinois University;
22            (G) Southern Illinois University at Carbondale;
23            (H) Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville;



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1            (I) University of Illinois at Chicago;
2            (J) University of Illinois at Springfield;
3            (K) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
4        and
5            (L) Western Illinois University.
6        (2) One member from the Board, appointed by the Board.
7        (3) One member from the Illinois Community College
8    Board, appointed by the Illinois Community College Board.
9        (4) One member from the Illinois Student Assistance
10    Commission, appointed by the Illinois Student Assistance
11    Commission.
12        (5) The State Superintendent of Education, or his or
13    her designee.
14        (6) One member representing regional offices of
15    education, recommended by a statewide organization that
16    represents regional superintendents of schools.
17        (7) One member representing school boards, recommended
18    by a statewide organization that represents school boards.
19        (8) One member representing school principals,
20    recommended by a statewide organization that represents
21    principals.
22        (9) One member representing school administrators,
23    recommended by a statewide organization that represents
24    school administrators.
25        (10) One member representing teachers, recommended by
26    a statewide organization that represents teachers.



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1        (11) One member representing teachers, recommended by
2    a different statewide organization that represents
3    teachers.
4        (12) One member representing teachers, recommended by
5    an organization representing teachers of a school
6    district.
7        (13) One member representing Chicago Public Schools.
8        (14) One member representing large unit school
9    districts.
10        (15) One member representing suburban school
11    districts.
12        (16) One member representing south suburban school
13    districts.
14        (17) One member representing a statewide organization
15    focused on research-based education policy to support a
16    school system that prepares all students for college, a
17    career, and democratic citizenship.
18        (18) One member representing an education advocacy
19    organization that works with parents or guardians.
20        (19) One member representing a high school district
21    organization in this State.
22    (b) Members of the Task Force shall serve without
23compensation but may be reimbursed for their reasonable and
24necessary expenses from funds appropriated to the Board for
25that purpose, including travel, subject to the rules of the
26appropriate travel control board. The Board shall provide



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1administrative and other support to the Task Force.
2    (c) The Task Force shall meet at the call of the Board and
3shall study the feasible methods by which the college or career
4interest data of a high school student in this State may be
5collected and shared amongst public institutions of higher
6education. The Task Force shall submit the findings of the
7study to the General Assembly on or before January 30, 2019, at
8which time the Task Force is dissolved. The report to the
9General Assembly shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of
10Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in electronic
11form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the Secretary shall
13    (d) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2019.
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.